Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Swedish Rhapsody no.1, op. 19: Midsummer Vigil
Hugo Alfvén 13:39
2 Pastoral Suite: Overture-Adagio
Lars‐Erik Larsson 5:14
3 Pastoral Suite: Romance-Adagio
Lars‐Erik Larsson 5:31
4 Pastoral Suite: Scherzo-Vivace
Lars‐Erik Larsson 3:49
5 Peer Gynt Suite no. 1, op. 46: Morning Mood
Edvard Grieg 3:53
6 Peer Gynt Suite no. 1, op. 46: Aase's Death
Edvard Grieg 4:32
7 Peer Gynt Suite no. 1, op. 46: Anitra's Dance
Edvard Grieg 4 3:30
8 Peer Gynt Suite no. 1, op. 46: In the Hall of the Mountain King
Edvard Grieg 2:20
9 Peer Gynt Suite no. 2, op. 55: Ingrid's Lament
Edvard Grieg 4:35
10 Peer Gynt Suite no. 2, op. 55: Arabian Dance
Edvard Grieg 4:28
11 Peer Gynt Suite no. 2, op. 55: Peer Gynt's Homecoming
Edvard Grieg 3:41
12 Peer Gynt Suite no. 2, op. 55: Solveig's Song
Edvard Grieg 4:29
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Finlandia, op. 26 no. 7
Jean Sibelius 9:02
2 Valse Triste, op. 44 no. 1
Jean Sibelius 6:07
3 The Swan of Tuonela Legend, op. 22 no. 3
Jean Sibelius 8:36
4 Lyric Suite, op. 54: Shepherd's Boy
Edvard Grieg 3:55
5 Lyric Suite, op. 54: Norwegian Country Dance
Edvard Grieg 3:52
6 Lyric Suite, op. 54: Notturno
Edvard Grieg 3:57
7 Lyric Suite, op. 54: Procession of the Dwarfs
Edvard Grieg 4:05
8 Overture "Echoes from Ossian", op. 1
Niels Gade 12:18
CD 3
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 The Flowers of Frösö, Orchestral Suite no. 1: Summer Song
Wilhelm Peterson‐Berger 2:43
2 The Flowers of Frösö, Orchestral Suite no. 1: At the Church of Frösö
Wilhelm Peterson‐Berger 3:31
3 The Flowers of Frösö, Orchestral Suite no. 1: To the Roses
Wilhelm Peterson‐Berger 3:58
4 The Flowers of Frösö, Orchestral Suite no. 1: Congratukations
Wilhelm Peterson‐Berger 3:34
5 The Flowers of Frösö, Orchestral Suite no. 1: Greetings
Wilhelm Peterson‐Berger 4:27
6 Carnival in Paris
Johan Severin Svendsen 12:55
7 From Holberg's Time - Suite op. 40: Praeludium, Allegro vivace
Edvard Grieg 2:39
8 From Holberg's Time - Suite op. 40: Sarabande, Andante
Edvard Grieg 3:49
9 From Holberg's Time - Suite op. 40: Gavotte, Allegretto
Edvard Grieg 3:36
10 From Holberg's Time - Suite op. 40: Air, Andante religioso
Edvard Grieg 4:44
11 From Holberg's Time - Suite op. 40: Rigaudon, Allegro con brio
Edvard Grieg 3:42

Credits

CD 1

composer:
Edvard Grieg (1875) (tracks 5–12)
Hugo Alfvén (1903) (track 1)
Lars‐Erik Larsson (composer) (1938) (tracks 2–4)
conductor:
Sven Bengtson (tracks 5–8)
Alfred Gehardt (track 7)
Alberto Lizzio (conductor, an Alfred Scholz pseudonym) (track 5)
Anton Nanut (conductor) (tracks 1–4)
Libor Pešek (tracks 5–8)
Peter Stern (conductor, supposedly a faux artist Alfred Scholz created) (tracks 5–12)
orchestra:
Amsterdam Symphony Orchestra (supposedly a faux orchestra name Alfred Scholz created) (tracks 5–12)
London Festival Orchestra (Alfred Scholz pseudonym) (tracks 5–8)
Simfonični orkester RTV Slovenija (RTV Slovenia Symphony Orchestra) (tracks 1–4)
Slovenská filharmónia (Slovak Philharmonic, Bratislava) (tracks 5–8)
Bratislava Radio Symphony Orchestra (Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra) (track 5)
Wiener Symphoniker (tracks 9–10)
revised by:
Edvard Grieg (1888) (tracks 5–8)
Edvard Grieg (1891) (tracks 9–12)
phonographic copyright by:
GMS (1986) (track 8)
arrangements:
Death of Åse (Peer Gynt) (for organ, Jongen) (track 6)
In the Hall of the Mountain King (Erasure's arrangement) (track 8)
is the basis for:
Solveig's Song (track 12)
Solveig's Song (with Herik Ibsen lyrics) (track 12)
later versions:
Hall of the Mountain King (Apocalyptica's arrangement) (track 8)
Lost Song (track 12)
part of:
Pastoral Suite, op. 19 (tracks 2–4)
recording of:
referred to in medleys:
Käferherz (track 8)
Prelude to Madness (track 8)
version of:

CD 2

premiered in:
Helsinki, Uusimaa, Finland (1900-07-02) (track 1)
composer:
Edvard Grieg (tracks 4–7)
Niels Wilhelm Gade (Danish composer) (1840) (track 8)
Jean Sibelius (1895) (track 3)
Jean Sibelius (1899) (track 1)
Jean Sibelius (1903) (track 2)
conductor:
Karl Etti (track 8)
Eric Kloss (tracks 4–7)
Ivan Marinov (tracks 1–3)
Alfred Scholz (track 2)
orchestra:
London Festival Orchestra (Alfred Scholz pseudonym) (track 2)
Nürnberger Symphoniker (real orchestra, not the Alfred Scholz pseudonym) (tracks 4–7)
Orchestre national de la Radiodiffusion française (French National Orchestra) (track 8)
orchestrator:
Edvard Grieg (tracks 4–7)
Anton Seidl (tracks 5–7)
revised by:
Jean Sibelius (1900) (track 1)
Jean Sibelius (1904) (track 2)
premiered at:
Konsertti (1900-07-02) (track 1)
Konsertti (1904-04-25) (track 2)
publisher:
Breitkopf & Härtel (1841) (track 8)
Breitkopf & Härtel (1905) (track 1)
premiered at:
Svenska Teatern in Helsinki, Uusimaa, Finland (1904-04-25) (track 2)
part of:
Works of Niels Gade by opus number (number: op. 1) (track 8)
Works of Jean Sibelius by opus number (number: op. 26) (track 1)
arrangements:
Finlandia (Nightwish’s version) (track 1)
Finlandia, op. 26 (for organ, Fricker) (track 1)
Finlandia, op. 26 (for piano) (track 1)
Finlandia, op. 26 (catch-all for arrangements) (track 1)
Finlandia-hymni, op. 26 (for male choir) (track 1)
Finlandia-hymni, op. 26 (for mixed choir in F major, arr. Jean Sibelius) (track 1)
Finlandia-hymni, op. 26 (for mixed choir in A-flat major, arr. Jean Sibelius) (track 1)
Finlandia-hymni, op. 26 (for mixed choir, arr. Jorma Panula) (track 1)
Hymne de Finlandia, op. 26 no. 1 (for guitar, transcr. Unger) (track 1)
Valse Triste, op. 44 no. 1 (catch-all for arrangements) (track 2)
Valse triste, op. 44 no. 1 (for cello and piano, arr. Hermann) (track 2)
is the basis for:
Be Still My Soul (track 1)
Gweddi Dros Gymru ("Dros Gymru'n gwlad, o Dad dyrchafwn gri" (Finlandia)) (track 1)
Kuolema, op. 44: I. Valse triste (for piano) (track 2)
Vegli al mattino (track 1)
We Rest on Thee (track 1)
orchestration of:
part of:
2 Pieces from Kuolema, op. 44 (part of collection) (track 2)
Lyric Suite, op. 54 (orch. Seidl) (tracks 4–7)
recording of:
Finlandia, op. 26 (for orchestra) (track 1)
Valse triste, op. 44 no. 1 (for orchestra) (track 2)
referred to in medleys:
revision of:
version of:

CD 3

composer:
Wilhelm Peterson‐Berger (Swedish composer and music critic) (tracks 1–5)
Johan Svendsen (1872) (track 6)
Edvard Grieg (1884) (tracks 7–11)
conductor:
Anton Nanut (conductor) (tracks 1–5)
Ľudovít Rajter (track 6)
Bohdan Warchal (tracks 7–11)
orchestra:
Simfonični orkester RTV Slovenija (RTV Slovenia Symphony Orchestra) (tracks 1–5)
Slovenská filharmónia (Slovak Philharmonic, Bratislava) (track 6)
publisher:
E.W. Fritzsch (1877) (track 6)
part of:
Works of Johan Svendsen by opus number (number: op. 9) (track 6)
part of:
Frösöblomster I (tracks 1–2)
Fra Holbergs tid, op. 40 (for string orchestra) (tracks 7–11)
recording of:
Fra Holbergs tid, op. 40: II. Sarabande (Andante) (for string orchestra) (track 8)
Fra Holbergs tid, op. 40: III. Gavotte (Allegretto) (for string orchestra) (track 9)
Fra Holbergs tid, op. 40: IV. Air (Andante religioso) (for string orchestra) (track 10)