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In Honor Of Rudolf Kolisch


Release Date: 05/27/2003 
Label:  Music & Arts Programs Of America Catalog #: 1056   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Arnold SchoenbergAlban BergBéla BartókAnton Webern,   ... 
Performer:  Rudolph KolischFelix KhunerEugene LehnerBenar Heifetz,   ... 
Conductor:  René Leibowitz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kolisch String QuartetUniversity of Wisconsin Pro Arte QuartetWisconsin Festival Orchestra
Number of Discs: 6 
Recorded in: Mono 
Length: 6 Hours 36 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

This selection includes commentary by Arnold Schoenberg and
an interview with Rudolf Kolisch.
This selection includes commentary by Arnold Schoenberg and
an interview with Rudolf Kolisch. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Quartet for Strings no 1 in D minor, Op. 7 by Arnold Schoenberg
Performer:  Rudolph Kolisch (Violin), Felix Khuner (Violin), Eugene Lehner (Viola),
Benar Heifetz (Cello)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kolisch String Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1904-1905; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 12/29/1936 
Venue:  Los Angeles, California 
Length: 43 Minutes 11 Secs. 
2. Quartet for Strings no 2 in F sharp minor, Op. 10 by Arnold Schoenberg
Performer:  Clemence Gifford (Soprano), Rudolph Kolisch (Violin), Felix Khuner (Violin),
Eugene Lehner (Viola), Benar Heifetz (Cello)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kolisch String Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1907-1908; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 12/31/1936 
Venue:  Los Angeles, California 
Length: 28 Minutes 34 Secs. 
3. Quartet for Strings no 3, Op. 30 by Arnold Schoenberg
Performer:  Benar Heifetz (Cello), Eugene Lehner (Viola), Felix Khuner (Violin),
Rudolph Kolisch (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kolisch String Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1927; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 12/30/1936 
Venue:  Los Angeles, California 
Length: 31 Minutes 1 Secs. 
4. Quartet for Strings no 4, Op. 37 by Arnold Schoenberg
Performer:  Benar Heifetz (Cello), Eugene Lehner (Viola), Felix Khuner (Violin),
Rudolph Kolisch (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kolisch String Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1936; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 01/1937 
Venue:  Los Angeles, California 
Length: 32 Minutes 54 Secs. 
5. Quartet for Strings no 3, Op. 30 by Arnold Schoenberg
Performer:  Ernst Fiedlander (Cello), Bernard Milofsky (Viola), Albert Rahier (Violin),
Rudolph Kolisch (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  University of Wisconsin Pro Arte Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1927; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1/24/1950 
Venue:  WOR Studios, New York City 
Length: 29 Minutes 55 Secs. 
6. Lyric Suite for String Quartet by Alban Berg
Performer:  Albert Rahier (Violin), Bernard Milofsky (Viola), Ernst Fiedlander (Cello),
Rudolph Kolisch (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  University of Wisconsin Pro Arte Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1926; Austria 
Date of Recording: 02/02/1950 
Venue:  WOR Studios, New York City 
Length: 26 Minutes 39 Secs. 
7. Concerto for Violin, Op. 36 by Arnold Schoenberg
Performer:  Rudolph Kolisch (Violin)
Conductor:  René Leibowitz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Wisconsin Festival Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1935-1936; USA 
Date of Recording: 05/07/1967 
Venue:  Madison, Wisconsin 
Length: 34 Minutes 14 Secs. 
8. Sonata for Violin solo, Sz 117 by Béla Bartók
Performer:  Rudolph Kolisch (Violin)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1944; USA 
Date of Recording: 1966 
Venue:  Madison, Wisconsin 
Length: 25 Minutes 35 Secs. 
9. Quartet for Strings no 5, Sz 102 by Béla Bartók
Performer:  Rudolph Kolisch (Violin), Albert Rahier (Violin), Germain Prévost (Viola),
Ernst Fiedlander (Cello)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  University of Wisconsin Pro Arte Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1934; Budapest, Hungary 
Date of Recording: 01/26/1945 
Venue:  Washington, D. C. 
Length: 30 Minutes 41 Secs. 
10. Fantasy for Violin and Piano, Op. 47 by Arnold Schoenberg
Performer:  Rudolph Kolisch (Violin), Gunnar Johansen (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1949; USA 
Date of Recording: 1966 
Venue:  Madison, Wisconsin 
Length: 8 Minutes 14 Secs. 
11. Quartet for Strings in D major by Arnold Schoenberg
Performer:  Albert Rahier (Violin), Rudolph Kolisch (Violin), Germain Prévost (Viola),
Ernst Fiedlander (Cello)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  University of Wisconsin Pro Arte Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1897; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 12/07/1952 
Venue:  Washington, D. C. 
Length: 25 Minutes 6 Secs. 
12. Sätze (5) for String Quartet, Op. 5 by Anton Webern
Performer:  Albert Rahier (Violin), Bernard Milofsky (Viola), Ernst Fiedlander (Cello),
Rudolph Kolisch (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  University of Wisconsin Pro Arte Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1909; Preglhof 
Date of Recording: 01/20/1950 
Venue:  WOR Studios, New York City 
Length: 11 Minutes 36 Secs. 
13. Bagatelles (6) for string quartet, Op. 9 by Anton Webern
Performer:  Albert Rahier (Violin), Bernard Milofsky (Viola), Rudolph Kolisch (Violin),
Ernst Fiedlander (Cello)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  University of Wisconsin Pro Arte Quartet
Period: Modern 
Written: 1913; Austria 
Date of Recording: 01/20/1950 
Venue:  WOR Studios, New York City 
Length: 4 Minutes 34 Secs. 
14. Octet for Clarinet, Horn, Bassoon and Strings in F major, D 803/Op. 166 by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Felix Khuner (Violin), Rudolph Kolisch (Violin), Wendell Hoss (French Horn),
Leonard Sharrow (Bassoon), Anthony Zentrick (Double Bass), Eric Simon (Clarinet),
Jascha Veissi (Viola), Stefan Auber (Cello)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kolisch String Quartet
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1824; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 04/14/1940 
Venue:  Washington, D. C. 
Length: 52 Minutes 25 Secs. 

Sound Samples

String Quartet No. 1, Op. 7
String Quartet No. 2, Op. 10: I. Massig
String Quartet No. 2, Op. 10: II. Sehr rasch
String Quartet No. 2, Op. 10: III. Litanei
String Quartet No. 2, Op. 10: IV. Entruckung
String Quartet No. 2, Op. 10: Spoken Comment (Schoenberg)
String Quartet No. 3, Op. 30: I. Moderato
String Quartet No. 3, Op. 30: II. Adagio
String Quartet No. 3, Op. 30: III. Intermezzo: Allegro moderato
String Quartet No. 3, Op. 30: IV. Rondo: Molto moderato
String Quartet No. 3, Op. 30: Spoken Comment (Schoenberg)
String Quartet No. 4, Op. 37: I. Allegro molto energico
String Quartet No. 4, Op. 37: II. Comodo
String Quartet No. 4, Op. 37: III. Largo
String Quartet No. 4, Op. 37: IV. Allegro

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