Song of Norway (1944 Broadway cast recording)

~ Release by Edvard Grieg, Robert Wright, George Forrest; Lawrence Brooks, Helena Bliss, Robert Shafer, Kitty Carlisle (see all versions of this release, 2 available)

Annotation

Number One on Billboard's Top Albums Chart, for 2 weeks, non-consecutive, starting with its 14 Apr 1945 issue and through 5 May 1945.

Annotation last modified on 2017-11-05 01:25 UTC.

Tracklist

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10" Shellac 1
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ASong of Norway: Act I, Scene I. Prelude - “The Legend”
producer:
Edwin Lester
conductor:
Arthur Kay (film music composer) (on 1944-11-12)
vocals arranger and orchestrator:
Arthur Kay (film music composer)
recording of:
Song of Norway: Prelude and The Legend (on 1944-11-12)
composer:
George Forrest (American composer and lyricist), Edvard Grieg (composer) and Robert Wright (US stage & screen composer & lyricist)
is based on:
Piano Concerto in A minor, op. 16
part of:
Song of Norway
Edvard Grieg?:??
LSong of Norway: Act II, Scene V. “Song of Norway” - Finale
producer:
Edwin Lester
conductor:
Arthur Kay (film music composer) (on 1944-11-21)
vocals arranger and orchestrator:
Arthur Kay (film music composer)
recording of:
Song of Norway: Song of Norway (on 1944-11-21)
lyricist:
George Forrest (American composer and lyricist), Milton Lazarus and Robert Wright (US stage & screen composer & lyricist)
composer:
George Forrest (American composer and lyricist), Edvard Grieg (composer) and Robert Wright (US stage & screen composer & lyricist)
part of:
Song of Norway
Edvard Grieg?:??
10" Shellac 2
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BSong of Norway: Act I, Scene I. “Hill of Dreams”
producer:
Edwin Lester
conductor:
Arthur Kay (film music composer) (on 1944-11-12)
vocals arranger and orchestrator:
Arthur Kay (film music composer)
recording of:
Song of Norway: Hill of Dreams (on 1944-11-12)
lyricist:
George Forrest (American composer and lyricist) and Robert Wright (US stage & screen composer & lyricist)
composer:
George Forrest (American composer and lyricist), Edvard Grieg (composer) and Robert Wright (US stage & screen composer & lyricist)
is based on:
Piano Concerto in A minor, op. 16
part of:
Song of Norway
Edvard Grieg?:??
K1Song of Norway: Act II, Scene III. “I Love You”
producer:
Edwin Lester
conductor:
Arthur Kay (film music composer) (on 1944-11-16)
vocals arranger and orchestrator:
Arthur Kay (film music composer)
recording of:
Song of Norway: I Love You (on 1944-11-16)
lyricist:
George Forrest (American composer and lyricist) and Robert Wright (US stage & screen composer & lyricist)
composer:
Edvard Grieg (composer)
is based on:
I Love Thee (op. 5, no. 3) (for voice and orchestra)
is based on:
Jeg elsker dig, op. 5 nr. 3
part of:
Song of Norway
Edvard Grieg?:??
K2Song of Norway: Act II, Scene IV. “At Christmastime”
producer:
Edwin Lester
conductor:
Arthur Kay (film music composer)
vocals arranger and orchestrator:
Arthur Kay (film music composer)
recording of:
Song of Norway: At Christmas Time
lyricist:
George Forrest (American composer and lyricist) and Robert Wright (US stage & screen composer & lyricist)
composer:
George Forrest (American composer and lyricist), Edvard Grieg (composer) and Robert Wright (US stage & screen composer & lyricist)
is based on:
Romancer og Sange, op. 18: No. 1 Vandring i Skoven
Edvard Grieg?:??
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CSong of Norway: Act I, Scene II. “Freddy and His Fiddle”
producer:
Edwin Lester
conductor:
Arthur Kay (film music composer) (on 1944-11-13)
vocals arranger and orchestrator:
Arthur Kay (film music composer)
recording of:
Song of Norway: Freddie and His Fiddle (on 1944-11-13)
lyricist:
George Forrest (American composer and lyricist) and Robert Wright (US stage & screen composer & lyricist)
composer:
George Forrest (American composer and lyricist), Edvard Grieg (composer) and Robert Wright (US stage & screen composer & lyricist)
is based on:
Four Norwegian Dances, op. 35: No. 2. Allegretto tranquillo e grazioso (for piano solo)
part of:
Song of Norway
Edvard Grieg?:??
J1Song of Norway: Act II, Scene I. Finaletto, Part 2: Nordraak’s Farewell
producer:
Edwin Lester
conductor:
Arthur Kay (film music composer) (on 1944-11-19)
vocals arranger and orchestrator:
Arthur Kay (film music composer)
recording of:
Song of Norway: Nordraak's Farewell (on 1944-11-19)
lyricist:
George Forrest (American composer and lyricist) and Robert Wright (US stage & screen composer & lyricist)
composer:
George Forrest (American composer and lyricist), Edvard Grieg (composer) and Robert Wright (US stage & screen composer & lyricist)
is based on:
To elegiske melodier, op. 34: No. 2. Våren (str)
part of:
Song of Norway
Edvard Grieg?:??
J2Song of Norway: Act II, Scene I. Finaletto, Part 2: Reprise of “Three Loves”
Edvard Grieg?:??
10" Shellac 4
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DSong of Norway: Act I, Scene II. “Now”
producer:
Edwin Lester
conductor:
Arthur Kay (film music composer) (on 1944-11-16)
vocals arranger and orchestrator:
Arthur Kay (film music composer)
recording of:
Song of Norway: Now (on 1944-11-16)
lyricist:
George Forrest (American composer and lyricist) and Robert Wright (US stage & screen composer & lyricist)
composer:
George Forrest (American composer and lyricist), Edvard Grieg (composer) and Robert Wright (US stage & screen composer & lyricist)
is based on:
Lyriske stykker, hefte I, op. 12: 2. Vals
is based on:
Sonata for Violin and Piano no. 2 in G major, op. 13
part of:
Song of Norway
Edvard Grieg?:??
I1Song of Norway: Act II, Scene I. “Three Loves”
producer:
Edwin Lester
conductor:
Arthur Kay (film music composer) (on 1944-11-19)
vocals arranger and orchestrator:
Arthur Kay (film music composer)
recording of:
Song of Norway: Three Loves Have I (on 1944-11-19)
lyricist:
George Forrest (American composer and lyricist) and Robert Wright (US stage & screen composer & lyricist)
composer:
George Forrest (American composer and lyricist), Edvard Grieg (composer) and Robert Wright (US stage & screen composer & lyricist)
is based on:
Lyriske stykker, hefte III, op. 43: No. 5: Erotikk (for piano)
is based on:
Lyriske stykker, hefte IV, op. 47: No. 2: Albumblad
part of:
Song of Norway
Edvard Grieg?:??
I2Song of Norway: Act II, Scene I. Finaletto, Part 1
producer:
Edwin Lester
conductor:
Arthur Kay (film music composer) (on 1944-11-19)
vocals arranger and orchestrator:
Arthur Kay (film music composer)
recording of:
Song of Norway: Down Your Tea (on 1944-11-19)
lyricist:
George Forrest (American composer and lyricist) and Robert Wright (US stage & screen composer & lyricist)
composer:
George Forrest (American composer and lyricist), Edvard Grieg (composer) and Robert Wright (US stage & screen composer & lyricist)
part of:
Song of Norway
Edvard Grieg?:??
10" Shellac 5
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ESong of Norway: Act I, Scene II. “Strange Music”
producer:
Edwin Lester
conductor:
Arthur Kay (film music composer) (on 1944-11-21)
vocals arranger and orchestrator:
Arthur Kay (film music composer)
recording of:
Song of Norway: Strange Music (on 1944-11-21)
lyricist:
George Forrest (American composer and lyricist) and Robert Wright (US stage & screen composer & lyricist)
composer:
George Forrest (American composer and lyricist), Edvard Grieg (composer) and Robert Wright (US stage & screen composer & lyricist)
publisher:
Chappell & Co., Inc. (USA)
is based on:
Lyriske stykker, hefte V, op. 54: No. 4: Notturno
is based on:
Lyriske stykker, hefte VIII, op. 65: No. 6: Bryllupsdag på Troldhaugen (for piano)
part of:
Song of Norway
Edvard Grieg?:??
HSong of Norway: Act II, Scene I. “Bon Vivant”
producer:
Edwin Lester
conductor:
Arthur Kay (film music composer) (on 1944-11-13)
vocals arranger and orchestrator:
Arthur Kay (film music composer)
recording of:
Song of Norway: Bon Vivant (on 1944-11-13)
lyricist:
George Forrest (American composer and lyricist) and Robert Wright (US stage & screen composer & lyricist)
composer:
George Forrest (American composer and lyricist), Edvard Grieg (composer) and Robert Wright (US stage & screen composer & lyricist)
is based on:
Sex Digte (Ibsensangene) op. 25: No. 4. Med en Vandlilje (for voice and piano)
part of:
Song of Norway
Edvard Grieg?:??
10" Shellac 6
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F1Song of Norway: Act I, Scene II. “Midsummer’s Eve”
producer:
Edwin Lester
conductor:
Arthur Kay (film music composer) (on 1944-11-19)
vocals arranger and orchestrator:
Arthur Kay (film music composer)
recording of:
Song of Norway: Midsummer's Eve (on 1944-11-19)
lyricist:
George Forrest (American composer and lyricist) and Robert Wright (US stage & screen composer & lyricist)
composer:
George Forrest (American composer and lyricist), Edvard Grieg (composer) and Robert Wright (US stage & screen composer & lyricist)
is based on:
Jeg reiste en deilig sommerkvæld, op. 26 no. 2
is based on:
Lyriske stykker, hefte V, op. 54: No. 5: Scherzo
part of:
Song of Norway
Edvard Grieg?:??
F2Song of Norway: Act I, Scene II. “March of the Trollgers”
producer:
Edwin Lester
conductor:
Arthur Kay (film music composer)
vocals arranger and orchestrator:
Arthur Kay (film music composer)
recording of:
Song of Norway: March of the Trollgers
lyricist:
George Forrest (American composer and lyricist) and Robert Wright (US stage & screen composer & lyricist)
composer:
George Forrest (American composer and lyricist), Edvard Grieg (composer) and Robert Wright (US stage & screen composer & lyricist)
is based on:
Lyric Suite, op. 54: IV. March of the Dwarfs. Allegro marcato
is based on:
Lyriske stykker, hefte II, op. 38: No. 4: Halling
is based on:
Stemninger, op. 73: No. 7. Lualåt
part of:
Song of Norway
Edvard Grieg?:??
G1Song of Norway: Act I, Scene II. “Hymn of Betrothal”
producer:
Edwin Lester
conductor:
Arthur Kay (film music composer) (on 1944-11-16)
vocals arranger and orchestrator:
Arthur Kay (film music composer)
recording of:
Song of Norway: Hymn of Betrothal (on 1944-11-16)
lyricist:
George Forrest (American composer and lyricist) and Robert Wright (US stage & screen composer & lyricist)
composer:
George Forrest (American composer and lyricist), Edvard Grieg (composer) and Robert Wright (US stage & screen composer & lyricist)
is based on:
Klaverstykker etter egne sanger, op. 41 no. 6: Til våren
part of:
Song of Norway
Edvard Grieg?:??
G2Song of Norway: Act I, Scene II. Finale of Act I
producer:
Edwin Lester
conductor:
Arthur Kay (film music composer)
vocals arranger and orchestrator:
Arthur Kay (film music composer)
recording of:
Song of Norway: Finale of Act 1
medley of:
Song of Norway: Midsummer's Eve
medley of:
Song of Norway: Strange Music
Edvard Grieg?:??