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DACOCD 627-630 [ADD]
Carl Nielsen
Interpretated by Tor Mann
Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra
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DACOCD 627 (CD 1)

Symphony No. 1 G minor, Op. 7 (1891-92)
32:21
[ 1 ]Allegro orgoglioso(MP3 sample Sound)
10:03
[ 2 ]Andante
8:40
[ 3 ]Allegro comodo
6:33
[ 4 ]Finale: Allegro con fuoco
6:47
 Recorded September 11, 1958 (for broadcast)
 
 
[ 5 ]»Saga-Drøm« (A Saga Dream), Op. 39 (1907-08)
11:08
 
Symphony No. 2
(»The Four Temperaments«), Op. 16
(1901-02)
27:45
[ 6 ]Allegro collerico
9:41
[ 7 ]Allegro comodo e flemmatico
4:37
[ 8 ]Andante malincolico
11:28
[ 9 ]Allegro sanguino
(N.B. only bar 1—102 !)
1:46
 Recorded February 15, 1944 (for broadcast)
 
 

DACOCD 628 (CD 2)

Symphony No. 3
(»Sinfonia espansiva«), Op. 27
(1910-11)
35:30
[ 1 ]Allegro espansivo
11:01
[ 2 ]Andante pastorale
9:20
[ 3 ]Allegretto un poco
6:49
[ 4 ]Finale. Allegro(MP3 sample Sound)
8:02
 Maria Ribbing, Soprano
Claes Göran Stenhammar, Bass-Baritone
Recorded February 15, 1944 (for broadcast)
 
 
Symphony No. 4
(»The Inextinguishable«), Op. 29
(1914-16)
35:05
[ 5 ]Allegro
11:20
[ 6 ][attacca] Poco allegretto
4:36
[ 7 ][attacca] Poco adagio quasi andante
10:35
[ 8 ][attacca] Allegro
8:35
 Bar 1 — 1033: February 19, 1947 (live concert)
(SR acetates/tape. N.B. some disturbances)
Bar 1034 — 1173: March 5, 1954 (for broadcast).
Private air-shot recording on tape
 
 

DACOCD 629 (CD 3)

Symphony No. 6
(»Sinfonia Semplice«)
(1924-25)
33:02
[ 1 ]Tempo giusto
13:30
[ 2 ]Humoreske. Allegretto
3:57
[ 3 ]Proposta seria. Adagio
5:16
[ 4 ]Tema con variazioni
10:20
 Recorded November 20, 1949 (for broadcast)
(SR acetates/tape. N.B: several disturbances)
 
 
[ 5 ]Oriental Festival March from Music
for «Aladdin«
(1918-19)
(MP3 sample Sound)
3:02
 Broadcasted February 4, 1953
(recording date unknown)
 
 
»Saul & David«
Opera in Four Acts (1898-1901)
Libretto by Einar Christiansen
Swedish text: Sven Lindström
(1928)
 
 
[ 6 ]Introduction to Act 1
2:14
 
 Act 1
34:21
[ 7 ]Saul’s Suspense
5:33
[ 8 ]Samuel’s Rebuke
9:25
[ 9 ]Saul’s Monologue
4:34
[10]David’s Song
7:14
[11]David’s & Mikals Love Duet
7:33
[12]Prelude to Act 2(MP3 sample Sound)
5:06
 

DACOCD 630 (CD 4)

[ 1 ]Introduction to Act 2
1:58
 
 Act 2
20:23
[ 2 ]The Threatening
6:48
[ 3 ]Mikal’s Joy
4:19
[ 4 ]David’s Victory(MP3 sample Sound)
5:07
[ 5 ]Saul’s Rage
1:22
[ 6 ]David’s Promise
2:45
 
[ 7 ]Introduction to Act 3
2:17
 
 Act 3
23:54
[ 8 ]In the Desert
6:19
[ 9 ]The Reconciliation
6:35
[10]Samuel’s Death
9:10
[11]Saul’s Pride
1:49
 
[12]Introduction to Act 4
2:13
 
 Act 4
23:20
[13]The Exorcist in Endor
6:31
[14]Samuel’s Ghost
3:44
[15]Saul’s Death
8:27
[16]The Hope of Israel
4:35
 
Saul, King of IsraelSigurd Björling, Bass
Jonathan, his sonLars Billengren,Tenor
Mikal, his daughterMarianne Öhrn, Soprano
David, friend of JonathanUno Ebrelius, Tenor
Samuel, prophetJoel Berglund, Bass
Abner, Saul’s captainBo Lundborg, Baryton
Abisai, David’s companionHans Nerbe, Baryton
The ExorcistBarbro Ericson, Alto
A young GirlInga-Lill Sannfrid, Soprano
Reciter (CD 3 [ 6 ]; CD 4 [ 1 ], [ 7 ] & [12])Tora Teje, Actor
Director:Palle Brunius
Swedish Radio Choir,conductor:Eric Ericson
Recorded September 16-17, 1957 (for broadcast October 24, 1957)
 
Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra
Conducted by Tor Mann