Berg: Wozzeck; Schoenberg: Erwartung / Dohnanyi, Silja, Waechter, Winkler

Release Date: 3/13/2012
Label: Decca
Catalog Number: B001652102
Number of Discs: 2

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Notes and Editorial Reviews
Dohnanyi's outstandingly beautiful performance for Decca... [is] beautiful in orchestral texture...subtle in its pacing...and I shall return to it whenever I want a more comfortable perspective or a more Straussian view of the work (and the inclusion of a reliably decent account of Schoenberg's Erwartung makes it better value than its rivals).

-- Michael Oliver, Gramophone [2/1989]
Reviewing original release
Works on This Recording
1. Wozzeck, Op. 7 by Alban Berg
Performer: Gertrude Jahn (Mezzo Soprano), Anja Silja (Soprano), Eberhard Wächter (Baritone), Alexander Malta (Bass), Horst Laubenthal (Tenor), Hermann Winkler (Tenor), Heinz Zednik (Tenor)
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1917-1922 ; Austria
2. Erwartung, Op. 17 by Arnold Schoenberg
Performer: Anja Silja (Soprano)
Orchestra/Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1909 ; Vienna, Austria
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