EDVARD GRIEG (1843-1907): Slåtter - Suite for Orchestra, Op. 72 (orch. Øistein Sommerfeldt [1919-1994]), Norwegian Dances, Op. 35 (orch. Hans Sitt [1850-1922]), Ballade, Op. 24 (orch. Geirr Tveitt [1908-1981]), Ringing Bells from Lyric Pieces, Op. 54/6 (orch. Grieg/Anton Seidl [1850-1898]), The Bridal Procession Passes By from Pictures from Folk Life, Op. 19/s (orch. Johan Halvorsen [1864-1935]), Funeral March in Memory of Rikard Nordraak, Op. 73 (orch. Halvorsen).
Catalogue Number: 04I060
Description: The Slåtter and Ballade are world premiere recordings. Six full pages of detailed notes by the conductor make this a very desirable release even aside from the price. Royal Scottish National Orchestra; Bjarte Engelset.