The Music of Arnold Schoenberg: Arrangements, Craft (CD)

The Music of Arnold Schoenberg: Arrangements, Craft (CD)


Discs: 1
Record Label: Sony
Release Date: June 19, 2006

Among many superlatives, Arnold Schoenberg was known as an incredible arranger of works for the symphonic medium. Here, in a collection of arrangements recorded by Robert Craft, are some of Schoenberg’s finest arrangements — Brahms’ Piano Quartet No. 1 and works of Bach and Schubert.


Brahms Piano Quartet No. 1 in G Minor, Op. 25 (orch. Schoenberg)
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
1964, Orchestra Hall, Chicago

Bach Prelude and Fugue in E-flat Major, BWV 552 (St. Anne) (orch. Schoenberg)
CBC Symphony Orchestra

Bach 18 Chorale Preludes, “Schmücke dich, o liebe Seele,” BWV 654 (orch. Schoenberg)
Columbia Symphony Orchestra

Bach Little Organ Book, “Komm, Gott Schöpfer, heiliger Geist,” BWV 631 (orch. Schoenberg)
Columbia Symphony Orchestra

Schubert 6 German Dances, D. 820 (orch. Schoenberg)
Members of the Columbia Symphony Orchestra

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