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Carl Nielsen


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DACOCD 801-830 [ADD] - Released 2015

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The largest ever box set of Carl Nielsen recordings! All in new digital transfers done by Andrew Walter of Abbey Road Studios and Claus Byrith of Asinus Studios. With a large new booklet written by Lyndon Jenkins.
Content of DACOCD 831-830
 
Disc 1 of 30 Booklet text in PDF-format

CD booklet


Reviews:
BBC Music Magazine
 
Grammophone
 
Classical Source
 
Reviews in Danish:
JC klassisk
 
Jens Cornelius
Symphony No. 1 G minor, Op. 7 (1891-92) 31:16
[ 1 ] Allegro orgoglioso 9:16 Play
[ 2 ] Andante 6:28 Play
[ 3 ] Allegro comodo 8:36 Play
[ 4 ] Finale. Allegro con fuoco 6:54 Play
Erik Tuxen, Conductor
Live Concert, June 6, 1957, Denmark's Radio, Studio 1
Symphony No. 2 (The Four Temperaments), Op. 16 (1901-02) 34:26
[ 5 ] Allegro collerico 10:17 Play
[ 6 ] Allegro comodo e flemmatico 4:57 Play
[ 7 ] Andante malincolico 11:17 Play
[ 8 ] Allegro sanguineo 7:53 Play
Launy Grøndahl, Conductor
Live Concert, June 7, 1956, Denmark's Radio, Studio 1
Grøndahl's Farewell Concert

The Danish State Radio Symphony Orchestra

Disc 2 of 30
Symphony No. 3 (Sinfonia espansiva), Op. 27 (1910-11) 34:53
[ 1 ] Allegro espansivo 11:04 Play
[ 2 ] Andante pastorale 8:39 Play
(Solo soprano: Kirsten Hermansen. Solo baritone: Erik Sjøberg)
[ 3 ] Allegretto un poco 5:57 Play
[ 4 ] Finale. Allegro 9:11 Play
Live Concert, June 20, 1959, Denmark's Radio, Studio 1
Symphony No. 4 (The Inextinguishable), Op. 29 (1914-16) 33:16
[ 5 ] Allegro - 10:56 Play
[ 6 ] Poco allegretto - 4:37 Play
[ 7 ] Poco adagio quasi andante - 9:56 Play
[ 8 ] Allegro 7:48 Play
Live Concert, September 2, 1952, Denmark's Radio, Studio 1

Thomas Jensen, Conductor
The Danish State Radio Symphony Orchestra

Disc 3 of 30
Symphony No. 5, Op. 50 (1921-22) 36:18
[ 1 ] Tempo giusto- 12:05 Play
[ 2 ] Adagio non troppo 8:37 Play
[ 3 ] Allegro-Presto-Andante un poco tranquillo-Allegro (Tempo 1) 15:16 Play
Erik Tuxen, Conductor
Live Concert, Théâtre des Champs-Élysées, Paris, April 22, 1955
Symphony No. 6 (Sinfonia Semplice), (1924-25) 32:44
[ 4 ] Tempo giusto 12:26 Play
[ 5 ] Humoreske. Allegretto 3:57 Play
[ 6 ] Proposta seria. Adagio 5:11 Play
[ 7 ] Thema con variazioni 10:22 Play
Thomas Jensen, Conductor
Recorded June 17-19, 1952, Denmark's Radio, Studio 1
Tono Y 30012-15

The Danish State Radio Symphony Orchestra

From Music for »Aladdin« (suite), (1918-19) 6:37
[ 8 ] Oriental Festival March 2:17 Play
[ 9 ] Dance of The Morning Mists 0:58 Play
[10] Hindu Dance 1:36 Play
[11] Negroes' Dance 1:46 Play
Emil Reesen, Conductor
Royal Danish Orchestra
Recorded November 14, 1935. Phon S. 50483
Disc 4 of 30
Symphony No. 3 (Sinfonia espansiva), Op. 27 (1910-11) 34:01
[ 1 ] Allegro espansivo 11:13 Play
[ 2 ] Andante pastorale 8:10 Play
(Solo soprano: Inger Lis Hassing. Solo baritone: Erik Sjøberg)
[ 3 ] Allegretto un poco 6:21 Play
[ 4 ] Finale. Allegro 8:17 Play
Recorded October 25-26 & 30, 1946, Denmark's Radio, Studio 1
Dec AK 2161-65
From the opera Maskarade (1904-06)
[ 5 ] Overture 4:18 Play
Recorded October 26, 1946, Denmark's Radio, Studio 1. Dec AK 2161
[ 6 ] Prelude to Act 2 4:09 Play
Recorded April 14, 1950, Denmark's Radio, Studio 1. HMV Z 7022
Symphony No. 5, Op. 50 (1921-22) 36:35
[ 7 ] Tempo giusto- 11:34 Play
[ 8 ] Adagio non troppo 8:50 Play
[ 9 ] Allegro-Presto-Andante un poco tranquillo-Allegro (Tempo 1) 16:09 Play
Recorded April 13-14 & 16, 1950, Denmark's Radio, Studio 1
HMV Z 7022-26

Erik Tuxen, Conductor

The Danish State Radio Symphony Orchestra

Disc 5 of 30
Little suite for strings A minor, Op. 1 (1888) 14:40
[ 1 ] Prelude. Andante con moto 2:56 Play
[ 2 ] Intermezzo. Allegro moderato 5:30 Play
[ 3 ] Finale. Andante con moto - 1:11 Play
[ 4 ] Allegro con brio 5:00 Play
Recorded April 7, 1948, Denmark's Radio, Studio 1. EuCol DDX 17-18
[ 5 ] Helios Overture Op. 17 (1903) 11:48 Play
Recorded May 30 & June 8, 1952, Denmark's Radio, Studio 1. Dec BR 3077
From the opera Saul & David, (1898-1901)
[ 6 ] Prelude Act 2 4:41 Play
Recorded October 31, 1946, Denmark's Radio, Studio 1. Dec AK 24006
Symphony No. 5, Op. 50 (1921-22) 34:46
[ 7 ] Tempo giusto- 11:25 Play
[ 8 ] Adagio non troppo 8:51 Play
[ 9 ] Allegro-Presto-Andante un poco tranquillo-Allegro (Tempo 1) 14:30 Play
Live Concert, Usher Hall, Edinburgh Festival, August 29, 1950

Erik Tuxen, Conductor

The Danish State Radio Symphony Orchestra

Disc 6 of 30
Symphony No. 1 G minor, Op. 7 (1891-92) 32:43
[ 1 ] Allegro orgoglioso 9:03 Play
[ 2 ] Andante 6:42 Play
[ 3 ] Allegro comodo 8:18 Play
[ 4 ] Finale. Allegro con fuoco 8:40 Play
The Danish State Radio Symphony Orchestra
Recorded June 14-15, 1952, Denmark's Radio, Studio 1. Dec ACL 279
Little suite for strings A minor, Op. 1 (1888) 15:08
[ 5 ] Prelude. Andante con moto 3:06 Play
[ 6 ] Intermezzo. Allegro moderato 5:33 Play
[ 7 ] Finale: Andante con moto - 1:34 Play
[ 8 ] Allegro con brio 4:45 Play
Royal Danish Orchestra
Recorded January 31 & February 22, 1941. HMV DB 5256-57
Symphony No. 2 (The Four Temperaments), Op. 16 (1901-02) 30:58
[ 9 ] Allegro collerico 8:53 Play
[10] Allegro comodo e flemmatico 4:15 Play
[11] Andante malincolico 10:45 Play
[12] Allegro sanguineo 7:05 Play
The Danish State Radio Symphony Orchestra
Recorded October 3, 1947, Denmark's Radio, Studio 1. HMV Z 7000-03

Thomas Jensen, Conductor

Disc 7 of 30
Symphony No. 5, Op. 50 (1921-22) 33:30
[ 1 ] Tempo giusto - 10:29 Play
[ 2 ] Adagio non troppo 8:22 Play
[ 3 ] Allegro-Presto-Andante un poco tranquillo-Allegro (Tempo 1) 14:34 Play
The Danish State Radio Symphony Orchestra
Recorded April 7, 1954, Denmark's Radio, Studio 1 Dec LXT 2980
[ 4 ] Helios Overture Op. 17 (1903) 10:57 Play
Royal Danish Orchestra
Recorded September 1942. Odeon D 6436-7
From the opera Saul & David (1898-1901)
[ 5 ] Prelude Act 2 5:05 Play
Tivoli Concert Hall Orchestra
Recorded July 2 1942. Tono X 25002
Flute Concerto, (1926) 18:19
[ 6 ] Allegro moderato - 11:07 Play
[ 7 ] Andante - 4:29 Play
[ 8 ] Allegretto 2:43 Play
Holger Gilbert-Jespersen, flute
The Danish State Radio Symphony Orchestra
Recorded April 1954, Denmark's Radio, Studio 1. Dec ACL 292
From Music for »Moderen« (The Mother) (1920)
[ 9 ] Prelude to Scene 7 2:46 Play
Recorded July 2, 1942. Tono X 25002
From the opera Maskarade (1904-06)
[10] Hanedans (Cockerel's Dance) 3:53 Play
Tivoli Concert Hall Orchestra
Recorded September 8, 1942. Tono X 25008

Thomas Jensen, Conductor

Disc 8 of 30
Symphony No. 4 (The Inextinguishable), Op. 29 (1914-16) 36:06
[ 1 ] Allegro - 12:00 Play
[ 2 ] Poco allegretto - 4:31 Play
[ 3 ] Poco adagio quasi andante - 10:48 Play
[ 4 ] Allegro 8:47 Play
Recorded August 17-19, 1951, Denmark's Radio, Studio 1
HMV DB 20156-60
[ 5 ] At the Bier of a Young Artist (Andante lamentoso) (1910) 4:35 Play
Recorded September 28, 1947, Denmark's Radio, Studio 1. HMV Z 294
From the opera Maskarade (1904-06)
[ 6 ] Hanedans (Cockerel's Dance) 4:34 Play
Recorded August 19, 1951, Denmark's Radio, Studio 1. HMV DB 20156
From Symphony No. 3 (Sinfonia espansiva), Op. 27 (1910-11)
[ 7 ] 1. Allegro espansivo, from bar 385-661 3:57 Play
[ 8 ] 2. Andante pastorale, from bar 101-126 3:04 Play
Johanne Karstens, soprano. Holger Bruusgaard, baritone
[ 9 ] 4. Finale. Allegro, from bar 151-301 3:50 Play
Live Concert, October 19, 1931 at Stærekassen, Copenhagen
Carl Nielsen Memorial Concert

Launy Grøndahl, Conductor

The Danish State Radio Symphony Orchestra

From Music for »Aladdin«, (suite) (1918-19) 16:34
[10] Oriental Festival March 3:06 Play
[11] Aladdin's Dream - Dance of The Morning Mists 3:00 Play
[12] Hindu Dance 2:37 Play
[13] Market Place in Ispahan 3:39 Play
[14] Negroes' Dance 4:12 Play
Svend Christian Felumb, Conductor
Tivoli Concert Hall Orchestra
Recorded January 31, 1936. HMV X 4676, Z 232, Z 331
Disc 9 of 30
Symphony No. 3 (Sinfonia espansiva), Op. 27 (1910-11) 33:58
[ 1 ] Allegro espansivo 11:02 Play
[ 2 ] Andante pastorale 8:06 Play
(Solo soprano: Ruth Guldbæk. Solo baritone: Erik Sjøberg)
[ 3 ] Allegretto un poco 6:02 Play
[ 4 ] Finale. Allegro 8:48 Play
The Danish State Radio Symphony Orchestra
Recorded March 3-5, 1955, Denmark's Radio, Studio 1. Phil AR 00764
[ 5 ] Clarinet Concerto Op. 57 (1928) 24:06 Play
Louis Cahuzac, clarinet
Royal Danish Orchestra
Recorded November 3-4, 1947. EuCol LDX 7000-02

John Frandsen, Conductor

From the opera Maskarade (1904-06)
[ 6 ] Overture 4:18 Play
[ 7 ] Hanedans (Cockerel's Dance) 4:11 Play
Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Recorded Berlin, September 4, 1940. Phon. ZS 60099
From Music for »Moderen« (The Mother) (1920)
[ 8 ] Prelude to Scene 7 2:35 Play
[ 9 ] March 4:19 Play
The Danish State Radio Symphony Orchestra
Recorded November 5, 1946, Denmark's Radio, Studio 1. HM80012

Emil Reesen, Conductor

Disc 10 of 30
Violin Concerto, Op. 33 (1911) 33:29
[ 1 ] Prelude. Largo 6:25 Play
[ 2 ] Allegro cavalleresco 11:27 Play
[ 3 ] Poco adagio - 6:13 Play
[ 4 ] Rondo. Allegretto scherzando 9:24 Play
Yehudi Menuhin, violin
Recorded September 28-29, 1952, Denmark's Radio, Studio 1
HMV BLP 1025
[ 5 ] Clarinet Concerto Op. 57 (1928) 26:42 Play
Ib Eriksson, clarinet
Recorded April 1954, Denmark's Radio, Studio 1. Dec ACL 292

The Danish State Radio Symphony Orchestra

Three Motets, op. 55. (1929) 17:39
[ 6 ] »Afflictus sum« (Ps. XXXVII, 9) 7:33 Play
[ 7 ] »Dominus regit me« (Ps. XXII, 1-2) 3:55 Play
[ 8 ] »Benedictus Dominus« (Ps. XXX, 22) 6:11 Play
The Danish Radio Madrigal Choir
Recorded December 1, 1953, Denmark's Radio, Studio 1. Dec LXT 2934

Mogens Wöldike, Conductor

Disc 11 of 30
From the opera Maskarade (1904-06)
[ 1 ] Overture 3:51 Play
Nicolai Malko, Conductor
Recorded September 26, 1947, Denmark's Radio, Studio 1. HMV Z 395
Symphony No. 2 (The Four Temperaments), Op. 16 (1901-02) 30:32
[ 2 ] Allegro collerico 8:54 Play
[ 3 ] Allegro comodo e flemmatico 4:21 Play
[ 4 ] Andante malincolico 10:08 Play
[ 5 ] Allegro sanguineo 6:53 Play
Thomas Jensen, Conductor
Recorded March 17, 1944 by HMV at Stærekassen, Copenhagen
(DB17-20, unissued test records)
Symphony No. 5, Op. 50 (1921-22) 38:47
[ 6 ] Tempo giusto - 11:56 Play
[ 7 ] Adagio non troppo 9:35 Play
[ 8 ] Allegro-Presto-Andante un poco tranquillo-Allegro (Tempo 1) 17:16 Play
Georg Høeberg, Conductor
Live Concert, February 2, 1933 at Stærekassen, Copenhagen

The Danish State Radio Symphony Orchestra

Disc 12 of 30
Violin Concerto, Op. 33 (1911) 33:22
[ 1 ] Prelude. Largo 5:57 Play
[ 2 ] Allegro cavalleresco 12:05 Play
[ 3 ] Poco adagio - 5:18 Play
[ 4 ] Rondo. Allegretto scherzando 9:57 Play
Emil Telmanyi, violin
Live Concert, January 25, 1951, Denmark's Radio, Studio 1
[ 5 ] Helios Overture Op. 17 12:49 Play
Live Concert, April 5, 1934 at Stærekassen, Copenhagen

Fritz Busch, Conductor

The Danish State Radio Symphony Orchestra

[ 6 ] Saga-Drøm (A Saga Dream), Op. 39 (1907-08) 9:03 Play
Royal Danish Orchestra
Recorded February 2, 1942. HMV DB 5263
From the opera Maskarade (1904-06)
[ 7 ] Prelude to Act. 2 4:13 Play
Live Concert, April 26, 1934 at Stærekassen, Copenhagen
[ 8 ] Hymnus Amoris Op. 12 (1896-97) (abridged) 14:53 Play
Viorica Tango, soprano; Marius Jacobsen, tenor; Henry Skjær, bass
Einar Nørby, baritone; Copenhagen Boy's Choir; Danish Radio Choir
Live Concert, April 19, 1934 at Stærekassen, Copenhagen

Egisto Tango, Conductor

The Danish State Radio Symphony Orchestra

Disc 13 of 30
Violin Concerto, Op. 33 (1911) 33:43
[ 1 ] Prelude. Largo - 6:08 Play
[ 2 ] Allegro cavalleresco 12:00 Play
[ 3 ] Poco adagio - 5:25 Play
[ 4 ] Rondo. Allegretto scherzando 10:10 Play
Emil Telmányi, violin
Egisto Tango, Conductor
Royal Danish Orchestra
Recorded June 3-7, 1947. Tono X 25081-85
Flute Concerto, (1926) 17:08
[ 5 ] Allegro moderato - 10:07 Play
[ 6 ] Andante - 4:22 Play
[ 7 ] Allegretto 2:39 Play
Poul Birkelund, flute
Thomas Jensen, Conductor
Live Concert, May 29, 1958, Tivoli Gardens, Copenhagen
[ 8 ] Clarinet Concerto, Op. 57 (1928) 25:12 Play
Ib Eriksson, clarinet
Mogens Wöldike, Conductor
Live Concert, May 19, 1954, Denmark's Radio, Studio 1

The Danish State Radio Symphony Orchestra

Disc 14 of 30
Little suite for strings, A minor, Op. 1 (1888) 14:35
[ 1 ] Prelude. Andante con moto 2:38 Play
[ 2 ] Intermezzo. Allegro moderato 5:38 Play
[ 3 ] Finale. Andante con moto - 1:08 Play
[ 4 ] Allegro con brio 5:11 Play
Live Concert, October 16, 1956, Koncerthuset, Stockholm, Sweden
[ 5 ] Helios Overture Op. 17 (1903) 12:27 Play
Live Concert, October 4, 1956, Denmark's Radio, Studio 1
[ 6 ] Saga-Drøm (A Saga Dream) Op. 39 (1907-08) 9:03 Play
Live Concert, March 3, 1957, Denmark's Radio, Studio 1

Erik Tuxen, Conductor

[ 7 ] Pan and Syrinx Op. 49 (1917-18) 7:16 Play
Live Concert, February 16, 1959, Denmark's Radio, Studio 1
[ 8 ] At the Bier of a Young Artist (Andante lamentoso) (1910) 5:03 Play
Live Concert, January 12, 1958, Denmark's Radio, Studio 1
[ 9 ] Hymnus Amoris Op. 12 (1896-97) 19:49 Play
Soloists: Ruth Guldbæk, soprano; Ellen-Margrethe Edlers, mezzo
Niels Brincker and Niels Møller, tenor
Holger Nørgaard and Niels Juul Bondo, bass
Danish Radio Boys Choir. Danish Radio Choir
Live Concert, Tivoli Gardens, May 29, 1958

Thomas Jensen, Conductor

The Danish State Radio Symphony Orchestra

Disc 15 of 30
[ 1 ] Søvnen (Sleep) Op. 18 (1903-04) 17:26 Play
The Danish Radio Choir
Johan Hye-Knudsen, Conductor
The Danish State Radio Symphony Orchestra
Live Concert, November 19, 1953, Denmark's Radio, Studio 1
From Music for »Aladdin« (suite) (1918-19) 20:26
[ 2 ] Oriental Festival March 3:08 Play
[ 3 ] Aladdin's Dream 0:57 Play
[ 4 ] Dance of the Morning Mists 1:50 Play
[ 5 ] Hindu Dance 4:11 Play
[ 6 ] Market Place in Ispahan 3:17 Play
[ 7 ] Prisoner's Dance 2:38 Play
[ 8 ] Negroes' Dance 4:15 Play
Svend Christian Felumb, Conductor
Tivoli Concert Hall Orchestra
Recorded September 11, 1953. EuCol KSX 1
From Music for »Moderen« (The Mother) (1920)
[ 9 ] Tågen letter (The fog is lifting) 3:08 Play
Holger Gilbert-Jespersen, flute; Valborg Poulsen, harp
Recorded January 31, 1936. HMV DB 52003
[10] Børnene leger (The children at play) 1:52 Play
Poul Birkelund, flute
[11] Tro og håb spiller (Faith and hope are playing) 1:57 Play
Poul Birkelund, flute; Herman Holm Andersen, viola
Recorded Spring 1960. Met MCEP 3112
[12] Prelude to Scene 7 2:42 Play
[13] Som en rejselysten flåde (Like a fleet ready to set sail) 1:12 Play
Chorus of the Royal Theatre
Johan Hye-Knudsen, Conductor
Royal Danish Orchestra
Recorded August 24, 1936. HMV Z 237
[14] March 4:05 Play
Royal Danish Orchestra
Recorded 1942 - Odeon D 6437
From the opera Maskarade (1904-06)
[15] Overture 3:57 Play
[16] Magdelone's Dancing Scene, arr. for orch. 3:05 Play
[17] Prelude to Act. 2 4:15 Play
[18] Hanedans (Cockerel's Dance) 4:41 Play
Recorded April 1954, Denmark's Radio, Studio 1. Dec BR 3111

Thomas Jensen, Conductor

The Danish State Radio Symphony Orchestra

From the opera Maskarade (1904-06)
[19] Hanedans (Cockerel's Dance) 4:29 Play
Frederik Schnedler-Petersen, Conductor
Berlin State Opera Orchestra
Recorded Berlin, 1924. Polyphon S 60041
[20] Jens Vejmand, Polka (arranger unknown) 3:14 Play
Grammophon Orkester, Copenhagen
Recorded Spring 1910. HMV 280519
Disc 16 of 30
Maskarade (1904-06) Opera in Three Acts
Libretto by Vilhelm Andersen after Ludvig Holberg (Sung in Danish)
Act. 1 47:30
[ 1 ] Overture 4:03 Play
[ 2 ] Leander: Aaja, aa ja (Leander, Henrik)
Oh yes, oh yes
2:35 Play
[ 3 ] Leander: Se, hvor min Vindveslem (Leander, Henrik)
See my window's golden light
1:11 Play
[ 4 ] Henrik: Herre! Herre! (Henrik, Leander)
Master! Master!
3:58 Play
[ 5 ] Henrik: Først kommer fæl og fus (Tamperretsscene)
Enter with fume and fuss (Ember Court scene)
3:26 Play
[ 6 ] Henrik: Herre! I staar saa stum (Henrik, Leander)
Master! You're so still
2:56 Play
[ 7 ] Magdelone: Er der nogen hjemme? (Magdelone, Leander, Henrik)
Is anyone at home?
4:29 Play
[ 8 ] Jeronimus: Kan I være rolige? (Jeronimus, Leander, Magdelone, Henrik)
May we have silence here?
5:04 Play
[ 9 ] Jeronimus: Det Satans Spind!
The devil's work!
1:11 Play
[10] Jeronimus: Fordum var der Fred paa Gaden
Once peace ruled in our streets
2:37 Play
[11] Henrik: Hr. Leonard (Henrik, Leonard, Jeronimus)
Mr. Leonard
3:26 Play
[12] Arv: Her er jeg, Husbond! (Arv, Jeronimus, Leonard)
Here I am, master!
0:43 Play
[13] Jeronimus: Hvad vilde I paa den fordømte Maskarade? (Jeronimus, Henrik, Leonard)
What were you doing at that blasted masquerade?
1:20 Play
[14] Henrik: I dette Land
In this country
1:40 Play
[15] Leonard: Hm! Hm! En Kavaller! (Leonard, Henrik, Jeronimus, Leander)
Hm! Hm! A cavalier!
3:17 Play
[16] Jeronimus: Hold Mund! (Jeronimus, Henrik, Leander, Arv)
Now shut your mouth!
5:34 Play
Act. 2 24:41
[17] Prelude 4:06 Play
[18] Vægteren: Hov Vægter! Klokken er slagen otte! (Vægteren, Arv)
Ho, watchman! The clock struck eight!
3:24 Play
[19] Henrik: Ha-a-a! Ha-a-a! (Henrik, Arv)
Ha-a-a! Ha-a-a!
2:10 Play
[20] Henrik: Tosse! (Henrik, Arv)
You fool!
1:06 Play
[21] Leander: Nu Arv! er Posten lystig? (Leander, Arv, Henrik)
Well, Arv! Enjoying your watch?
0:46 Play
[22] Leander: Se Henrik! (Leander, Henrik)
See, Henrik!
2:59 Play
[23] Leander: Naar Hjertet brænder
When the heart is burning
0:47 Play
[24] Pernille: Hyp, hyp, hyp! (Pernille, Leander, Henrik, Arv)
Gee, gee, gee, my horse!
0:25 Play
[25] Leonore: Monsieur! (Leonore, Leander, Pernille)
Monsieur! Good Sir!
3:26 Play
[26] Jeronimus: Luk op! Luk op! (Jeronimus, Arv)
Open up! Open up!
1:57 Play
[27] Magdelone: Porten er aaben (Magdelone, Leonard)
The gates are open
1:22 Play
[28] Jeronimus: Se saa! Se saa! (Jeronimus, Arv)
See here! See here!
0:51 Play
[29] Vægteren: Hov Vægter! Klokken er slagen ni!
Ho, watchman! The clock struck nine!
1:22 Play
(ACT 3 on CD 17)
Disc 17 of 30
Act. 3 22:31
[ 1 ] Prelude 1:26 Play
[ 2 ] Leander: Ulignelige Pige (Leander, Leonore)
Incomparable maiden
4:48 Play
[ 3 ] Henrik: Min søde Balsambøsse (Henrik, Pernille)
My sweetest balm distiller
1:41 Play
[ 4 ] Leonard: Ydmygste Tjener (Leonard, Magdelone)
Your humble servant
2:39 Play
[ 5 ] Maskarademesteren: Hanedansen!
Dance of the Cockerels!
3:57 Play
[ 6 ] Leonore: O kom min Ven! (Leonore, Leander, Henrik, Studenter)
Oh, come my friend!
1:08 Play
[ 7 ] Magister: Naar Mars og Venus har endt deres Spil
When Mars and Venus have ended their play
1:09 Play
[ 8 ] Maskarademesteren: Tramtrara!
Tramtrara!
1:08 Play
[ 9 ] Kor: Ej Graad skal flyde
We'll not be weeping
2:13 Play
[10] Alle: Kehraus!
Chain dance!
2:22 Play
Jeronimus, Borger i København
A citizen of Copenhagen
Holger Byrding, Bass
Magdelone, hans hustru
his wife
Ingeborg Steffensen, Mezzo
Leander, hans søn
their son
Thyge Thygesen, Tenor
Henrik, Leanders Tjener
Leander's valet
Einar Nørby, Bass-Baritone
Arv, Gårdskarl
Jeronimus' servant
Marius Jacobsen, Tenor
Leonard, fra Slagelse
A citizen of Slagelse
Poul Wiedemann, Tenor-Baritone
Leonore, hans datter
his daughter
Ruth Guldbæk, Soprano
Pernille, Leonoras Kammerpige
Leonora's maid
Ellen Margrethe Edlers, Soprano
En Vægter
Night Watchman
Georg Leicht, Bass
Maskarademesteren
Master of the Masquerade
Georg Leicht, Bass
En Magister
A tutor
Niels Juul Bondo, Baritone
Danish Radio Choir
Launy Grøndahl, Conductor
The Danish State Radio Symphony Orchestra
Live Direct Studio Performance, January 28, 1954
Denmark's Radio, Studio 1
Saul & David (1898 - 1901) Opera in Four Acts
Libretto by Einar Christiansen. (Sung in Danish)
Act. 1 31:47
[11] Saul: Kommer han? (Saul, Jonathan, Kor)
Where is he?
1:39 Play
[12] Abner: Folket spredes, Kong Saul (Abner, Saul, Jonathan, Kor)
The people are distressed, King Saul
1:25 Play
[13] Jonathan: Fader, hvad gør du? (Jonathan, Saul)
Father, what doest thou?
0:25 Play
[14] Jonathan: Hør, jeg besværger dig! (Jonathan, Saul)
Hear me, I beg of you!
1:14 Play
[15] Kor: Herre, tag Skjold og Værge (Kor, Saul)
God be our shield and fortress
0:57 Play
[16] Kor: Men se, af det rygende Blod (Kor, Saul)
Behold the smokey blood
0:55 Play
[17] Samuel: Mod dig, o Saul (Samuel, Saul, Jonathan)
Against you, King Saul
6:11 Play
[18] Jonathan: Kong Saul, min Fader (Jonathan, Saul)
King Saul, my father
2:40 Play
[19] Saul: Kunde jeg rejse mig mod dig!
I would rebel against Thee!
3:14 Play
[20] Jonathan: O David, se ham
Oh, David, see him
0:40 Play
[21] David: Jeg kommer fra Bethlehems Dale (David, Saul)
I come out of Bethlehem's valleys
1:44 Play
[22] David: Glæde over Livet (David, Saul)
Rejoice in all that lives
1:18 Play
[23] Saul: Hvem bragte dig hid? (Saul, David, Jonathan)
Who brought you here?
2:36 Play
[24] Abner: Krigsfolket venter! (Abner, Saul, Jonathan)
All warriours are ready!
1:10 Play
[25] David: Jeg har set dig en Gang
I saw you one day
1:33 Play
[26] Mikal: Jeg saa ogsaa dig (Mikal, David)
And I saw you
4:06 Play
(Act 2, 3 & 4 on CD 18)
Disc 18 of 30
Act. 2 25:52
[ 1 ] Prelude 5:01 Play
[ 2 ] David: Glæde over Mandens Arm (David, Abner, Saul, Kor)
Praise the strength that men possess
2:28 Play
[ 3 ] Saul: Herren har mærket mit Hus (Saul, Kor, Mikal)
God has forsaken my house
0:35 Play
[ 4 ] David: Konge, lad ikke din Sjæl (David, Mikal, Saul)
King, do not despair
2:09 Play
[ 5 ] Saul: Her er mit Sværd (Saul, David, Mikal, Abner)
Here is my sword
1:34 Play
[ 6 ] Mikal: Dø ikke fra mig (Mikal, David, Saul)
Do not forsake me
1:15 Play
[ 7 ] Mikal: Saa I ham, Piger? (Mikal, Kor)
Saw you him, maidens?
2:37 Play
[ 8 ] En ung Pige: Se, gennem Dalen (En ung Pige, Mikal, Kor)
He speeds through the valley
1:12 Play
[ 9 ] Jonathan: Sejr for Israel (Jonathan, Mikal, Kor)
Victorious is Israel
1:36 Play
[10] Kor: Halleluja! Halleluja!
Halleluja! Halleluja!
2:06 Play
[11] Saul: Ved Davids Haand
By David's hand
0:57 Play
[12] Kor: Frydesang, Paukeslag!
Shout for joy, sound the drums!
0:37 Play
[13] Saul: Tusinde slog jeg (Saul, Jonathan)
Saul slew thousands
0:19 Play
[14] Jonathan: Stands Eders Sange! (Jonathan, Saul, David)
Cease your singing!
0:54 Play
[15] David, Herre, jeg gaar i din Forgaard
Lord, I enter thy hallowed courts
1:15 Play
[16] Saul: Du lyver! (Saul, Mikal, David)
You're lying!
1:16 Play
Act. 3 27:14
[17] Prelude 1:52 Play
[18] Jonathan: Se Natten Mikal (Jonathan, Mikal)
See the night, Mikal
2:04 Play
[19] Mikal: Hvor færdes min Elsker vel nu?
Oh, where is my lover now?
0:56 Play
[20] Jonathan: Han ser paa de samme Stjerner som vi! (Jonathan, Mikal)
Beneath the same stars as we are!
1:03 Play
[21] David: Ser du hans Vognborg! (David, Abisai)
Look at Saul's stronghold!
3:15 Play
[22] Abner: Hvem kalder? (Abner, David, Mikal, Saul, Jonathan)
Who's calling?
3:21 Play
[23] Saul: Her ved mit Bryst (Saul, David)
Here in my arms
1:01 Play
[24] Kor: Herren er Vidne (Kor, Mikal, Jonathan, Abner, Saul, David)
God is our witness
3:57 Play
[25] Abisai: Svende giv Agt (Abisai, Saul, Kor)
Warriors, look there
1:15 Play
[26] Samuel: Hvor er jeg? (Samuel, Abner, David)
Where am I?
1:50 Play
[27] Saul: Har ikke Israel en Konge? (Saul, Samuel)
Has not Israel a king?
1:31 Play
[28] Samuel: Til dig, o David (Samuel, Kor, David)
To thee, oh David
3:07 Play
[29] Saul: Ja! Han er død! (Saul, Mikal, David)
Yes! He is dead!
2:02 Play
Act. 4 22:37
[30] Prelude 1:34 Play
[31] Troldkvinden: Hvem banker? (Troldkvinden, Abner, Saul)
Who knocks?
4:40 Play
[32] Troldkvinden: Scheol! Scheol! (Troldkvinden, Saul)
Sheol! Sheol!
1:13 Play
[33] Samuel: Saul! hvi løfter du Sveddugen bort? (Samuel, Saul)
Saul, why have you moved my sweatcloth?
2:48 Play
[34] Kor: Kong Saul! [Krigsmusik] (Kor, Abner, Saul)
King Saul! [War music]
2:09 Play
[35] Jonathan: Er Slaget forbi? (Jonathan, Abner)
Is the battle over?
2:20 Play
[36] Saul: Samuel! Samuel! (Saul, Abner)
Samuel! Samuel!
0:44 Play
[37] Saul: Se hvor graadigt Jorden drikker hans Blod! (Saul, Abner)
See how greedily the earth laps his blood!
2:46 Play
[38] David: Abner! Svar er det dig? (David, Abner, Mikal)
Abner! Is it you?
1:19 Play
[39] Abner: Til dig staar nu Stammens Haab! (Abner, Kor, David, Mikal)
In thee now is Israel's hope!
3:04 Play
Saul, Konge af Israel
King of Israel
Frans Andersson, Bass
Jonathan, hans søn Niels Møller, Tenor
his son
Mikal, hans datter
his daughter
Ruth Guldbæk, Soprano
David, ven af Jonathan
friend of Jonathan
Otte Svendsen, Tenor
Samuel, profet
prophet
Odd Wolstad, Bass
Abner, Sauls hærchef
Saul's captain
Mogens Wedel, Bass
Abisai, Davids ven
David's companion
Christen Blanke, Tenor
Spåkonen i Endor
Witch of Endor
Inge Frey, Mezzo
En ung pige
A young girl
Christine Philipsen, Soprano
Danish Radio Choir (Chorus Master: Svend S. Schultz)
Thomas Jensen, Conductor
The Danish State Radio Symphony Orchestra
Studio Production May 23, 1960, Denmark's Radio, Studio 1
Disc 19 of 30
Wind Quintet, Op. 43 (1922) 23:41
[ 1 ] Allegro ben moderato 6:04 Play
[ 2 ] Menuet 4:25 Play
[ 3 ] Prelude Adagio - Tema con variazioni: I-XI 13:12 Play
Royal Danish Orchestra Wind Quintet
Holger Gilbert Jespersen, flute; Svend Christian Felumb, oboe
Aage Oxenvad, clarinet; Hans Sørensen, horn
Knud Lassen, bassoon
Recorded January 24-25, 1936. HMV DB 5200-03
[ 4 ] Serenata in vano, (1914) 8:37 Play
Aage Oxenvad, clarinet; Hans Sørensen, horn
Knud Lassen, bassoon
Louis Jensen, cello. Louis Hegner, bass
Recorded February 2, 1937. HMV 7RK 20
2 Fantasy Pieces for Oboe and Piano, Op. 2 (1889) 5:47
[ 5 ] Romance 3:11 Play
[ 6 ] Humoresque 2:36 Play
Svend Christian Felumb, oboe; Christian Christiansen, piano
Recorded February 2, 1937. HMV DA 5204
String Quartet (No. 3), E flat major, Op. 14 (1897-98) 29:16
[ 7 ] Allegro con brio 8:54 Play
[ 8 ] Andante sostenuto 8:05 Play
[ 9 ] Allegretto pastorale 5:31 Play
[10] Allegro coraggioso 6:46 Play
Erling Bloch Quartet
Erling Bloch and Lavard Friisholm, violins
Hans Kassow, viola. Torben Anton Svendsen, cello
Recorded September 22-23, 1946. HMV DB 20100-03
Disc 20 of 30
String Quartet (No. 1), G minor Op. 13 (1887-88, later revised) 20:50
[ 1 ] Allegro energico 6:43 Play
[ 2 ] Andante amoroso 5:02 Play
[ 3 ] Scherzo. Allegro molto 4:08 Play
[ 4 ] Finale. Allegro (inquito) 4:57 Play
Recorded January 12-13, 1954. Tono LPA 34006
String Quartet (No. 2), F minor Op. 5 (1890) 26:01
[ 5 ] Allegro non troppo ma energico 8:16 Play
[ 6 ] Un poco adagio 6:24 Play
[ 7 ] Allegretto scherzando 5:37 Play
[ 8 ] Finale. Allegro appassionato 5:44 Play
Recorded December 14-15, 1953. Tono LPA 34006
String Quartet (No. 4), F major Op. 44 (1906) 23:55
[ 9 ] Allegro non troppo ma energico 7:29 Play
[10] Adagio con sentimento religioso 6:56 Play
[11] Allegretto moderato ed innocente 3:34 Play
[12] Molto adagio. Allegro non tanto, ma molto scherzoso 5:56 Play
Recorded June 10, 1954. Dec LXT 5092

The Koppel Quartet
Else Marie Bruun and Andreas Thyregod, violins
Julius Koppel, viola. Jarl Hansen, cello

Disc 21 of 30
[ 1 ] Romance, (from Op. 2) 3:27 Play
Arr. for violin and piano by Emil Telmányi
Emil Telmányi, violin. Gerald Moore, piano
Recorded March, 1935. HMV DB 2503
Violin Sonata (No. 1), A major Op. 9 (1895) 16:52
[ 2 ] Allegro glorioso 3:41 Play
[ 3 ] Andante 7:55 Play
[ 4 ] Allegro piacevole e giovanile 5:16 Play
Emil Telmányi, violin; Christian Christiansen, piano
Recorded February, 1936. HMV DB 2732-34
Violin Sonata (No. 2), Op. 35 (1912) 20:04
[ 5 ] Allegro con tiepidezza 8:10 Play
[ 6 ] Molto adagio 7:17 Play
[ 7 ] Allegro piacevole 4:37 Play
Emil Telmányi, violin; Victor Schiøler, piano
Recorded May 4, 1954. HMV KALP 6
Prelude and Theme with Variations for Violin Solo, Op. 48 (1923) 17:06
[ 8 ] Prelude 4:25 Play
[ 9 ] Theme with Variations 12:41 Play
Prelude e Presto for Violin Solo, Op. 52 (1927-28) 11:23
[10] Prelude 8:07 Play
[11] Presto 3:16 Play
Kai Laursen, violin
Recorded Spring 1958. Met MCLP 85035
Disc 22 of 30
Humoresque-Bagatelles, Op. 11 (1894-97) 5:43
[ 1 ] 1. Goddag! Goddag! 0:54 Play
[ 2 ] 2. Snurretoppen 0:43 Play
[ 3 ] 3. En lille langsom Vals 1:70 Play
[ 4 ] 4. Sprællemanden 0:17 Play
[ 5 ] 5. Dukke-Marsch 1:15 Play
[ 6 ] 6. Spilleværket 0:54 Play
Recorded August 20, 1937. HMV DA 5203
5 Piano Pieces, Op. 3 (1890) 7:10
[ 7 ] 1. Folketone 2:24 Play
[ 8 ] 2. Humoreske 1:37 Play
[ 9 ] 3. Arabeske 1:02 Play
[10] 4. Mignon 0:44 Play
[11] 5. Alfedans 1:26 Play
Galina Werschenska, piano
Recorded August 16, 1945. Tono A 123
[12] Chaconne, Op.32 (1916) 8:57 Play
France Ellegaard, piano
Recorded June 2, 1953. Dec LW 5051
[13] Theme and Variations for Pianoforte, Op. 40 (1911) 14:56 Play
Recorded January 17, 1952. Tono LPK 32002
[14] Suite for Pianoforte (Den Luciferiske), Op. 45 (1919-20)
Allegretto un pochettino - Poco moderato - Molto adagio e patetico -
Allegretto innocente - Allegretto vivo - Allegro non troppo ma vigoroso.
20:40 Play
Arne Skjold Rasmussen, piano
Recorded August 17-19, 1953. Tono LPA 34005
Symphonic Suite for Pianoforte, Op. 8 (1894) 16:18
[15] I Intonation (Maestoso) 2:22 Play
[16] II Quasi allegretto 3:17 Play
[17] III Andante 6:06 Play
[18] IV Finale (Allegro) 3:37 Play
Herman D. Koppel, piano
Recorded June 18, 1952. HMV KBLP 5
Disc 23 of 30
3 Piano Pieces, Op. 59 posth. (1928) 9:49
[ 1 ] I Impromptu, allegro fluente 2:40 Play
[ 2 ] II Molto adagio 2:15 Play
[ 3 ] III Allegro non troppo 4:53 Play
Arne Skjold Rasmussen, piano
Recorded January 18,1952. Tono A 179
Piano Music for Young and Old, Op. 53 (1930)
(24 five-note pieces in all keys)
25:50
  Vol. 1 11:16
[ 4 ] No. 1 Allegretto 0:35 Play
[ 5 ] No. 2 Andantino quasi allegretto 0:46 Play
[ 6 ] No. 3a Allegro scherzoso 0:43 Play
[ 7 ] No. 3b Grazioso 1:07 Play
[ 8 ] No. 4 Andantino 0:36 Play
[ 9 ] No. 5 Allegro giocoso 0:51 Play
[10] No. 6 Poco lamentoso 1:28 Play
[11] No. 7 Marziale 0:47 Play
[12] No. 8 Cantabile 0:48 Play
[13] No. 9 Allegro civettuolo 0:41 Play
[14] No.10 Lugubre 1:27 Play
[15] No.11 Andantino poco tiepido 0:55 Play
[16] No.12 Adagio drammatico 1:05 Play
  Vol. 2 13:55
[17] No.13 Andantino carino 1:05 Play
[18] No.14 Capricioso 0:53 Play
[19] No.15 Adagio espressivo 1:09 Play
[20] No.16 Alla Contadino 0:19 Play
[21] No.17 Largo con fantasia 1:37 Play
[22] No.18 Preludio 0:36 Play
[23] No.19 »Alla Bach« 0:37 Play
[24] No.20 Adagio 0:57 Play
[25] No.21 Marcia di goffo 1:10 Play
[26] No.22 Allegretto pastorale 1:39 Play
[27] No.23 Etude. Allegro 0:17 Play
[28] No.24 Molto adagio, Allegro commodo 2:36 Play
Eyvind Møller, piano
Recorded May, 1967. STEREO. Sonet SLPS 1249
(With permission of PolyGram A/S)
From 29 Small Preludes for Organ, Op. 59 (1929) 7:40
[29] No. 5 1:31 Play
[30] No.10 2:21 Play
[31] No.13 1:25 Play
[32] No.28 2:22 Play
Niels Otto Raasted, organ. Vor Frue Cathedral, Copenhagen
Recorded August 9, 1950. Tono A 155
[33] Festival Prelude, (1900) arr. for organ by Finn Viderø 1:23 Play
Grethe Krogh, organ. St. Pauls Church, Aarhus
Recorded May. 1965. STEREO. Lyr LL 148
[34] Commotio, Op.58 (1931) 21:22 Play
Finn Viderø, organ. Batell Chapell, Yale University, USA
Live Concert, February 21, 1960
Disc 24 of 30
[ 1 ] Prinsesse Tove. Min Pige er saa lys som Rav (Helge Rode) (1920)
Princess Tove. My girl is fair as amber
1:49 Play
[ 2 ] Sundt Blod. Jeg bærer med smil (Jeppe Aakjær) (1915)
Healthy Blood. I carry my burden with a smile
1:22 Play
Recorded February 14, 1938. HMV X 6065
[ 3 ] Hiemvee. Underlige Aftenlufte (Adam Oehlenschläger) (1915)
Homesickness. Magical evening breeze
2:54 Play
Recorded February 14, 1938. HMV X 6101
Fem sange til digte af Ludvig Holstein
Five Holstein Poems
[ 4 ] Sang bag Ploven. I Solen gaar jeg bag min Plov, Op. 10 no 4 (1894) Song behind the plough 1:58 Play
Recorded February 14, 1938. HMV X 6065
[ 5 ] Sjælland. Vi Sletternes Sønner. Fra »Tove« (1908)
Zealand. We Sons of the plains
3:08 Play
[ 6 ] Jægersang. Glenten styrter fra Fjeldets Kam. From »Tove« (1908)
Hunter's Song. The Kite dives from the craggy mountain
2:56 Play
Recorded September 5, 1938. HMV X 6152
[ 7 ] I Aften. Det gyldenhvide Himmellys. Op 10 no 5 (1894)
Tonight. The golden-white twilight from above
3:11 Play
Recorded September 5, 1938. HMV X 6266
[ 8 ] Sommersang. Fyldt med Blomster. Op 10 no 3 (1894)
Summer Song. Full of blossoms
2:20 Play
Recorded October 7, 1938. HMV X 6257
[ 9 ] Aprilsvise. Grøn er Vaarens Hæk (Poul Møller) (1924)
April Song. Green is springtime's hedge
1:33 Play
Recorded October 7, 1938. HMV X 6257
[10] Af Sted! - Farvel min velsignede Fødeby (Poul Møller) (1915)
Off! - Farewell, dear village where I was born
1:01 Play
Recorded October 7, 1938. HMV X 6257
[11] Den milde dag. Fra »Fynsk Forår« (Aage Berntsen) (1921)
The gentle Day. From »Springtime in Funen«
2:03 Play
Recorded May 26, 1939 in London. HMV X 6311
[12] Den danske sang / The Danish Song (Kai Hoffmann) (1924) 2:54 Play
Recorded June 8, 1940. HMV X 6605
From »Musik til fem Digte af J. P. Jacobsen«, op. 4 (1891)
[13] Irmelin Rose 2:33 Play
[14] Genrebillede / Genre-painting 2:13 Play
Recorded June 11, 1940. HMV X 6606
[15] Havet omkring Danmark. From »Willemoes« (L.C. Nielsen) (1908)
The Sea around Denmark
2:36 Play
Recorded June 11, 1940. HMV X 6605
[16] Hiemvee. Underlige Aftenlufte (Adam Oehlenschläger) (1915)
Homesickness. Magical evening breeze
3:13 Play
Recorded June 21, 1940. HMV X 6610
[17] Hymne til Danmark. Danmark i tusind år (Valdemar Rørdam) (1916)
Homage to Denmark. Denmark, a thousand years
2:09 Play
Recorded October 5, 1940. HMV X 6631
[18] Jens Vejmand: Hvem sidder der bag skærmen (Jeppe Aakjær) (1907)
Jens the Roadman. Who's there behind the screen
3:35 Play
Recorded June 27, 1941. HMV X 6695
Skjaldens Sange fra skuespillet »Moderen« (Helge Rode) op. 41. (1920)
Songs of the Bard from »The Mother«
[19] Sangen om Danmark. Som en rejselysten Flaade
The Song about Denmark. As a fleet ship-shape and ready
3:35 Play
Recorded October 5, 1942. Det danske Selskab. Tono matrix no 1752
[20] Prinsesse Tove. Min Pige er saa lys som Rav
Princess Tove. My girl is fair as amber
2:20 Play
[21] Klagesang. Saa bittert var mit Hjerte
Lament. So bitter was my heart
3:31 Play
The Royal Orchestra, Copenhagen. Johan Hye-Knudsen, Conductor
Recorded August 22, 1940. HMV X 6612
From »Fynsk Forår« (Springtime in Funen) Op. 42 (1921)
[22] Den milde dag er lys og lang (Aage Berntsen)
The gentle day is bright and long
2:06 Play
Copenhagen Philharmonic. Svend Christian Felumb, Conductor
Recorded September 2, 1940. HMV X 6612
From the opera Maskarade (1904-06)
[23] Magdelones dansescene: Er der nogen hjemme?
Magdelone's Dance Scene: Is that you, Leander?
4:15 Play
Ingeborg Steffensen (mezzo-soprano) as Magdelone
Einar Nørby (bass-baritone) as Henrikv Aksel Schiøtz as Leander
The Royal Orchestra, Copenhagen. Johan Hye-Knudsen, Conductor
Recorded December 27, 1939. HMV DB 5237
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[24] Sang bag Ploven / Song behind the plough (Ludvig Holstein) 2:02 Play
[25] Sundt Blod. Jeg bærer med smil min byrde (Jeppe Aakjær)
Healthy Blood. I carry my burden with a smile
1:41 Play
Recorded January 28, 1943. HMV X 6917

Aksel Schiøtz, tenor

Accompaniment by:
Christian Christiansen, piano [ 1 ]-[ 4 ]
Herman D. Koppel, piano [ 5 ]-[10]
Gerald Moore, piano [11]
Herman D. Koppel, piano [12]-[17]
Holger Lund-Christiansen, piano [18]
Arne Skjold Rasmussen, piano [19]
Folmer Jensen, piano [24]-[25]

Disc 25 of 30
[ 1 ] Jeg ved en lærkerede (Harald Bergstedt) (1924)
I know about a lark's nest
1:10 Play
Recorded April 4, 1951. Tono K 8076
[ 2 ] Sænk kun dit hoved du blomst (Johannes Jørgensen) op. 21,II (1903)
Bow, friendly flower, your head
1:57 Play
Recorded April 4, 1951. Tono K 8076
[ 3 ] Sundt Blod. Jeg bærer med smil (Jeppe Aakjær) 1915
Healthy Blood. I carry my burden with a smile
1:44 Play
Recorded February 16, 1953. Phil. PH 55014
From »Musik til fem Digte af J. P. Jacobsen«, op 4 (1891)
[ 4 ] Irmelin Rose 2:25 Play
Recorded February 16, 1953. Phil PH 55015
[ 5 ] Hiemvee. Underlige Aftenlufte (Adam Oehlenschläger) (1915)
Homesickness. Magical evening breeze
3:01 Play
Recorded February 16, 1953. Phil PH 55014

Preben Torntoft, Boy Soprano

[ 6 ] Jeronimus sang. Fordum var der fred på gaden (fra Maskarade) (1905)
(from Maskarade) with piano
Jeronimus' Song. There used to be peace in the street
2:49 Play
Recorded 1933. Col J 51
[ 7 ] Havet omkring Danmark (L. C. Nielsen) (1908)
The sea around Denmark
3:09 Play
Recorded November 5, 1935. HMV X 4573
[ 8 ] Irmelin Rose (J. P. Jacobsen) Op. 4,4 (1891) 2:50 Play
Recorded November 5, 1935. HMV X 4573
[ 9 ] Den danske sang / The Danish Song (Kai Hoffmann) (1924) 2:47 Play
Emil Reesen, Conductor, Royal Danish Orchestra, Copenhagen
Recorded August 27, 1940. Polyphon XS 43316
[10] Du danske mand (Holger Drachmann) (1906)
Sing, Danish man, of all your might
2:39 Play
Recorded October 26, 1943. Tono K 8020
[11] Sangen om Danmark. Som en rejselysten Flaade - fra »Moderen«, op. 41
The Song about Denmark. As a fleet ship-shape and ready
from »The Mother«
3:02 Play
Recorded October 26, 1943. Tono K 8020
[12] Jens Vejmand: Hvem sidder der bag skærmen (Jeppe Aakjær) (1907)
Jens the Roadman. Who's there behind the screen
3:11 Play
Recorded February 6, 1948. Tono K 8050
[13] Sundt Blod. Jeg bærer med smil (Jeppe Aakjær) (1915)
Healthy Blood. I carry my burden with a smile
1:54 Play
Recorded March 6, 1951. Tono K 8074
[14] Hiemvee. Underlige Aftenlufte (Adam Oehlenschläger) (1915)
Homesickness. Magical evening breeze
3:05 Play
Recorded March 6, 1951. Tono K 8074
[15] Se dig ud en sommerdag (Jeppe Aakjær) (1916)
Have a look some summer day
2:39 Play
Recorded September 23, 1952. Tono K 8092
[16] Ud går du nu på livets vej (St. St. Blicher) (1914)
Life's journey is before you now
2:10 Play
Recorded September 23, 1952. Tono K 8092
[17] Min Jesus lad mit hjerte få (N. F. S. Grundtvig) (1916)
My Jesus, let my heart and soul
Recorded October 3, 1952. Tono K 8096
2:31 Play
[18] Forunderligt at sige (N. F. S. Grundtvig) (1916)
A wonderment to speak of
Recorded October 3, 1952. Tono K 8096
2:51 Play
[19] Guds engle i flok (N. F. S. Grundtvig) (1916)
God's angels in flock
Recorded May 21, 1951. Tono K 8076
2:26 Play

Einar Nørby, baritone

Accompaniment by:
Hans Erik Knudsen, piano [ 1 ]-[ 2 ]
Esther Vagning, piano [ 3 ]-[ 5 ]
Christian Christiansen, piano [ 7 ]-[ 8 ]
Folmer Jensen, piano [10]-[11]
Guldborg Nørby, piano [12]-[16]
Richard Østerfeldt, organ [17]-[18]
Palle Alsfeldt, organ [19]

[20] Commotio, Op.58 (1931) 21:44 Play
Georg Fjelrad, organ. Marcussen organ
in Denmark's Radio, Studio 1
Recorded September 14-16, 1953. Dec LXT 2934
Disc 26 of 30
[ 1 ] Jægersang (Ludvig Holstein) From Tove (1908)
Hunter's Song (from »Tove«)
2:35 Play
[ 2 ] Jens Vejmand: Hvem sidder der bag skærmen (Jeppe Aakjær) (1907)
Jens, the Roadman. Who's there behind the screen
2:47 Play
Vilhelm Herold, with piano
Recorded August 1909. HMV 2-82761 + HMV 2-82753
[ 3 ] På det jævne / On the plain ground. (H. V. Kaalund) (1920) 3:23 Play
Helge Nissen with small orchestra
Recorded September 14, 1922. BeKa D.P. 1243
[ 4 ] Hiemvee. Underlige Aftenlufte (Adam Oehlenschläger) (1915)
Homesickness. Magical evening breeze
2:45 Play
[ 5 ] Sang bag Ploven. I Solen gaar jeg bag min Plov, Op. 10 no 4 (1894) Song behind the Plough 1:59 Play
Anders Brems, with piano
Recorded 1915-16. Odeon A 149 145 + Odeon A 149 144
[ 6 ] Kommer I snart / Come on now! (Jeppe Aakjær) (1909) 3:12 Play
Johannes Fønss; Folmer Jensen, piano
Recorded January 28, 1941. HMV X 6688
[ 7 ] Spørg dem derude (Valdemar Rørdam) (1917)
Ask those out there
3:29 Play
Palestrinakoret; Mogens Wöldike, Conductor
with Thyge Thygesen, tenor
Live Concert Copenhagen, April 30, 1934 (recorded by Danish Radio)
[ 8 ] Genrebillede. (J. P. Jacobsen) Op. 6,1 (1891)
Genre-painting
2:15 Play
Agnete Zacharias; Christian Christiansen, piano
Recorded November 7, 1935. HMV X 4574
[ 9 ] Aftenstemning (Carsten Hauch) (1908)
Evening Mood
2:46 Play
Studentersangforeningen. Johan Hye-Knudsen, Conductor
Recorded August 31, 1939. HMV X 6344
[10] Æbleblomst (Ludvig Holstein) Op. 10,1 (1894)
Apple Blossom
1:58 Play
[11] Sænk kun dit hoved du blomst (Johannes Jørgensen) op. 21,II (1903)
Bow, friendly flower, your head
2:14 Play
Edith Oldrup. Folmer Jensen, piano
Recorded October 13, 1940. HMV DA 5217
[12] Nu er da våren kommen (Adam Oehlenschläger) (1917)
Now spring has arrived here
1:53 Play
[13] Se dig ud en sommerdag (Jeppe Aakjær) (1916)
Have a look some summer day
2:40 Play
Thyge Thygesen. Holger Lund-Christiansen, piano
Recorded July 10, 1942. HMV X 6890
[14] Prinsesse Tove. Min Pige er saa lys som Rav (Helge Rode) (1920)
Princess Tove. My girl is fair as amber
2:10 Play
Thyge Thygesen
Svend Christian Felumb, Conductor. Tivoli Concert Hall Orchestra
Recorded 1941. Odeon D-834
[15] Der sad en fisker så tankefuld (N. F. S. Grundtvig) (1919)
A fisherman listened pensively
2:57 Play
Georg Leicht. Richard H. Jørgensen, organ
Recorded June 30, 1947. Felix B 3
[16] Sommersang. Fyldt med blomster (Ludvig Holstein) Op. 10,3 (1894)
Summer Song. Full of blossoms blushes
2:42 Play
Käthe Bruun Bielenberg. Folmer Jensen, piano
Recorded October 30, 1947. Col. DD 511
[17] Nu lyser løv (Johannes Jørgensen) (1920)
Now leaves are shining brightly
2:27 Play
Niels Brincker. Kjell Olsson, piano
Recorded November 12, 1948. Polyphon X 51327
[18] Jeg lægger mig så tryg til ro (unknown author) (1924)
I go to sleep as confident
1:38 Play
Else Margrethe Jeppesen/Gardelli; Kjell Olsson, piano
Recorded March 30, 1954. Felix B 78
[19] Jeg ved en lærkerede (Harald Bergstedt) (1924)
I know about a lark's nest
1:02 Play
Randi Teglbjerg, Mezzo-Soprano
Recorded March 25, 1954. Felix B 80
[20] Vocalise-Etude. (1927) 3:34 Play
Gerda Fleisher; Kjell Olsson, piano Recorded September 12, 1952. Phil NH 56001
[21] Thomas Laub (1916) Stille hjerte, sol går ned (Jeppe Aakjær)
Quiet, heart, the sun goes down
2:44 Play
Recorded January 16, 1951. Polyphon X 51405
Three Motets, op. 55. (1929) 15:07
[22] »Afflictus sum« (Ps. XXXVII, 9) 6:28 Play
[23] »Dominus regit me« (Ps. XXII, 1-2) 3:24 Play
[24] »Benedictus Dominus« (Ps. XXX, 22) 5:15 Play
The Danish Radio Madrigal Choir. Mogens Wöldike, Conductor
Live Concert, 1954, at Turistforeningens Festsal, Copenhagen
Disc 27 of 30
Symphony No. 1, G minor Op. 7 (1891-92) 32:21
[ 1 ] Allegro orgoglioso 10:03 Play
[ 2 ] Andante 8:40 Play
[ 3 ] Allegro comodo 6:33 Play
[ 4 ] Finale: Allegro con fuoco 6:47 Play
Recorded September 11, 1958 (for broadcast). 58/11749 (SR tape)
[ 5 ] Saga-Drøm (A Saga Dream) Op. 39 (1907-08) 11:08 Play
Recorded September 11, 1961(for broadcast)
Air-shot recording on tape
Swedish National Archive of Recorded Sound and Moving Images: ALB R 91/0232
Symphony No. 2, (The Four Temperaments) Op. 16 (1901-02) 27:45
[ 6 ] Allegro collerico 9:41Play
[ 7 ] Allegro comodo e flemmatico 4:37 Play
[ 8 ] Andante malincolico 11:28 Play
[ 9 ] Allegro sanguino (N.B. only bar 1-102!) 1:46 Play
Recorded February 15, 1944 (for broadcast)
Radiotjänst 1023 - 1029 A (SR metal masters)
CARL NIELSEN INTERPRETATED BY TOR MANN (Conductor) (1894-1974)
Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra
All recordings were made by Swedish Radio
in the big Concert Hall of Stockholm
except CD 27 [ 6 ]-[ 9 ] which were made in the Royal Academy of Music
Disc 28 of 30
Symphony No. 3, (Sinfonia espansiva) Op. 27 (1910-11) 35:30
[ 1 ] Allegro espansivo 11:01 Play
[ 2 ] Andante pastorale 9:20 Play
(Solo soprano: Maria Ribbing
Solo baritone: Claes Göran Stenhammar)
[ 3 ] Allegretto un poco 6:49 Play
[ 4 ] Finale. Allegro 8:02 Play
Recorded January 27, 1948 (for broadcast)
LB+8.498 (SR acetate/tape)
Symphony No. 4, (The Inextinguishable) Op. 29 (1914-16) 35:05
[ 5 ] Allegro 11:20 Play
[ 6 ] [attacca] Poco allegretto 4:36 Play
[ 7 ] [attacca] Poco adagio quasi andante 10:35 Play
[ 8 ] [attacca] Allegro 8:35 Play
Bar 1 - 1033: February 19, 1947 (live concert)
LB+7.365 (SR acetates/tape. N.B. some disturbances)
Bar 1034-1173: March 5, 1954 (for broadcast)
Private air-shot recording on tape

Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra
Tor Mann, Conductor

Disc 29 of 30
Symphony No. 6, (Sinfonia Semplice) (1924-25) 33:02
[ 1 ] Tempo giusto 13:30 Play
[ 2 ] Humoreske. Allegretto 3:57 Play
[ 3 ] Proposta seria. Adagio 5:16 Play
[ 4 ] Tema con variazioni 10:20 Play
Recorded November 20, 1949 (for broadcast)
LB+11.444 (SR acetates/tape.
N.B: several disturbances)
From Music for »Aladdin« (1918-19)
[ 5 ] Oriental Festival March 3:02 Play
Broadcasted February 4, 1953 (recording date unknown)
Swedish National Archive of Recorded Sound and Moving Images: ALB R92/0214
Saul & David (1898 - 1901) Opera in Four Acts
Libretto by Einar Christiansen. (Sung in Swedish)
Swedish text: Sven Lindström (1928)
[ 6 ] Introduction to Act 1 2:14 Play
Act 1 34:21
[ 7 ] Saul's Suspense 5:33 Play
[ 8 ] Samuel's Rebuke 9:25 Play
[ 9 ] Saul's Monologue 4:34 Play
[10] David's Song 7:14 Play
[11] David's & Mikals Love Duet 7:33 Play
[12] Prelude to Act 2 5:06 Play
(Act 2 - 4 on CD 30)
Disc 30 of 30
[ 1 ] Introduction to Act 2 1:58 Play
Act 2 20:23
[ 2 ] The Threatening 6:48Play
[ 3 ] Mikal's Joy 4:19 Play
[ 4 ] David's Victory 5:07 Play
[ 5 ] Saul's Rage 1:22 Play
[ 6 ] David's Promise 2:45 Play
[ 7 ] Introduction to Act 3 2:17 Play
Act 3 23:54
[ 8 ] In the Desert 6:19 Play
[ 9 ] The Reconciliation 6:35 Play
[10] Samuel's Death 9:10 Play
[11] Saul's Pride 1:49 Play
[12] Introduction to Act 4 2:13 Play
Act 4 23:20
[13] The Exorcist in Endor 6:31 Play
[14] Samuel's Ghost 3:44 Play
[15] Saul's Death 8:27 Play
[16] The Hope of Israel 4:35 Play
Saul, King of Israel Sigurd Björling, Bass
Jonathan, his son Lars Billengren,Tenor
Mikal, his daughter Marianne Öhrn, Soprano
David, friend of Jonathan Uno Ebrelius, Tenor
Samuel, prophet Joel Berglund, Bass
Abner, Saul's captain Bo Lundborg, Baryton
Abisai, David's companion Hans Nerbe, Baryton
The Exorcist Barbro Ericson, Alto
A young Girl Inga-Lill Sannfrid, Soprano

Reciter (CD 29 [ 6 ]; CD 30 [ 1 ], [ 7 ] & [12]) Tora Teje, Actor
Director: Palle Brunius
Swedish Radio Choir, Conductor: Eric Ericson

Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra
Tor Mann, Conductor

Recorded September 16-17, 1957 (for broadcast October 24, 1957)
TEA 57/167 (SR tape)