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SCHOENBERG, A.: Violin Concerto / Ode to Napoleon / A Survivor from Warsaw (Craft) (Schoenberg, Vol. 10)


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SCHOENBERG, A.: Violin Concerto / Ode to Napoleon / A Survivor from Warsaw (Craft) (Schoenberg, Vol. 10)

This volume of Robert Craft’s acclaimed Schoenberg series presents the composer’s favourite of his own orchestral works, the Violin Concerto. Conceived in grand style and dedicated to his ‘dear friend and fellow warrior’ Webern, it draws on the techniques of melodic variation and development that Schoenberg so admired in Brahms’ music to reach a majestic conclusion. In the other shorter works, written during or after World War II, Schoenberg uses striking vocal and instrumental combinations to create intensely moving and dramatic music. De Profundis was Schoenberg’s last completed composition.

Schoenberg, Arnold
Schoenberg, Arnold, lyricist(s)

  A Survivor from Warsaw, Op. 46
1.   A Survivor from Warsaw, Op. 46 00:07:11

Schoenberg, Arnold

  Prelude to Genesis, Op. 44
2.   Prelude to Genesis, Op. 44 00:06:17

Schoenberg, Arnold
Runes, Dagobert David, lyricist(s)

  Dreimal Tausend Jahre, Op. 50a
3.   Dreimal Tausend Jahre, Op. 50a 00:02:52

Schoenberg, Arnold
Bible - Old Testament, lyricist(s)

  De profundis (Psalm 130), Op. 50b
4.   De Profundis (Psalm 130), Op. 50b 00:05:01

Schoenberg, Arnold
Byron, Lord (George Gordon Byron), lyricist(s)

  Ode to Napoleon, Op. 41
5.   Ode to Napoleon, Op. 41 00:15:02

Schoenberg, Arnold

  Violin Concerto, Op. 36
6.   I. Poco allegro 00:13:01
7.   II. Andante grazioso 00:09:12
8.   III. Finale: Allegro 00:12:26

Total Playing Time: 01:11:02

Schoenberg, Arnold

Bible - Old Testament; Byron, Lord (George Gordon Byron); Runes, Dagobert David; Schoenberg, Arnold

Craft, Robert

Philharmonia Orchestra

Fred Sherry String Quartet

Simon Joly Chorale

Denk, Jeremy; Schulte, Rolf; Wilson-Johnson, David

Label: Naxos

Genre: Chamber Music; Choral - Sacred; Choral - Secular; Concertos

Period: 20th Century

Catalogue No: 8.557528

Barcode: 0747313252824

Boxset: 8.505223

Physical Release: 10/2008

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