Grieg Archive

“Lifelines” = GRIEG: Violin Sonata No. 1; LISZT: Two Elegies; FRANCK: Violin Sonata– Lea Birringer, violin / Esther Birringer, piano – Rubicon

“Lifelines” = GRIEG: Violin Sonata No. 1; LISZT: Two Elegies; FRANCK: Violin Sonata– Lea Birringer, violin / Esther Birringer, piano – Rubicon

An intelligent program and fine performances make this an attractive proposition even in a highly competitive field. “Lifelines” = GRIEG: Violin Sonata No. 1 in F Major, Op. 8; LISZT: Two Elegies; FRANCK: Violin Sonata in A Major – Lea Birringer, violin / Esther Birringer, piano – Rubicon RCD1007, 60:52 (2/216/18) ****: While the Grieg […]

GRIEG: Peer Gynt; SIBELIUS: Symphony No. 5 & No. 7 – Dresden Phil. Orch./ Concertgebouw Orch. of Amsterdam/ Hilversum Radio Phil. Orch./ Paul van Kempen – Pristine

GRIEG: Peer Gynt; SIBELIUS: Symphony No. 5 & No. 7 – Dresden Phil. Orch./ Concertgebouw Orch. of Amsterdam/ Hilversum Radio Phil. Orch./ Paul van Kempen – Pristine

GRIEG: Peer Gynt: Suites Nos. 1 and 2; SIBELIUS: Symphony No. 5 in E-flat Major, Op. 82; Symphony No. 7 in C Major, Op. 105 – Dresden Philharmonic Orchestra (Grieg)/ Concertgebouw Orchestra of Amsterdam (Op. 82)/ Hilversum Radio Philharmonic Orchestra (Op. 105)/ Paul van Kempen – Pristine PASC 514, 72:43 [www.pristineclasscal.com] ****: Paul van Kempen […]

SAINT-SAENS: Piano Concerto; GRIEG Lyric Pieces; LISZT: Hungarian Rhapsodies; Polonaise – Nelson Freire, piano/ Radio-Symphony Orchestra Berlin/ Adam Fischer – Audite 

SAINT-SAENS: Piano Concerto; GRIEG Lyric Pieces; LISZT: Hungarian Rhapsodies; Polonaise – Nelson Freire, piano/ Radio-Symphony Orchestra Berlin/ Adam Fischer – Audite 

SAINT-SAENS: Piano Concerto No. 2 in g minor, Op. 22; Grieg: 5 Lyric Pieces; LISZT: Hungarian Rhapsody No. 5 in e minor; Hungarian Rhapsody No. 10 in E Major; Polonaise No. 2 in E Major – Nelson Freire, piano/ Radio-Symphony Orchestra Berlin/ Adam Fischer – Audite 95.742, 55:08 (8/11/17) [Distr. by Naxos] ****: Vintage recordings […]

Ole Edvard Antonsen [trumpet] & Wolfgang Plagge [piano] – “Furatus” = Music by GRIEG, KOSAKU YAMADA, SHOSTAKOVICH, TVEITT and NIELSEN – audio-only Blu-ray & SACD

Ole Edvard Antonsen [trumpet] & Wolfgang Plagge [piano] – “Furatus” = Music by GRIEG, KOSAKU YAMADA, SHOSTAKOVICH, TVEITT and NIELSEN – audio-only Blu-ray & SACD

Music for trumpet and piano in sparkling sound. Ole Edvard Antonsen [trumpet] & Wolfgang Plagge [piano] – “Furatus” = Music by GRIEG, KOSAKU YAMADA, SHOSTAKOVICH, TVEITT and NIELSEN – Pure Audio Blu-ray – 5.1 surround + stereo + mShuttle /+ SACD multichannel and stereo – 2L-130, 53:10 ea. (2 discs) [Distr. by Naxos] ****: Recorded […]

GRIEG: Complete Symphonic Works, Vol. V – Peer Gynt music – WDR Sym./ Eivand Aadland – Audite

GRIEG: Complete Symphonic Works, Vol. V – Peer Gynt music – WDR Sym./ Eivand Aadland – Audite

Conductor Aadland concludes his cycle of Edvard Grieg in colorful style, emphasizing both familiar orchestral and rare vocal works. GRIEG: Complete Symphonic Works, Vol. V = Music to Henrik’s Ibsen’s Peer Gynt, Op. 23: At the Wedding; Dance of the Mountain King’s Daughter; Six Orchestral Songs; Two Lyric Pieces, Op. 68; The Mountain Thrall, Op. […]

SVENDSEN: String Octet in A Major; BRUCH: String Octet – Tharice Virtuosi – Claves

SVENDSEN: String Octet in A Major; BRUCH: String Octet – Tharice Virtuosi – Claves

Two octets of impressive scale receive intimately ardent renditions in these 2011 performances. SVENDSEN: String Octet in A Major, Op. 3; BRUCH: String Octet in B-flat Major, Op. posth. – Tharice Virtuosi – Claves 50-1207, 67:38 (6/8/12) [Distr. by Albany] ****: Given the current amount of attention allotted to violinist and pedagogue Yehudi Menuhin (1916-1999), […]