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Leif Solberg: Orchestral, Choral and Organ Music

TOCC 0260

DDD
FIRST RELEASE

Playing time: 82'07"
Tracks: 15
Booklet pages: 24
© 2014 Toccata Classics
Reviewer: Gerald Fenech
Review of Leif Solberg: Orchestral, Choral and Organ Music published on 3 September 2015

Listen: Leif Solberg: Ver Sacrum (track 12, 0:04-0:56)

Tim Collins, organ (tracks 1-9)
Anna Sundström Otervik, mezzo-soprano (track 5)
Magnus Ingemund Kjelstad, baritone (track 4)
Solberg Centenary Singers (tracks 3 and 5-9)
Marit Tøndel Bodsberg, conductor (tracks 3-9)
Liepaja Symphony Orchestra (tracks 10-15)
Paul Mann, conductor (tracks 10-15)

Leif Solberg (born 1914):

Fantasy and Fugue on the Folk Tune 'Se solens skjönne lys og prakt' (1936)
1 Fantasy
2 Fugue

Good Friday Meditation (1948) (first recording)
3 Det ropar frå krossen i solmyrkje-kvelden: Andante sostenuto
4 Ei røyst, som um mannheimens samvit og sakna: Andante tristezza
5 Det ropar frå krossen i solmyrkje-kvelden: Andante sostenuto
6 Å langfredags under! å Golgata gåta!: Larghetto dolendo
7 Kven fatar den evige frelse-rådgjerdi: Lento espressivo - Allegretto - Lento espressivo
8 Gud gjev eg med hjarta sitt løyndvit må skilja: Moderato
9 Chorale: Å sæ meg! her, gjenom natti, eg nemer

10 Norse March (1941) (first recording)

11 Pastorale in D (1930, orchestrated 1954-55) (first recording)

12 Ver Sacrum (1942, transcribed 2003, edited by Paul Mann, 2014)

Symphony (1950-51) (first recording)
13 Andante con espressione - Allegro e deciso
14 Andante
15 Allegro moderato

Recorded 6-8 August 2014 in Liepāja Latvian Society House, Liepāja, Latvia (orchestral works), and 26 May (Fantasy and Fugue) and 21 August 2014 (Langfredagsmeditasjon) in Lillehammer Church, Norway

Toccata Classics' 200th release


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