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SCHUBERT, F.: Symphony,


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SCHUBERT, F.: Symphony, "Death and the Maiden" (arr. A. Stein) / Symphony No. 8, "Unfinished" (completed by B. Newbould and M. Venzago)

Schubert’s music has been arranged by many other composers, though few have succeeded in amplifying the astonishing drama and pathos of a masterpiece such as the Death and the Maiden Quartet as has Andy Stein, who writes: ‘I have tried to create a late classical / early Romantic symphony out of this great chamber work, so that it perhaps would sound as if Schubert himself had conceived it in this form’. The reconstruction of the Scherzo of Schubert’s ‘Unfinished’ Symphony is based on fragments from the composer’s notebooks. The last movement uses segments from Schubert’s incidental music for Rosamunde, written shortly after he had set aside the Symphony, and which scholars believe may have been intended for its finale.

Schubert, Franz
Stein, Andy, arranger(s)

  String Quartet No. 14 in D Minor, D. 810, "Der Tod und das Madchen" (Death and the Maiden) (arranged A. Stein for orchestra as Symphony in D Minor)
1.   I. Allegro 00:11:15
2.   II. Andante con moto 00:14:28
3.   III. Scherzo: Allegro molto 00:05:39
4.   IV. Rondo - Finale: Presto 00:08:02

Schubert, Franz
Newbould, Brian / Venzago, Mario, arranger(s)

  Symphony No. 8 in B Minor, D. 759, "Unfinished" (completed by B. Newbould and M. Venzago)
5.   I. Allegro moderato 00:10:29
6.   II. Andante con moto 00:10:31
7.   III. Scherzo (completed by B. Newbould) 00:06:31
8.   IV. Rosamunde, Furstin von Cypern, D. 797: Entr'acte No. 1: Allegro molto moderato (edited by M. Venzago) 00:10:35

Total Playing Time: 01:17:30

Schubert, Franz

Newbould, Brian; Stein, Andy; Venzago, Mario

Falletta, JoAnn

Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra

Label: Naxos

Genre: Orchestral

Period: Romantic

Catalogue No: 8.572051

Barcode: 0747313205172

Physical Release: 03/2009

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