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GRIEG, E.: Orchestral Music, Vol. 6 - From Holberg's Time / Lyric Suite / Melodies (Malmo Symphony, Engeset)

Composer(s):Grieg, Edvard
Artist(s) Engeset, Bjarte, Conductor • Malmo Symphony Orchestra
Period(s) Romantic
Genre Classical Music
Category Orchestral
Catalogue 8.572403
Label Naxos
Quality   320kbps
Album Price
 
FLAC
USD 7.99
 

 
MP3
USD 6.99
 

 


Grieg’s beautiful works for string orchestra often owe their origin to poetic inspiration or to mountain vistas. Some were based on piano originals, including the Holberg Suite, a masterpiece of invention. All of these pieces show Grieg’s assimilation of Norwegian folk culture and his lyrical mastery, through which he sought to ‘give expression to the hidden harmonies in our folk melodies’. Volume 4 in this series (8.570236) was described as containing ‘performances as fine as any in the catalogue. These are gorgeous, perfectly paced and thrillingly recorded’. (ClassicsToday.com)


   




Review By Charlotte Gardner,Classic FM,February 2012

It’s difficult to avoid a whole disc of Grieg’s music for strings becoming an overdose of Nordic niceness.  However, Engeset and the Malmö SO have done so to an impressive extent. Considering too the budget Naxos price, this is purchase-worthy. © 2012 Classic FM



Review By Anthony Tommasini,The New York Times,January 2012

A new addition to a generous series of Grieg recordings on the Naxos label offers his music for strings, beautifully played by the Malmo Symphony Orchestra of Sweden under the conductor Bjarte Engeset. Writing for just this segment empowered Grieg, and these works are masterly.

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Review By David Hurwitz,ClassicsToday.com,December 2011

The excellence of Bjarte Engeset’s Grieg recordings speaks for itself. As with previous releases in this series, the performances are outstanding. Much of this music is slow and nostalgic, and Engeset paces it perfectly.

Engeset lets the music’s romantic pedigree shine through. The sonics are terrific too. © 2011 ClassicsToday.com Read complete review



Review By Klassisk Musikkmagasin (Norway),November 2011


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