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Grieg - Symphonic Works Vol.2 (LP) | Audite AUDITE82502

Edvard Grieg: Symphonic Works - Volume 2
Edvard Grieg

12" Album


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Label: Audite

Cat No: AUDITE82502

Number of Discs: 1

Release Date: 12th January 2015



The LP 'Edvard Grieg: Symphonic Works Vol.2' presents more highlights from Audite’s complete edition of Grieg’s symphonic works on 180g vinyl in audiophile LP sound.

Each LP purchase includes a voucher for a free mp3 and HD stereo download of these works: Audite would like to offer access to digital and mobile listening to all its LP devotees.

“The time has come to step forward with a work which is notable in both form and content” - these were the words of Edvard Grieg’s publisher, reminding the composer of the major genres of the time: symphony, oratorio, opera. But Grieg did not feel the need to write another symphony and another opera in the Middle European style. He wanted to give Norway its unique voice within European concert repertoire. And he did that with songs and piano pieces – and particularly with his symphonic works, released by Audite in a five-part complete recording with Eivind Aadland and the WDR Symphony Orchestra.

Eivind Aadland’s roots in the tradition of Norwegian folk music audibly influence his interpretations. He comes from a family where Norwegian folk music played an important role, and even as a child he came into intensive contact with Grieg’s music. Ideal prerequisites, therefore, to rediscover Grieg’s symphonic works against the background of this tradition.

Grieg’s connections with Germany stretch from his studies in Leipzig to his numerous concert performances in that country. Added to that is the extraordinary circulation of his works in Germany. This recording with the WDR Symphony Orchestra Cologne therefore also represents on several levels a German-Norwegian synthesis which had already been in existence during Grieg’s lifetime.

Track Listing

Track Listing

Track NumberTrack Name
1The Abduction of the Bride - Ingrid's Lament
2Arabian Dance
3Peer Gynt's Homecoming - Stormy Evening On the Sea
4Solveig's Song
5Funeral March in Memory of Rikard Nordraak, EG 107
6Prelude. Allegro Vivace
7Sarabande. Andante
8Gavotte. Allegretto - Musette. Poco Più Mosso
9Air. Andante Religioso
10Rigaudon. Allegro Con Brio - Poco Meno Mosso
11Klokkeklang, Op. 54, No. 6

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