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Patricia Neway (soprano)
Philharmonia Orchestra
(Leader, Max Salpeter )
Conducted by Walter Goehr
See also Thursday at 6.0 and Saturday at 8.0
The monodrama Erwartung (' Awaiting ' is perhaps the best translation), to a text by Marie Pappenheim , was written in the short space of seventeen day (August 27 to September 12, 1909). Scored for soprano and orchestra, it shows a woman waiting in a gloomy wood for her lover who does not come; at last she comes upon his dead body and knows that another has taken him from her. The music, which is a veritable treasure-house of new and imaginative orchestral sounds, had a profound effect on Schoenberg's pupil Alban Berg , particularly in his Wozzeck.
Humphrey Searle


Soprano: Patricia Neway
Leader: Philharmonia Orchestra
Leader: Max Salpeter
Conducted By: Walter Goehr
Unknown: Marie Pappenheim
Unknown: Alban Berg
Unknown: Humphrey Searle

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