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Orphei Drangar: Highlights

Song NameComposerArranger
Hej dunkomVilhelm Svedbom
Uti voar hageHugo Alfven
Pa fjallet i sol Wilhelm Peterson-Berger
Ett bondbrollop: 4 I brollopsgardenAugust Soderman
Kung Liljekonvalje David Wikander
Four Old Hungarian SongsBela Bartok
The Songs of Hamlet Veijo Tormis
Three Slovakian FolksongsEugen Suchon
Wir zogen in das FeldJ.N. David
TraumlichtRichard Strauss
An das meerMax Reger
A Stopwatch Samuel Barber
Il brividoEnrico Bossi
Psaume 121 Darius Milhaud
Saltarelle Camille Saint-Saens
Il trovatore: Coro di zingari -Giuseppe Verdi
Faust: Choeur des soldatsCharles Gounod

Directed by Eric Ericson

This disc presents an international selection of music from Orphei Drangar's concert repertoire as well as two opera choruses in collaboration with the Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra. Folk songs from Sweden open the recording followed by many twentieth century works for men's voice chorus. From Eastern Europe there are "Four Old Folk Songs" by Bela Bartok and two of "The Songs of Hamlet" by Estonian composer Veijo Tormis. From America, "A Stopwatch" by Samuel Barber captures a scene from the Spanish Civil War in which he and poet Stephen Spender volunteered. Two of the most beloved opera choruses end the program: the chorus of Gypsy's (Anvil Chorus) from Verdi's Il Trovatore and the chorus of Soldiers from Gounod's Faust. This inspired recording of Highlights comes from the choir's work with the incomparable Eric Ericson.

Item code: 7302C | 1 CD | $15.98 |add item to cart
Choral | A Cappella | Male | Sweden
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Related: Swedish Choral Music
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