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Alban Berg Collection / Barenboim, Behrens, Mutter, Kremer


Release Date: 03/09/2004 
Label:  Deutsche Grammophon   Catalog #: 000205102   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Alban BergJohann Strauss Jr.
Performer:  Pinchas ZukermanDaniel BarenboimSabine MeyerOleg Maisenberg,   ... 
Conductor:  Claudio AbbadoPierre BoulezJames Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Symphony OrchestraEnsemble InterContemporainLaSalle String Quartet,   ... 
Number of Discs: 8 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 9 Hours 9 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Pieces (3) for Orchestra, Op. 6 by Alban Berg
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1915/1929; Austria 
Length: 19 Minutes 44 Secs. 
2.
Chamber Concerto for Piano, Violin and 13 Winds by Alban Berg
Performer:  Pinchas Zukerman (Viola), Daniel Barenboim (Piano)
Conductor:  Pierre Boulez
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ensemble InterContemporain
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1923-1925; Austria 
Length: 30 Minutes 0 Secs. 
3.
Sonata for Piano, Op. 1 by Alban Berg
Performer:  Daniel Barenboim (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: ?1907-08; Austria 
Length: 11 Minutes 27 Secs. 
4.
Pieces (4) for Clarinet and Piano, Op. 5 by Alban Berg
Performer:  Sabine Meyer (Clarinet), Oleg Maisenberg (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1913; Austria 
Length: 7 Minutes 45 Secs. 
5.
Lyric Suite for String Quartet by Alban Berg
Orchestra/Ensemble:  LaSalle String Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1926; Austria 
Length: 27 Minutes 0 Secs. 
6.
Quartet for Strings, Op. 3 by Alban Berg
Orchestra/Ensemble:  LaSalle String Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1910; Austria 
Length: 18 Minutes 40 Secs. 
7.
Early Songs (7) by Alban Berg
Performer:  Anne Sofie von Otter (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1905-1908; Austria 
Length: 16 Minutes 24 Secs. 
Language: German 
8.
Schliesse mir die Augen beide (I) by Alban Berg
Performer:  Geoffrey Parsons (Piano), Margaret Marshall (Soprano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1907; Austria 
Length: 1 Minutes 19 Secs. 
Language: German 
9.
An Leukon by Alban Berg
Performer:  Margaret Marshall (Soprano), Geoffrey Parsons (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1908; Austria 
Length: 1 Minutes 32 Secs. 
Language: German 
10.
Schliesse mir die Augen beide (II) by Alban Berg
Performer:  Margaret Marshall (Soprano), Geoffrey Parsons (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1925; Austria 
Length: 1 Minutes 41 Secs. 
Language: German 
11.
Altenberg Lieder (5), Op. 4 by Alban Berg
Performer:  Juliane Banse (Soprano)
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1912; Austria 
Length: 11 Minutes 6 Secs. 
Language: German 
12.
Der Wein by Alban Berg
Performer:  Anne Sofie von Otter (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1929; Austria 
Length: 12 Minutes 59 Secs. 
Language: German 
13.
Lulu-Suite by Alban Berg
Performer:  Juliane Banse (Soprano)
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1934; Austria 
Length: 32 Minutes 18 Secs. 
14.
Concerto for Violin by Alban Berg
Performer:  Anne-Sophie Mutter (Violin)
Conductor:  James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1935; Austria 
Length: 27 Minutes 43 Secs. 
15.
Songs (4), Op. 2 by Alban Berg
Performer:  Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (Baritone), Aribert Reimann (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: ?1909-10; Austria 
Length: 8 Minutes 56 Secs. 
Language: German 
16.
Lulu by Alban Berg
Performer:  Claude Meloni (Bass), Pierre-Yves le Maigat (Bass Baritone), Jane Manning (Soprano),
Ursula Boese (Mezzo Soprano), Jules Bastin (Bass), Helmut Pampuch (Tenor),
Gerd Nienstedt (Bass), Teresa Stratas (Soprano), Yvonne Minton (Mezzo Soprano),
Hanna Schwarz (Mezzo Soprano), Toni Blankenheim (Baritone), Robert Tear (Tenor),
Franz Mazura (Baritone), Kenneth Riegel (Tenor), Anna Ringart (Soprano)
Conductor:  Pierre Boulez
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Paris Opera Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1929-1935; Austria 
Length: 115 Minutes 17 Secs. 
Language: German 
17.
Wozzeck, Op. 7 by Alban Berg
Performer:  Walter Raffeiner (Tenor), Franz Grundheber (Bass), Viktoria Lehner (Voice),
Werner Kamenik (Voice), Anna Gonda (Mezzo Soprano), Hildegard Behrens (Soprano),
Peter Jelosits (Boy Soprano), Alexander Maly (Bass), Heinz Zednik (Tenor),
Aage Haugland (Bass), Alfred Sramek (Bass), Philip Langridge (Tenor)
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna State Opera Orchestra,  Vienna Boys' Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1917-1922; Austria 
Length: 89 Minutes 30 Secs. 
Language: German 
18.
Adagio for Violin, Clarinet and Piano by Alban Berg
Performer:  Oleg Maisenberg (Piano), Sabine Meyer (Clarinet), Gidon Kremer (Violin)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1935; Austria 
Length: 12 Minutes 23 Secs. 
19.
Wein, Weib und Gesang, Op. 333 by Johann Strauss Jr.
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Symphony Chamber Players
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1869; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 13 Minutes 12 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Alban Berg. 
20.
Lyric Suite Pieces (3) for String Orchestra by Alban Berg
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1928; Austria 
Length: 16 Minutes 26 Secs. 

Sound Samples

3 Pieces For Orchestra, Op.6: 1. Praeludium (Prelude)
3 Pieces For Orchestra, Op.6: 2. Reigen (Round Dance)
3 Pieces For Orchestra, Op.6: 3. Marsch (March)
Lyric Suite - 3 pieces for string orchestra: 1. Andante amoroso
Lyric Suite - 3 pieces for string orchestra: 2. Allegro misterioso
Lyric Suite - 3 pieces for string orchestra: 3. Adagio appassionato
Violin Concerto "To the Memory of an Angel": 1. Andante - Allegro
Violin Concerto "To the Memory of an Angel": 2. Allegro - Adagio
Chamber Concerto for Piano and Violin with 13 Wind Instruments: 1. Thema scherzoso con variazioni
Chamber Concerto for Piano and Violin with 13 Wind Instruments: 2. Adagio
Chamber Concerto for Piano and Violin with 13 Wind Instruments: 3. Rondo ritmico con introduzione
Piano Sonata, Op.1
Four Pieces for Clarinet and Piano, Op.5: 1. Mässig
Four Pieces for Clarinet and Piano, Op.5: 2. Sehr langsam
Four Pieces for Clarinet and Piano, Op.5: 3. Sehr rasch
Four Pieces for Clarinet and Piano, Op.5: 4. Langsam
Chamber Concerto for Piano and Violin with 13 Wind Instruments: 2. Adagio
Wein, Weib und Gesang, Op.333

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