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Composers of the Week: The SecondViennese School


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4: Escaping Vienna: Webern.
Donald Macleod looks at Webem's life and work from the end of the composer's studies with Schoenberg in 1906 to his death in mysterious circumstances outside Vienna after the end of the war in 1945. Though Webern was initially held back by an obsessive devotion to Schoenberg, he eventually became one of the most influential composers of his generation. Webem Dies 1st ein Lied, Op 3 No 1 Christiane Oelze (soprano), Eric Schneider (piano)
Six Bagatelles, Op 9 Quartetto Italiano String Trio, Op 20 Artis Quartet
Concerto for nine instruments, Op 24 Dresden Staatskapelle, conductor Giuseppe Sinopoli
Bach, arr Webern Fuga (Ricercata) a sei voci (Musikalisches Opfer , BWV1079)
Webem Cantata No 2, Op 31
Christiane Oelze (soprano), Gerald Rnley (bass), BBC Singers, Berlin PO, conductor Pierre Boulez


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Soprano: Christiane Oelze
Piano: Eric Schneider
Conductor: Giuseppe Sinopoli
Unknown: Musikalisches Opfer
Soprano: Christiane Oelze
Soprano: Gerald Rnley
Conductor: Pierre Boulez

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