The Works of Arnold Schoenberg, Vol. 1 - 20th Century-Fox Symphony Orchestra; Alan R. Kay (clarinet); Charles Neidich (clarinet); Christopher Oldfather (piano);...

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  1. Concerto for string quartet & orchestra (after Handel's Concerto Grosso, Op.6/7)
  2. Suite for piano, Op. 25
  3. Lied der Waldtaube, for mezzo-soprano & 17 instruments (arr. from "Gurrelieder")
  4. The Book of the Hanging Gardens, cycle of songs (15) for voice & piano, Op. 15
  5. A Conversation with Arnold Schoenberg
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  1. Concerto for string quartet & orchestra (after Handel's Concerto Grosso, Op.6/7)
  2. Suite for piano, Op. 25
  3. Lied der Waldtaube, for mezzo-soprano & 17 instruments (arr. from "Gurrelieder")
  4. The Book of the Hanging Gardens, cycle of songs (15) for voice & piano, Op. 15
  5. A Conversation with Arnold Schoenberg
  6. Serenade for baritone & septet, Op. 24
  7. Variations for Orchestra, Op. 31
  8. Transcription for orchestra of Bach's Prelude & Fugue in E flat major: Fuga (St Anne)
  9. Transcription for orchestra of Bach's "Schm?cke dich, o liebe Seele"
  10. Transcription for orchestra of Bach's "Komm, Gott Sch÷pfer, heiliger Geist"
  11. Pieces (5) for orchestra, Op. 16
  12. Cello Concerto (transcription of Matthias Georg Monn's "Concerto for keyboard & orchestra in D major") (also for cello & piano)
  13. Transcription for orchestra of Brahms' Piano Quartet No.1 in G minor
  14. Chamber Symphony No. 2 in E flat minor, Op. 38
  15. Die gl?ckliche Hand, 1-act drama, Op. 18
  16. Quintet for winds, Op. 26
  17. A Survivor from Warsaw, for narrator, male chorus & orchestra, Op. 46
  18. Prelude, for wordless chorus & orchestra (for collaborative cantata "Genesis Suite"), Op. 44
  19. Dreimal tausend Jahre, for chorus, Op. 50a
  20. De Profundis, for chorus, Op. 50b
  21. Ode to Napoleon Buonaparte, for narrator, piano & strings, Op. 41
  22. Violin Concerto, Op. 36
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Robert Craft performed a valuable service by recording the complete works of Arnold Schoenberg at a time when many of them were not otherwise available. Though the American conductor was Igor Stravinsky's dedicated musical amanuensis during the Russian composer's final decades, he was also devoted to the works of the Austrian composer, and these ...

The Works of Arnold Schoenberg, Vol. 1 2009, Naxos

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