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The Chamber Music Arrangements / Linos Ensemble


Release Date: 09/21/2018 
Label:  Capriccio Records   Catalog #: 7265  
Composer:  Anton BrucknerGustav MahlerAlban BergMax Reger,   ... 
Performer:  Olaf BärMarkus SchäferIvonne FuchsMarion Eckstein,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Linos Ensemble
Number of Discs: 8 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Founded in November 1918 by Arnold Schoenberg (1874–1951) and a few of his confidants, the Association for Private Musical Performances constituted perhaps the most progressive and most intensive opportunity for a select Viennese musical circle to familiarize themselves with contemporary and the latest works of the international composers’ scene in the immediate aftermath of the First World War and hence at the time of a dearth of a cultural spirit of optimism and innovation. Schoenberg had a close personal tie with many of the composers performed at the association concerts, as in the case of Zemlinsky. The association became a nursery for the entire modern music from Richard Strauss and Debussy to Webern, as far as the instrumentation of Read more the works allowed. This release explores some of the chamber music works that came out of that association, including pieces by Bruckner, Mahler, Webern, and Schoenberg himself, among others. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Symphony no 7 in E major, WAB 107 by Anton Bruckner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Linos Ensemble
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1881-1883; Vienna, Austria 
Notes: (arr. Erwin Stein, Hanns Eisler, and Karl Rankl for chamber ensemble.) 
2.
Symphony no 4 in G major by Gustav Mahler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Linos Ensemble
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892-1900; Vienna, Austria 
Notes: (arr. Erwin Stein for chamber ensemble.) 
3.
Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen by Gustav Mahler
Performer:  Olaf Bär (Baritone)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Linos Ensemble
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1883-1896; Germany 
Notes: (arr. Arnold Schoenberg for voice and chamber ensemble.) 
4.
Das Lied von der Erde by Gustav Mahler
Performer:  Markus Schäfer (Tenor), Ivonne Fuchs (Alto)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Linos Ensemble
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1908-1909; Vienna, Austria 
Notes: (arr. Arnold Schoenberg and Rainer Riehn for voice and chamber ensemble.) 
5.
Kindertotenlieder by Gustav Mahler
Performer:  Marion Eckstein (Alto)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Linos Ensemble
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1901-1904; Vienna, Austria 
Notes: (arr. Arnold Schonberg and Rainer Riehn for voice and chamber ensemble.) 
6.
Concerto for Violin by Alban Berg
Performer:  Winfried Rademacher (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Linos Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1935; Austria 
Notes: (arr. Arnold Schonberg and Andreas Tarkmann for violin and chamber ensemble.) 
7.
Altenberg Lieder (5), Op. 4 by Alban Berg
Performer:  Marion Eckstein (Alto)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Linos Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1912; Austria 
Notes: (arr. Arnold Schonberg and Diderik Wagenaar for voice and chamber ensemble.) 
8.
Concerto for Violin in A major, Op. 101 by Max Reger
Performer:  Winfried Rademacher (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Linos Ensemble
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1907-1908; Germany 
Notes: (arr. Rudolf Kolisch for violin and chamber ensemble.) 
9.
Chamber Symphony no 1 in E major, Op. 9 by Arnold Schoenberg
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Linos Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1906; Vienna, Austria 
Notes: (arr. Anton Webern for flute, clarinet, violin, cello, piano.) 
10.
Orchestral Songs (6), Op. 8: Excerpts by Arnold Schoenberg
Performer:  Simone Nold (Soprano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Linos Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Austria 
Notes: No. 1. Natur (arr. Hanns Eisler for voice and chamber ensemble)
No. 2. Das Wappenschild (arr. Erwin Stein for voice and chamber ensemble)
No. 4. Nie ward ich, Herrin, müd' (version for voice and chamber ensemble, reconstructed Klaus Simon)
No. 5. Voll jener Süsse (arr. Erwin Stein for voice and chamber ensemble)
No. 6. Wenn Vöglein klagen (arr. Klaus Simon for voice and chamber ensemble) 
11.
Pieces (6) for orchestra, Op. 6 by Anton von Webern
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Linos Ensemble
Notes: (Version for chamber ensemble.) 
12.
Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune by Claude Debussy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Linos Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1892-1894; France 
Notes: (arr. Benno Sachs for chamber ensemble.) 
13.
Romantic Suite, Op. 125 by Max Reger
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Linos Ensemble
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1912; Germany 
Notes: (arr. Arnold Schoenberg and Rudolf Kolisch for chamber ensemble.) 
14.
Gesänge (6), Op. 13 by Alexander von Zemlinsky
Performer:  Zoryana Kushpler (Mezzo Soprano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Linos Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1910-1913; Vienna, Austria 
Notes: No. 1. Die drei Schwestern (arr. Andreas Tarkmann for voice and chamber ensemble)
No. 2. Die Mädchen mit den verbundenen Augen (arr. Erwin Stein for voice and chamber ensemble)
No. 3. Lied der Jungfrau (arr. Andreas Tarkmann for voice and chamber ensemble)
No. 4. Als ihr Geliebter schied (arr. Andreas Tarkmann for voice and chamber ensemble)
No. 5. Und kehrt er einst heim (arr. Erwin Stein for voice and chamber ensemble)
No. 6. Sie kam zum Schloss gegangen (arr. Andreas Tarkmann for voice and chamber ensemble) 
15.
Berceuse elégiaque, Op. 42a by Ferruccio Busoni
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Linos Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1910; Berlin, Germany 
Notes: (arr. Erwin Stein for chamber ensemble.) 
16.
Wein, Weib und Gesang, Op. 333 by Johann Strauss Jr.
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Linos Ensemble
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1869; Vienna, Austria 
Notes: (arr. Alban Berg for chamber ensemble.) 
17.
Rosen aus dem Süden by Johann Strauss Jr.
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Linos Ensemble
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1880; Vienna, Austria 
Notes: (arr. Arnold Schoenberg for chamber ensemble.) 
18.
Eine Nacht in Venedig: Lagunen-Walzer, Op. 411 by Johann Strauss Jr.
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Linos Ensemble
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1883; Vienna, Austria 
Notes: (arr. Arnold Schoenberg for chamber ensemble.) 
19.
Kaiser-Walzer, Op. 437 by Johann Strauss Jr.
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Linos Ensemble
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1889; Vienna, Austria 
Notes: (arr. Arnold Schoenberg for chamber ensemble.) 
20.
Der Zigeunerbaron: Schatz-Walzer, Op. 418 by Johann Strauss Jr.
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Linos Ensemble
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1885; Vienna, Austria 
Notes: (arr. Anton Webern for chamber ensemble.) 

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