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Berg: Wozzeck; Schoenberg: Erwartung / Dohnanyi, Silja


Release Date: 07/09/2008 
Label:  Decca   Catalog #: 417348   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Alban BergArnold Schoenberg
Performer:  Horst LaubenthalHeinz ZednikEberhard WächterHermann Winkler,   ... 
Conductor:  Christoph von Dohnányi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna State Opera ChorusVienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 3 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Dohnanyi's outstandingly beautiful performance for Decca... [is] beautiful in orchestral texture...subtle in its pacing...and I shall return to it whenever I want a more comfortable perspective or a more Straussian view of the work (and the inclusion of a reliably decent account of Schoenberg's Erwartung makes it better value than its rivals).

-- Michael Oliver, Gramophone [2/1989]
Dohnanyi's outstandingly beautiful performance for Decca... [is] beautiful in orchestral texture...subtle in its pacing...and I shall return to it whenever I want a more comfortable perspective or a more Straussian view of the work (and the inclusion of a reliably decent account of Schoenberg's Erwartung makes it better value than its rivals).

-- Michael Oliver, Gramophone [2/1989]
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Works on This Recording

1. Wozzeck, Op. 7 by Alban Berg
Performer:  Horst Laubenthal (Tenor), Heinz Zednik (Tenor), Eberhard Wächter (Baritone),
Hermann Winkler (Tenor), Alexander Malta (Bass), Gertrude Jahn (Mezzo Soprano),
Anja Silja (Soprano)
Conductor:  Christoph von Dohnányi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna State Opera Chorus,  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1917-1922; Austria 
Language: German 
2. Erwartung, Op. 17 by Arnold Schoenberg
Performer:  Anja Silja (Soprano)
Conductor:  Christoph von Dohnányi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1909; Vienna, Austria 

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