Grieg: Violin Concertos / Kraggerud, Tromso CO

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Grieg is one of the world’s best known composers, but the three Violin Sonatas are a relatively unfamiliar part of his output, despite being among his own favourite pieces. Grieg never wrote a violin concerto, and the foremost Norwegian violinist of his generation, Henning Kraggerud, assisted by Bernt Simen Lund, a member of the Tromsø Chamber Orchestra, has taken up the challenge of creating three new concertos from the sonatas. In these arrangements the solo violin is set against a string orchestra augmented by wind instruments in order to retain the feel of chamber music.

Product Description:

  • Catalog Number: 8573137

  • UPC: 747313313778

  • Label: Naxos

  • Composer: Edvard Grieg

  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Tromso Chamber Orchestra

  • Performer: Henning Kraggerud