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Schoenberg: Complete Works for Strings

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CHAN 9939
 
Multiple Set of 5 CDs
Schoenberg: Complete Works for Strings
Release Date: August 2001
Originally recorded in 2000
Composer (1874-1951)
Arnold Schoenberg
Chamber
Schoenberg Quartet
Venue ; Waalse Kerk, Amsterdam; Maria Minor, Utrecht; Main Hall, Muziekcentrum Vredenburg, Utrecht; Musis Sacrum, Arnhem
Oud-Katholieke Church, Delft, The Netherlands
Engineer (Concerto for String Quartet and Orchestra)
Benno Torrenga
Engineer (other works)
Adriaan Verstijnen
Genre:
Orchestral & Concertos

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ARNOLD SCHOENBERG

(1874-1951)

String Quartet No. 1, Op. 7 (1904-05)

45:07
in D minor - in d-Moll - en ré mineur
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Nicht zu rasch -
12:40
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Kräftig (nicht zu rasch) -
11:57
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Mäßig, langsame Viertel -
12:12
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4.
Mäßig, heiter
8:18
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String Quartet No. 3, Op. 30 (1927)

31:21
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I
Moderato
8:50
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6.
I
Adagio
8:41
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7.
III
Intermezzo. Allegro moderato
7:21
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8.
IV
Rondo. Molto moderato
6:30
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Dedicated to Mrs Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge

String Quartet No. 2, Op. 10 (1907-08)

30:51
in F sharp minor - in fis-Moll - en fa dièse mineur
for two violins, viola, cello and a soprano voice (in the third and fourth movements: 'Litanei' and 'Entrückung', poems by Stefan George)
9.
I
Mäßig
6:49
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II
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7:04
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11.
III
Litanei
5:52
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12.
IV
Entrückung
11:06
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To my wife

String Quartet No. 4, Op. 37 (1936)

34:19
13.
I
Allegro molto; energico
9:23
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14.
II
Comodo
8:21
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15.
III
Largo
8:09
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16.
IV
Allegro
8:26
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To the ideal patron of chamber music
ELIZABETH SPRAGUE COOLIDGE
and to the ideal interpreters of it
THE KOLISCH QUARTET

Verklärte Nacht, Op. 4 (1899)

29:04
Poem by Richard Dehmel (from Weib und Welt) for six string instruments
17.
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3:02
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18.
(C) -
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19.
Schwer betont -
2:18
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20.
Sehr breit und langsam -
9:54
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21.
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4:06
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22.

Phantasy for Violin with Piano Accompaniment, Op. 47 (1949)*

9:23
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In memory of Adolph Koldofsky
23.

Ode to Napoleon Buonaparte, Op. 41 (1942)

15:05
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(Lord Byron) for String Quartet, Piano and Reciter

String Trio, Op. 45 (1946)†

19:08
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1:56
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28.
Part 3
5:29
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Commissioned by the Department of Music, Harvard University
premiere recording in this version

Six Little Piano Pieces, Op. 19 (1911)

5:31
arranged by Henk Guittart for string quartet (1999)
29.
I
Leicht, zart
1:35
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III
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32.
IV
Rasch, aber leicht
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33.
V
Etwas rasch
0:41
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34.
VI
Sehr langsam
0:59
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Quintet for Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Horn and Bassoon, Op. 26 (1923-4)

39:50
arranged by Henk Guittart for string quintet (1995)
35.
I
Schwungvoll
11:35
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36.
II
Anmutig und heiter, scherzando
9:26
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37.
III
Etwas langsam. Poco adagio
9:40
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38.
IV
Rondo
8:50
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To Budi Arnold

String Quartet in D major (1897)

26:59
in D-Dur - en ré majeur
39.
I
Allegro molto
9:18
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40.
II
Intermezzo. Andantino grazioso
4:50
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41.
III
Andante con moto
7:51
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42.
IV
Allegro - Presto
5:00
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Chamber Symphony No. 1, Op. 9 (1906)

20:37
arranged by Anton Webern for piano and string quartet (1922-3)
43.
Langsam - Sehr rasch -
5:38
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45.
viel langsamer, aber doch fließend -
2:57
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46.
viel langsamer -
5:08
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47.
schwungvoll
4:52
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Concerto for String Quartet and Orchestra (1933)

21:03
in B flat major - in B-Dur - en si bémol majeur
after the Concerto grosso, Op. 6 No. 7 by George Frideric Handel, freely transcribed by Arnold Schoenberg
48.
Largo - Allegro
5:06
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49.
Largo
3:15
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50.
Allegretto grazioso
6:46
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51.
Hornpipe. Moderato
5:56
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Janneke van der Meer violin*†
Wim de Jong violin
Henk Guittart viola†
Viola de Hoog cello†
with
Susan Narucki soprano
Jan Erik van Regteren Altena viola
Taco Kooistra cello
Sepp Gtrotenhuis piano
Michael Grandage reciter
Arnhem Philharmonic Orchestra
Roberto Benzi
Contains the composer's complete works for strings
Dedicated to the memory of our beloved mentor and dear friend Jenö Lehner (1906-1997) - Schoenberg Quartet
Recorded between 29 June 1991 and 11 June 2001

Why not buy the whole Album?

Your selections total more than the whole disc price.

ARNOLD SCHOENBERG

(1874-1951)
COMPACT DISC ONE

String Quartet No. 1, Op. 7 (1904-05)

45:07
in D minor - in d-Moll - en ré mineur
1.
Nicht zu rasch -
12:40
2.
Kräftig (nicht zu rasch) -
11:57
3.
Mäßig, langsame Viertel -
12:12
4.
Mäßig, heiter
8:18

String Quartet No. 3, Op. 30 (1927)

31:21
5.
I
Moderato
8:50
6.
I
Adagio
8:41
7.
III
Intermezzo. Allegro moderato
7:21
8.
IV
Rondo. Molto moderato
6:30
Dedicated to Mrs Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge
Total time: 76:37
COMPACT DISC TWO

String Quartet No. 2, Op. 10 (1907-08)

30:51
in F sharp minor - in fis-Moll - en fa dièse mineur
for two violins, viola, cello and a soprano voice (in the third and fourth movements: 'Litanei' and 'Entrückung', poems by Stefan George)
1.
I
Mäßig
6:49
2.
II
Sehr rasch
7:04
3.
III
Litanei
5:52
4.
IV
Entrückung
11:06
To my wife

String Quartet No. 4, Op. 37 (1936)

34:19
5.
I
Allegro molto; energico
9:23
6.
II
Comodo
8:21
7.
III
Largo
8:09
8.
IV
Allegro
8:26
To the ideal patron of chamber music
ELIZABETH SPRAGUE COOLIDGE
and to the ideal interpreters of it
THE KOLISCH QUARTET
Total time: 65:20
COMPACT DISC THREE

Verklärte Nacht, Op. 4 (1899)

29:04
Poem by Richard Dehmel (from Weib und Welt) for six string instruments
1.
Sehr langsam -
3:02
2.
(C) -
9:44
3.
Schwer betont -
2:18
4.
Sehr breit und langsam -
9:54
5.
Sehr ruhig
4:06
6.

Phantasy for Violin with Piano Accompaniment, Op. 47 (1949)*

9:23
In memory of Adolph Koldofsky
7.

Ode to Napoleon Buonaparte, Op. 41 (1942)

15:05
(Lord Byron) for String Quartet, Piano and Reciter
Total time: 53:45
COMPACT DISC FOUR

String Trio, Op. 45 (1946)†

19:08
1.
Part 1 -
1:56
2.
First Episode -
5:26
3.
Part 2 -
3:29
4.
Second Episode -
2:48
5.
Part 3
5:29
Commissioned by the Department of Music, Harvard University
premiere recording in this version

Six Little Piano Pieces, Op. 19 (1911)

5:31
arranged by Henk Guittart for string quartet (1999)
6.
I
Leicht, zart
1:35
7.
II
Langsam
0:48
8.
III
Sehr langsame Viertel
1:02
9.
IV
Rasch, aber leicht
0:26
10.
V
Etwas rasch
0:41
11.
VI
Sehr langsam
0:59
premiere recording in this version

Quintet for Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Horn and Bassoon, Op. 26 (1923-4)

39:50
arranged by Henk Guittart for string quintet (1995)
12.
I
Schwungvoll
11:35
13.
II
Anmutig und heiter, scherzando
9:26
14.
III
Etwas langsam. Poco adagio
9:40
15.
IV
Rondo
8:50
To Budi Arnold
Total time: 64:43
COMPACT DISC FIVE

String Quartet in D major (1897)

26:59
in D-Dur - en ré majeur
1.
I
Allegro molto
9:18
2.
II
Intermezzo. Andantino grazioso
4:50
3.
III
Andante con moto
7:51
4.
IV
Allegro - Presto
5:00

Chamber Symphony No. 1, Op. 9 (1906)

20:37
arranged by Anton Webern for piano and string quartet (1922-3)
5.
Langsam - Sehr rasch -
5:38
6.
sehr rasch -
2:00
7.
viel langsamer, aber doch fließend -
2:57
8.
viel langsamer -
5:08
9.
schwungvoll
4:52

Concerto for String Quartet and Orchestra (1933)

21:03
in B flat major - in B-Dur - en si bémol majeur
after the Concerto grosso, Op. 6 No. 7 by George Frideric Handel, freely transcribed by Arnold Schoenberg
10.
Largo - Allegro
5:06
11.
Largo
3:15
12.
Allegretto grazioso
6:46
13.
Hornpipe. Moderato
5:56
Total time: 68:52
Janneke van der Meer violin*†
Wim de Jong violin
Henk Guittart viola†
Viola de Hoog cello†
with
Susan Narucki soprano
Jan Erik van Regteren Altena viola
Taco Kooistra cello
Sepp Gtrotenhuis piano
Michael Grandage reciter
Arnhem Philharmonic Orchestra
Roberto Benzi
Contains the composer's complete works for strings
Dedicated to the memory of our beloved mentor and dear friend Jenö Lehner (1906-1997) - Schoenberg Quartet
Recorded between 29 June 1991 and 11 June 2001




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