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Berg by Arrangement / Kovacic, Nfm Leopoldinum Chamber Orchestra


Release Date: 10/14/2014 
Label:  Toccata Classics   Catalog #: 247   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Alban Berg
Conductor:  Ernst Kovacic
Orchestra/Ensemble:  NFM Wroclaw Chamber Orchestra Leopoldinum
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

These arrangements for string orchestra of works by Alban Berg – some by Berg himself, others by later musicians – chart his development as a composer, from prentice pieces composed under the tutelage of Arnold Schoenberg to the rich, mature style of one of his masterpieces, the Lyric Suite, written to express an impassioned and illicit love. These arrangements for string orchestra of works by Alban Berg – some by Berg himself, others by later musicians – chart his development as a composer, from prentice pieces composed under the tutelage of Arnold Schoenberg to the rich, mature style of one of his masterpieces, the Lyric Suite, written to express an impassioned and illicit love. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Sonata for Piano, Op. 1 by Alban Berg
Conductor:  Ernst Kovacic
Orchestra/Ensemble:  NFM Wroclaw Chamber Orchestra Leopoldinum
Period: 20th Century 
Written: ?1907-08; Austria 
2.
Minuet for Piano in C minor by Alban Berg
Conductor:  Ernst Kovacic
Orchestra/Ensemble:  NFM Wroclaw Chamber Orchestra Leopoldinum
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1907-1909; Austria 
3.
Adagio for Strings in F major by Alban Berg
Conductor:  Ernst Kovacic
Orchestra/Ensemble:  NFM Wroclaw Chamber Orchestra Leopoldinum
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1908; Vienna, Austria 
4.
Sarabande for Strings in F major by Alban Berg
Conductor:  Ernst Kovacic
Orchestra/Ensemble:  NFM Wroclaw Chamber Orchestra Leopoldinum
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1907; Vienna, Austria 
5.
Lyric Suite for String Quartet by Alban Berg
Conductor:  Ernst Kovacic
Orchestra/Ensemble:  NFM Wroclaw Chamber Orchestra Leopoldinum
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1926; Austria 
6.
Kanon by Alban Berg
Conductor:  Ernst Kovacic
Orchestra/Ensemble:  NFM Wroclaw Chamber Orchestra Leopoldinum
Written: 1930 
Notes: Arrangement: 1987 
7.
Minuet for Strings in D minor by Alban Berg
Conductor:  Ernst Kovacic
Orchestra/Ensemble:  NFM Wroclaw Chamber Orchestra Leopoldinum
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1907; Vienna, Austria 
8.
Variations on an original theme, for string quartet in D major by Alban Berg
Conductor:  Ernst Kovacic
Orchestra/Ensemble:  NFM Wroclaw Chamber Orchestra Leopoldinum
Period: Modern 
Written: circa 1907 
9.
Adagio in D minor "On a Poem of Dehmel" by Alban Berg
Conductor:  Ernst Kovacic
Orchestra/Ensemble:  NFM Wroclaw Chamber Orchestra Leopoldinum

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