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Waltzes By Johann Strauss Arranged By Schoenberg, Berg & Webern / The Philharmonics

Strauss / Godowsky / Philharmonics
Release Date: 10/25/2011 
Label:  Accentus   Catalog #: 20228  
Composer:  Johann Strauss Jr.Fritz KreislerTibor Kovac
Orchestra/Ensemble:  The Philharmonics
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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The Philharmonics:
Tibor Ková? first violin, Shkëlzen Doli second violin, Thilo Fechner viola, Stephan Koncz cello, Ödön Rácz double bass, Daniel Ottensamer clarinet, František Jánoška piano

Guests: Walter Auer flute, Christoph Traxler harmonium

The Philharmonics, the ensemble founded by members of the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, fill the Café Sperl with some of the most authentically Viennese sounds imaginable – the Strauss waltzes that Schoenberg, Berg and Webern arranged and performed in May 1921 to raise funds for their pioneering “Society for Private
Read more Musical Performances”. This is music the players have in their blood, and they maintain the echt atmosphere with Godowsky’s tribute to the city, “Alt-Wien” and a clutch of Kreisler gems, rounding the programme off with a new piece by the ensemble’s leader Tibor Ková?, based on traditional Jewish melodies and Mahler themes, “Yiddische Mame”.

Recorded live at Café Sperl in Vienna, 9 March 2011

BONUS: How Schoenberg came to arrange waltzes by Strauss

Picture format: NTSC 16:9
Sound format: PCM Stereo / Dolby Digital 5.1 / DTS 5.1
Region code: 0 (worldwide)
Subtitles (Bonus): English, French
Running time: 64 mins (concert) + 10 mins (bonus)
No. of DVDs: 1 (DVD 9)
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Works on This Recording

1.
Kaiser-Walzer, Op. 437 by Johann Strauss Jr.
Orchestra/Ensemble:  The Philharmonics
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1889; Vienna, Austria 
Notes: Arranger: Arnold Schoenberg. 
2.
Eine Nacht in Venedig: Lagunen-Walzer, Op. 411 by Johann Strauss Jr.
Orchestra/Ensemble:  The Philharmonics
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1883; Vienna, Austria 
Notes: Arranger: Arnold Schoenberg. 
3.
Das Spitzentuch der Königin: Rosen aus dem Süden Waltzes, Op. 388 by Johann Strauss Jr.
Orchestra/Ensemble:  The Philharmonics
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1880; Vienna, Austria 
Notes: Arranger: Arnold Schoenberg. 
4.
Wein, Weib und Gesang, Op. 333 by Johann Strauss Jr.
Orchestra/Ensemble:  The Philharmonics
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1869; Vienna, Austria 
Notes: Arranger: Alban Berg. 
5.
Der Zigeunerbaron: Schatz-Walzer, Op. 418 by Johann Strauss Jr.
Orchestra/Ensemble:  The Philharmonics
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1885; Vienna, Austria 
Notes: Arranger: Anton Webern. 
6.
Schön Rosmarin by Fritz Kreisler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  The Philharmonics
Period: Romantic 
Written: Austria 
7.
Caprice viennois, Op. 2 by Fritz Kreisler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  The Philharmonics
Period: Romantic 
Written: Austria 
8.
Apple Blossoms: Miniature Viennese March by Fritz Kreisler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  The Philharmonics
Period: Romantic 
9.
Yiddische Mame by Tibor Kovac
Orchestra/Ensemble:  The Philharmonics

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