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Schreker: Chamber Symphony; Schmidt: Variations On A Hussar's Song; Busoni: Studies From Faust

20th Century Classics: Schreker - Chamber Symphony
Release Date: 08/10/2010 
Label:  Emi Classics   Catalog #: 27973   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Franz SchmidtFerruccio BusoniFranz Schreker
Performer:  Aribert ReimannDietrich Fischer-DieskauThomas Hampson
Conductor:  Daniell RevenaughFranz Welser-MöstJames ConlonFabio Luisi
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 28 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Variations for Orchestra on a Hussar's Song by Franz Schmidt
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1930-1931; Vienna, Austria 
Venue:  Herkulesaal, Munich 
Length: 5 Minutes 48 Secs. 
2.
Studies (2) on Doktor Faust, Op. 51/K 282 by Ferruccio Busoni
Conductor:  Daniell Revenaugh
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Berlin, Germany 
Date of Recording: 06/29/1967 
Venue:  No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London 
Length: 19 Minutes 2 Secs. 
3.
Chamber Symphony for 23 Instruments in A major by Franz Schreker
Conductor:  Franz Welser-Möst
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1916; Austria 
Date of Recording: 12/20/1996 
Venue:  Mozarteum, Salzburg 
Length: 20 Minutes 47 Secs. 
4.
Intermezzo for Strings, Op. 8 by Franz Schreker
Conductor:  James Conlon
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1900; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 06/19/1997 
Venue:  Philharmonie, Cologne 
Length: 6 Minutes 35 Secs. 
5.
Die Gezeichneten: Prelude by Franz Schreker
Conductor:  James Conlon
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1913-1915; Austria 
Venue:  Thomaskirche, Dusseldorf 
Length: 18 Minutes 49 Secs. 
6.
Romantische Suite, Op. 14 by Franz Schreker
Conductor:  James Conlon
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1902; Austria 
Venue:  Thomaskirche, Dusseldorf 
Length: 8 Minutes 22 Secs. 
7.
Die Dunkelheit sinkt schwer wie Blei by Franz Schreker
Performer:  Aribert Reimann (Piano), Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau ()
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1909 
Venue:  Zehlendorf Studio, Berlin 
Length: 2 Minutes 42 Secs. 
8.
Prelude to Memnon by Franz Schreker
Conductor:  James Conlon
Period: Modern 
Written: circa 1930 
Venue:  Thomaskirche, Dusseldorf 
Length: 22 Minutes 18 Secs. 
9.
Der ferne Klang: In einem Lande ein bleicher König by Franz Schreker
Performer:  Thomas Hampson ()
Conductor:  Fabio Luisi
Period: 20th Century 
Written: circa 1901-1910; Austria 
Venue:  Herkulesaal, Munich 
Length: 5 Minutes 27 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Kammersinfonie: Langsam, schwebend
Kammersinfonie: Adagio -
Kammersinfonie: Scherzo -
Kammersinfonie: Ziemlich bewegt -
Kammersinfonie: Langsam, schwebend
Intermezzo op.8
Vorspiel zu einem Drama (Die Gezeichneten)
Romantische Suite: I. Andante
Romantische Suite: II. Scherzo
Romantische Suite: III. Allegro Vivace
Die Dunkelheit sinkt schwer wie Blei (Ronsperger) (1975 Remastered Version): Die Dunkelheit sinkt schwer wie Blei (Ronsperger)
Vorspiel zu einer großen Oper (Memnon)
Der Ferne Klang: In einem Lande ein bleicher König (Act II)
Variationen über ein Husarenlied: Introduction (Adagio)
Variationen über ein Husarenlied: Theme (Vivace alla vivace)
Variationen über ein Husarenlied: Variations I - XVIII
2 Studies from 'Doktor Faust' Op. 51 (1968 Remastered Version): Sarabande: 2 Studies from 'Doktor Faust' Op. 51 (1968 Digital Remaster): Sarabande
2 Studies from 'Doktor Faust' Op. 51 (1968 Remastered Version): Cortčge: 2 Studies from 'Doktor Faust' Op. 51 (1968 Digital Remaster): Cortčge

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