Wellejus, Henning: Orchestral Works (Da Capo Audio CD)

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Orchestral Works
Danish Radio Sinfonietta
Nette Stormlund Demant
Peter Ettrup Larsen
Morten Zeuthen

Henning Wellejus, composer

Henning Wellejus represents the lighter vein in Danish classical composition. His works are tuneful and diverting; they belong to the tradition of humerous and Neoclassicism and elegant entertainment music.

"This CD enables an enchanting discovery" (Fanfare)

Recorded at the Danish Radio House, Studio 2, on 13-16 August 1995

Recording producer: Peter Willemoës
Sound engineer: Peter Bo Nielsen
Cover picture: Karl Bovin: "Landskab fra Odsherred" (1931) by courtesy of Statens Museum for Kunst

This recording is made in cooperation with the Danmarks Radio


Contents and Reviews

1. A Danish Summer Pastorale op. 17 (1961)
Concerto for Cello and Orchestra op. 56 (1994)
2. Andante sostenuto - Frescamente
3. Quasi cadenza, larghetto
4. Andante - Allegro freco
Concerto chorégraphique for Orchestra op. 21 (1978)
5. Allegretto grazioso
6. Scherzando, vivace
7. Lullaby. Andantino
8. Finale à la galop. Allegro giocoso
Concerto for Oboe and Orchestra op. 32 (1955)
9. Allegro moderato
10. Andante tranquillo
11. Rondo, allegro giocoso
Our Childhood Friends op. 15 (1950)
Suite from Hans Christian Andersen ballet "The Swan"
12. The Butterfly
13. The Angel
14. The Sweethearts
15. The Jumpers
16. The Little Mermaid
17. Clumsy Hans
18. The Naughty Boy
19. The Nightingale
20. The Swineherd
Concerto piccolo for Orchestra op. 29 (1963)
21. Allegro moderato
22. Andantino
23. Allegretto
24. The Stagecoach Rolls Away op. 16 (1959)