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Halvorsen: Crépuscule*, Élégie*, Air norvégien*, Danse visionaire*, Little Dance Suite op.22*, Concert Caprice on Norwegian Melodies†, Sarabande with Variations‡, Five miniatures op.29*, Andante con moto from String Quartet in E minor¶

Melodiousness rather than pyrotechnics dominates a disc of Norwegian violin music

Sunday, 26 May 2013
Musicians
Birgitte Staernes, Berit Cardas†, Yi Yang¶ (violin) Povilas Syrrist-Gelgota‡ (viola) Frida Fredrikke Waaler Waervågen¶ (cello) Helge Kjekshus (piano)*
Composer
Halvorsen
Catalogue number
MTG MUSIC MTG 20177
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