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Konsertföreningens orkester (Stockholm, Sweden)

Music - 2017

Soprano Renee Fleming returns with a new recital of songs and is joined by Sakari Oramo, who leads the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra. Her selections include Samuel Barber's famous Knoxville: Summer of 1915 and The Strand Settings, a four-song cycle by Anders Hillborg which was commissioned by Carnegie Hall and is dedicated to Fleming. The recital finishes with three new arrangements of songs by Bjork.

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Song cycles
Art music
Arrangements (Music)
London, England : Decca [2017]
Corporate Author
Konsertföreningens orkester (Stockholm, Sweden)
Corporate Author
Konsertföreningens orkester (Stockholm, Sweden) (instrumentalist)
Other Authors
James Agee, 1909-1955 (lyricist), Mark Strand, 1934-2014 (singer), Sjón, 1962- (conductor), Renée Fleming (arranger of music), Sakari Oramo (-), Hans Ek, 1964-, Samuel Barber, 1910-1981, Anders Hillborg, 1954-, Björk
Item Description
Songs by Björk Gudmundsdóttir arranged by Hans Ek.
Title from container.
Physical Description
1 audio disc : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in
Production Credits
Recording producers: Preben Iwan & Mats Engström.
  • Knoxville: Summer of 1915 : op. 24 / Samuel Barber (15:29)
  • The strand settings. Black sea (4:17) ; Dark harbor XX (5:09) ; Dark harbor XXXV (5:26) ; Dark harbor XI (5:41) / Anders Hillborg
  • Virus (4:18) ; Joga (4:33) ; All is full of love (3:13) / Björk Guðmundsdóttir.