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Johan Svendsen: Orchestral Works, Vol. 2

Truls Mørk, Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra, Neeme Järvi

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Norwegian Rhapsody No. 3, Op. 21  
1.1
Allegro molto – Allegro moderato – Più vivo – Tempo I – Andante – Allegro – Più vivo – Stretto
Johan Svendsen; Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra; Neeme Järvi
8:43
Norwegian Rhapsody No. 4, Op. 22  
1.2
Andante – Un poco più lento – Allegro moderato – Allegretto quasi moderato – Andante – Allegro – Presto
Johan Svendsen; Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra; Neeme Järvi
11:47
Concerto for Cello and Orchestra in D Major, Op. 7  
1.3
I. Allegro –
Johan Svendsen; Truls Mørk; Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra; Neeme Järvi
6:54
1.4
II. Andante –
Johan Svendsen; Truls Mørk; Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra; Neeme Järvi
7:00
1.5
III. Tempo I
Johan Svendsen; Truls Mørk; Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra; Neeme Järvi
5:24
Symphony No. 2 in B-Flat Major, Op. 15  
1.6
I. Allegro
Johan Svendsen; Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra; Neeme Järvi
9:26
1.7
II. Andante sostenuto
Johan Svendsen; Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra; Neeme Järvi
6:56
1.8
III. Intermezzo. Allegro giusto
Johan Svendsen; Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra; Neeme Järvi
5:46
1.9
IV. Finale. Andante – Allegro con fuoco – Stretto
Johan Svendsen; Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra; Neeme Järvi
9:31
Digital Booklet
Total Playing Time    71:27
"... offers Svendsen at his most original and entertaining ... this is music admirers of traditional romantic symphonies and symphonic repertoire ought to know ... this hugely enjoyable disc of undemandingly appealing music presented in typically superb Chandos sound is an excellent place to start." - MusicWeb International Conductor Neeme Järvi continues his Nordic project with the Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra on this second volume in their survey of orchestral works by Norwegian composer Johan Svendsen, a contemporary of Grieg and the first really successful Norwegian symphonist. Svendsen's acclamed Cello Concerto, presented here, speaks to the poetic capabilities of the solo instrument rather than relying on virtuoso passages; in this respect it demands a cellist capable of bringing out the work’s subtle lyrical qualities. Charged with this task is Grammy-winning Norwegian cellist Truls Mørk, described by The Telegraph as "a player of angelic grace and purity of tone."
96 kHz / 24-bit PCM – Chandos Studio Masters

Recording venue Grieghallen, Bergen, Norway; 27 August 2010 (Norwegian Rhapsody No. 3), 31 August 2010 (Norwegian Rhapsody No. 4), and 23 – 25 August 2011 (Cello Concerto, Symphony No. 2) Recording producer: Brian Pidgeon Sound engineer: Ralph Couzens Assistant engineer: Gunnar Herleif Nilsen, Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation (NRK) Editor: Jonathan Cooper A & R administrator: Sue Shortridge Front cover: ‘Sunset at the fjord’, photograph © Andy Farrer / iStock Photo Back cover: Photograph of Neeme Järvi by Simon van Boxtel Design and typesetting: Cassidy Rayne Creative Booklet editor: Finn S. Gundersen

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