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Delius: Delius in Norway

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CHSA 5131
 
Delius: Delius in Norway
Release Date: January 2014
Originally recorded in 2013
Genre:
Orchestral & Concertos

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FREDERICK DELIUS

(1862-1934)
1.

Norwegian Bridal Procession (1889)

3:43
Orchestration of 'Brudefølget drager forbi', No. 2 from Folkelivsbilleder (Pictures of Norwegian Life), Op. 19 (1869-71) by Edvard Grieg (1843-1907)
Alla marcia
2.

Paa Vidderne (1889-91, revised 1892)

14:08
(On the Mountains)
Symphonic Poem after Henrick Ibsen's Paa Vidderne
Allegro, ma non troppo - Molto tranquillo - Meno mosso; più tranquillo e cantabile -

Two Songs from the Norwegian (1889, orchestrated 1908)

7:23
Nos 3 and 7 from Seven Songs from the Norwegian (1889-90)
for voice and piano
Sung in the Norwegian
3.
Prinsessen [The Princess]
3:52
(Twilight Fancies)
Andante tranquillo ed espressivo
4.
En Fuglevise [A Bird Ditty]
3:27
(The Bird's Story)
Allegro vivace - Più lento, Solenne - A tempo - Più lento -
A tempo
Solo: Ann-Helen Moen soprano
5.

Sleigh Ride (1887, orchestrated 1889)

5:36
(Winter Night)
No. 2 from Three Small Tone Poems (1889-90)
Allegretto con moto - Poco più vivo - Più tranquillo - Andante molto tranquillo -

Folkeraadet (1897)

25:29
(The People's Parliament)
Incidental music to the play by Gunnar Heiberg (1857-1929)
Edited by Sir Thomas Beecham and Dr Eric Fenby
6.
I
Prelude to Act I. Con moto - Molto tranquillo - Tempo I
3:13
7.
II
Interlude between Acts I and II. Con spirito - Allargando -
5:31
8.
Melodrama in Act II. Molto tranquillo
0:57
9.
III
Interlude between Acts II and III. Allegro energico -
7:24
10.
Melodrama in Act V. [ ]
0:57
11.
IV
Interlude between Acts IV and V. Marcia, lento solenne -
7:11
Solenne - Lento - Allegro, ma non troppo - Moderato -
12.

On Hearing the First Cuckoo in Spring (1912)

6:13
No. 1 from Two Pieces for Small Orchestra
(Introducing a Norwegian Folksong)
Edited by Sir Thomas Beecham
For Balfour Gardiner
Slow - With easy flowing movement - Very slow
13.

Eventyr (1915-17)

15:10
[Tales of Adventure]
(Once upon a Time)
(Ballad after Asbjørnsen's Folklore)
Revised and edited by Sir Thomas Beecham
For Sir Henry Wood
Slow and mysteriously - With easy movement -
Un poco più - Molto tranquillo - Poco più animato -
Total time: 78:32
Conductor: Sir Andrew Davis
15-18 April 2013




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