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GRIEG: Piano Transcriptions of Songs, Op. 52 / 23 Small Pieces /

Composer(s):Grieg, Edvard
Artist(s) Steen-Nokleberg, Einar, piano
Period(s) Romantic
Genre Classical Music
Category Instrumental
Catalogue 8.553400
Label Naxos
Quality   320kbps
Album Price
USD 6.99



Review By Penguin Guide,January 2009

GRIEG: Piano Sonata, Op. 7 / Stimmungen / 4 Piano Pieces, Op. 1 8.550881
GRIEG: Norwegian Folk Songs and Dances, Op. 17 and Op. 66 8.550882
GRIEG: Pictures from Everyday Life / Ballade, Op. 24 8.550883
GRIEG: Holberg Suite, Op. 40 / Slatter, Op. 72 8.550884
GRIEG: Norwegian Melodies Nos. 1 - 63 8.553391
GRIEG: Norwegian Melodies Nos. 118 - 152 8.553393
GRIEG: Lyric Pieces, Books 1 - 4, Opp. 12, 38, 43 and 47 8.553394
GRIEG: Lyric Pieces, Books 5 - 7, Opp. 54, 57 and 62 8.553395
GRIEG: Lyric Pieces, Books 8 - 10, Opp. 65, 68, and 71 8.553396
GRIEG: Peer Gynt, Suites Nos. 1and 2 / Sigurd Jorsalfar / Bergliot 8.553397
GRIEG: Norwegian Dances, Op. 35 / Peer Gynt, Op. 23 / Waltz Caprices 8.553398
GRIEG: Piano Transcriptions of Songs, Op. 41 / Nordic Melodies, Op. 63 8.553399
GRIEG: Piano Transcriptions of Songs, Op. 52 / 23 Small Pieces / 8.553400

Einar Steen-Nøkleberg has recorded every note of music Grieg composed for the piano. He as impressive musical credentials and is, among other things, the author of a book on Grieg’s piano music and its interpretations. His survey displaces earlier sets in quality: he is responsive to mood and is searchingly imaginative in his approach.

Einar Steen-Nøkleberg does not proceed chronologically: the first disc couples early and late Grieg—the very earliest of his published pieces, written while he was still studying at Leipzig, the Humoresques, Op. 6, and the E minor Piano Sonata, Op. 7, alongside the Stimmungen (‘Moods’), Op. 73, composed in the early years of the 20th century (1901–5). Whether the music is early or late, Steen-Nøkleberg plays with total sympathy and dedication, and he is beautifully recorded throughout in the Lindeman Hall of the Norwegian State Academy of Music. Only in the Sonata more....


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