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SCHOENBERG, A.: Chamber Symphony No. 2 / Die gluckliche Hand / Wind Quintet (Craft) (Schoenberg, Vol. 8)

    

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SCHOENBERG, A.: Chamber Symphony No. 2 / Die gluckliche Hand / Wind Quintet (Craft) (Schoenberg, Vol. 8)

The little-known Second Chamber Symphony ought to be the most popular of Schoenberg’s later masterpieces. Neither “atonal” nor “twelve-tone”, it contrasts a lush, melodious, dramatic first movement with a rapid and richly polyphonic second movement. Die glückliche Hand is a pantomime for two silent actors and one solo singer, “the Man”. The music is very compressed, and its two middle scenes, apart from the lines by the Man, are purely orchestral. Realising that a work of 38 minutes in atonal idiom for five winds might be less audience-friendly than any of his music heretofore, Schoenberg imparted his Wind Quintet with a display of instrumental virtuosity that surpassed anything even he had ever attempted.


Schoenberg, Arnold

  Chamber Symphony No. 2, Op. 38
1.   I. Adagio 00:07:23
2.   II. Con fuoco 00:11:23

Schoenberg, Arnold
Schoenberg, Arnold, lyricist(s)

  Die gluckliche Hand, Op. 18
3.   Scene 1: Still, o schweige 00:03:23
4.   Scene 2: Ja, o ja! Das Bluhen, o Sehnsucht 00:05:11
5.   Scene 3: Das kann man einfacher! 00:06:57
6.   Scene 4: Musstest du's wieder erleben 00:05:43

Schoenberg, Arnold

  Wind Quintet, Op. 26
7.   I. Schwungvoll 00:12:00
8.   II. Anmutig und heiter: Scherzando 00:09:10
9.   III. Etwas langsam (Poco adagio) 00:08:45
10.   IV. Rondo 00:08:26

Total Playing Time: 01:18:21






Composer(s):
Schoenberg, Arnold

Lyricist(s):
Schoenberg, Arnold

Conductor(s):
Craft, Robert

Orchestra(s):
Philharmonia Orchestra

Ensemble(s):
New York Woodwind Quintet

Choir(s):
Simon Joly Chorale

Artist(s):
Beesley, Mark

Label: Naxos

Genre: Chamber Music; Opera; Orchestral

Period: 20th Century

Catalogue No: 8.557526

Barcode: 0747313252626

Boxset: 8.505223

Physical Release: 04/2008

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