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Elverskud (The Elf King's Daughter)

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Niels W. Gade

Elverskud (The Elf King's Daughter)

Susanne Elmark, Anne Margrethe Dahl, Kirsten Dolberg, Gert Henning-Jensen, Guido Paevatalu, Sten Byriel, Elisabeth Westenholz, Tivoli Concert Choir, Tivoli Symphony Orchestra, Michael Schønwandt

“Deserves a strong recommendation” Fanfare

Niels W. Gade is one of the main figures in Danish Romaticism. His Elverskud is one of the best-known Danish works with dramatic action based on old Danish ballads. Along with Frülings-Phantasie, which was one of the most popular works in Gade's lifetime, Elverskud represents Danish Romatic Music at its finest.

Michael Schønwandt. © Miklos Szabo
“An important addition to the steadily growing Gade discography”
, American Record Guide
“Deserves a strong recommendation”
, Fanfare
“Referenzqualität”
, Fono Forum
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Elverskud op. 30 (The Elf King's daughter) (1851-54)
1 Prologue: Andantino 3:07 6,40 kr.
2 Part I, I Allegro moderato ma vivace 4:25 6,40 kr.
3 Part I, II Andante sostenuto (Oluf's Ballade) 4:14 6,40 kr.
4 Part I, III Allegro risoluto - Allegro molto 3:38 6,40 kr.
5 Part II, IV Andante con moto 4:11 6,40 kr.
6 Part II, V Andatino 2:18 6,40 kr.
7 Part II, VI Andante sostenuto 5:53 9,60 kr.
8 Part III, VII Andante con moto - Morning Song: "I Østen stiger solen op" (The Sun Now Mounts the Eastern Sky) 3:26 6,40 kr.
9 Part III, VIII Andantino - Allegro non troppo 5:18 9,60 kr.
10 Part III, IX Molto moderato 5:20 9,60 kr.
11 Epilogue: Andante sostenuto 1:30 6,40 kr.
Frühlings-Phantasie op. 23 (1852)
12 I Allegro moderato e sostenuto 7:21 9,60 kr.
13 II Allegro molto e con fuoco 6:43 9,60 kr.
14 III Allegro vivace 5:06 9,60 kr.
Total runtime: 
63 min.
Release date: 
August 1996
code: 
8.224051
FormatID: 
CD
CoverFormat: 
Jewel Case
Barcode: 
0730099975162
Track count: 
14

Credits

Recorded in Tivoli Concert Hall on 29 April to 4 May 1996

Recording producer: Ivar Munk
Sound engineer: Eyvind Rafn, DigiSound

Cover picture: Vilhelm Kyhn: Sommerlandskab, Horneland ved Fåborg" (1863)"