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STENHAMMAR, W.: Serenade / Florez och Blanzeflor / Ithaka / Prelude and Bourree (Fredriksson, Gavle Symphony, Koivula)


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STENHAMMAR, W.: Serenade / Florez och Blanzeflor / Ithaka / Prelude and Bourree (Fredriksson, Gavle Symphony, Koivula)

This disc offers a fascinating selection of both famous and little-known works by Wilhelm Stenhammar. The Serenade ranks among his finest works, and is considered a classic instance of the ‘white nights’ that characterize summer in Northern Europe. Of the remaining works, the ballads Florez and Blanzeflor and Ithaca are notable examples of his vocal writing, while the Interlude derives from his cantata The Song. Prélude and Bourrée is a hitherto unknown work here receiving its first recording. Stenhammar’s Second Symphony is available on 8.553888 and piano works on 8.553730.

Stenhammar, Wilhelm

  Serenade in F Major, Op. 31
1.   I. Overtura 00:06:46
2.   II. Canzonetta 00:05:25
3.   III. Scherzo 00:07:39
4.   IV. Notturno 00:08:43
5.   V. Finale 00:09:15

Stenhammar, Wilhelm
Levertin, Oscar, lyricist(s)

  Florez och Blanzeflor, Op. 3
6.   Florez och Blanzeflor, Op. 3 00:09:20
  Ithaka (Ithaca), Op. 21
7.   Ithaka (Ithaca), Op. 21 00:10:27

Stenhammar, Wilhelm

  Sangen, Op. 44: Mellanspel (Interlude)
8.   Sangen, Op. 44: Mellanspel (Interlude) 00:07:14
  Prelude and Bourree
9.   Prelude and Bourree 00:14:50

Total Playing Time: 01:19:39

Stenhammar, Wilhelm

Levertin, Oscar

Koivula, Hannu

Gavle Symphony Orchestra

Fredriksson, Karl-Magnus

Label: Naxos

Genre: Orchestral; Vocal

Period: 20th Century

Catalogue No: 8.572186

Barcode: 747313218677

Physical Release: 09/2010

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