Search Options

Get Download Manager Now
Newsletter Archive
Find Us in Facebook
Follow Us on Twitter


ClassicsOnline Home » GRIEG, E.: Orchestral Music, Vol. 2 - Orchestrated Piano Pieces (Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Engeset)

GRIEG, E.: Orchestral Music, Vol. 2 - Orchestrated Piano Pieces (Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Engeset)

Composer(s)Grieg, Edvard
Artist(s) Engeset, Bjarte, Conductor • Royal Scottish National Orchestra
Period(s) Romantic
Genre Classical Music
Category Orchestral
Catalogue 8.557854
Label Naxos
Quality   320kbps
  Booklet / liner notes available
Download and Stream

Edvard Grieg’s idiom is firmly rooted in Norwegian folk music, especially in his numerous short pieces. The Slåtter are Norwegian folk dances and tunes, originally played on the peasant violin (Hardanger Fiddle), and notated by Johan Halvorsen. Grieg ingeniously transcribed them for the piano, and Øystein Sommerfeldt later made the orchestral arrangments of the three here recorded. Although an excellent orchestrator himself, Grieg often left his task to others, such as Halvorsen or Sitt. This collection include the Norwegian Dances, Funeral March, Bridal Procession, and the deeply emotional and personal Ballade (orchestrated by Geirr Tveitt). The orchestral versions of Slåtter and Ballade are


  Add to wishlist

Work/Track Title Time
GRIEG, E.: Orchestral Music, Vol. 2 - Orchestrated Piano Pieces (Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Engeset) 1:02:11   
  Slatter, Op. 72 (arr. O. Sommerfeldt)          
      No. 8. Bruremarsch (etter Myllarguten) (Wedding March after Myllarguten) 2:46       
      No. 4. Haugelat: Halling (Halling from The Fairy Hill) 4:01       
      No. 2. John Vestafes springdans (Jon Vestafe's Springar) 2:21       
  Nowegian Dances, Op. 35 (arr. H. Sitt)          
      No. 1. Allegro marcato 6:12       
      No. 2. Allegretto tranquillo e grazioso 2:34       
      No. 3. Allegro moderato alla marcia 3:25       
      No. 4. Allegro molto 5:24       
  Funeral March in Memory of Rikard Nordraak, EG 107 (arr. J. Halvorsen) 7:48       
  Folkelivsbilleder, Op. 19: No. 2. Brudefolget drager forbi (Bridal Procession) (arr. J. Halvorsen) 3:38       
  Ballade, Op. 24 (arr. G. Tveitt) 19:35       
  Lyric Pieces, Book 5, Op. 54: No. 6. Klokkeklang (Ringing Bells) (arr. E. Grieg and A. Seidl) 4:27       
Total Selected Album Items ( 0 )        Sub-Total Amount ( 0 )


Affiliates  |  Classical Points  |  Press Room  |  About Us  |  Contact Us  |  Terms of Use  |  Privacy Policy

ClassicsOnline Newsletter Archive

Monthly Features on ClassicsOnline

Why choose ClassicsOnline?
ClassicsOnline is your source for classical music new releases, rare catalog, historical recordings and exclusive bargains. Our vast classical music catalog has over 1 Million tracks from more than 50,000 albums available in DRM-free MP3 (320kbps) and FLAC (lossless format). More than 500 new albums are added each month, all of which are carefully indexed, and searchable by Composer, Artist, Work and Label. Membership is free, and registration includes 5 free tracks for download. Get a free track every week and gain access to exclusive classical deals when you subscribe to our newsletter. ClassicsOnline was honored in 2010 as the Best Classical Download Site by the MIDEM Classical Awards Jury.

Some titles may not be available in all countries because of possible copyright or licensing restrictions.

Copyright © 2015 Naxos Digital Services Ltd. All rights reserved. – Your Classical Music Download Source
5:55:21 PM Tuesday, May 05, 2015  -207-
This site is now closed, but it has been replaced with our exciting new service ClassicsOnline HD•LL.   x
Continue to buy your downloads at our new store, which now offers all content in lossless CD quality  
formats, in addition to MP3, and thousands of high-definition titles. To learn more, click here.  
Note that previously registered customers may still login to view their accounts until further notice.