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Berg: Orchestral Works

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CHSA 5074
 
Multiple Set of 2 CDs
Berg: Orchestral Works
Release Date: March 2009
Genre:
Orchestral & Concertos

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ALBAN BERG

(1885-1935)
COMPACT DISC ONE
1.

Piano Sonata, Op. 1 (1908)

12:43
Orchestrated 1984 by Theo Verbey (b. 1959)
Mäßig bewegt - Viel langsamer (Quasi adagio) -

Three Pieces, Op. 6 (1914-15, revised version 1929)

20:57
for Orchestra
Meinem Lehrer und Freunde Arnold Schoenberg in unermeßlicher Dankbarkeit und Liebe
2.
I
Präludium. Langsam - Ein wenig bewegter (Tempo II) -
4:46
3.
II
Reigen. Anfangs etwas zögernd. Leicht beschwingt -
5:35
4.
III
Marsch. Mäßiges Marschtempo (I) - Flottes Marschtempo (II) -
10:35
premiere recording
5.

Der Wein (1929)

12:52
Concert Aria (sung in French)
Three Poems from Charles Baudelaire's Le Vin
Sehr langsam -
Solo: Robert Murray tenor
6.

Passacaglia (1913)

4:17
Symphonic Fragment of theme and eleven variations, arranged 1999 by Christian von Borries (b. 1969) from Berg's unfinished score sketches; orchestration lightly modified by Mario Venzago
Langsam

Concerto for Violin and Orchestra (1935)

28:10
Für Louis Krasner
Dem Andenken eines Engels
Revised 1996 by Douglas Jarman
7.
I
Andante - Allegretto
11:11
8.
II
Allegro - Adagio
16:59
Solo: Isabelle van Keulen violin
Total time: 79:35
COMPACT DISC TWO

Three Fragments from 'Wozzeck' (1923-24)

19:58
for voice and orchestra from the opera Wozzeck (1914-22) after Georg Büchner's drama
1.
I
Act I, Scenes 2 and 3. Langsam - [Marschtempo] -
7:23
2.
II
Act III, Scene 1. Grave (Theme with seven variations and fugue)
5:36
3.
III
Act III, Scenes 4 and 5. Langsam - Adagio -
6:58
Saga Danielsson child soprano
Solo: Geraldine McGreevy soprano

Symphonic Pieces from the Opera 'Lulu' (1934)

34:17
after Frank Wedekind's tragedies Erdgeist (Earth Spirit) and Die Büchse der Pandora (Pandora's Box)
Arnold Schoenberg zum 60. Geburtstag
4.
I
Rondo. Andante. Introduzione - Tempo II - Tempo I -
15:49
5.
II
Ostinato. Allegro - Tumultuoso - Agitato - Sempre vivace -
3:54
6.
III
Lied der Lulu (Anton v. Webern zum 50. Geburtstag). Comodo
2:44
7.
IV
Variationen. Moderato - Grandioso - Grazioso - Funèbre -
3:08
8.
V
Adagio. Sostenuto - Lento - Grave
8:40
Solo: Geraldine McGreevy soprano
9.

Der Wein (1929)

13:33
Concert Aria (sung in German)
Three Poems from Charles Baudelaire's Le Vin
German text by Stefan George
Sehr langsam -
Solo: Geraldine McGreevy soprano
10.

Wein, Weib und Gesang!

9:22
Waltz, Op. 333 by Johann Strauss II (1825-1899)
Transcribed 1921 for small ensemble by Alban Berg
Andante, quasi religioso - Allegro moderato - Maestoso - Tempo di Valse
Total time: 77:45
(The National Orchestra of Sweden)
Conductor: Mario Venzago
26 August 2004 (Three Pieces), 14 August 2006 (Piano Sonata), 15 and 16 August 2006 (Three Fragments from 'Wozzeck'), 16 August 2006 (Passacaglia), 19 and 20 June 2007 (Symphonic Pieces from the Opera 'Lulu'),
21 June 2007 (Der Wein>/i>, sung in German), 27 and 28 August 2007 (Concerto for Violin and Orchestra_, 30 August 2007 (Der Wein, sung in French) and 31 August 2007 (Wein, Weib und Gesang!)




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