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The Spirit of Schubert Review

Rob Cowan reflects on The Spirit of Schubert season, introducing unusual arrangements and settings of the composer's work. With arrangements by Webern, Liszt, Cassado and Joachim.

Rob Cowan reflects on the "Spirit of Schubert" with unusual arrangements and settings of the composer's work. These include Six German Dances, orchestrated by Anton Webern; the Wanderer Fantasy arranged for piano and orchestra by Franz Liszt; Gaspar Cassado's reworking of the Arpeggione Sonata in A Minor into a concerto for cello and orchestra; and movements 2 and 3 of the Grand Duo in C for two pianos (D. 812) orchestrated by Joachim and performed by Arturo Toscanini and the NBC Symphony Orchestra.

2 hours

Last on

Sun 1 Apr 2012 09:00

Music Played

  • Franz Schubert

    Ave Maria (Ellens Gesang III, D839)

    Arranger: August Wilhelmj Performers: Jascha Heifetz (violin), Emanuel Bay (piano)

    • RCA.
    • 88697700502,.
  • Franz Schubert

    Auf dem Wasser zu singen

    Arranger: Franz Liszt Performers: Murray Perahia (piano)

    • Sony Classical.
  • Franz Schubert

    Winterreise: Rückblick

    Arranger: Hans Zender Performers: Hans Peter Blochwitz (tenor), Ensemble Modern, Hans Zender (conductor)

    • RCA.
    • 09026680672.
  • Franz Schubert

    German Dances

    Arranger: Anton Webern Performers: Frankfurter Funkorchester, Anton Webern (conductor)

    • Sony.
    • S3K 45 845.
  • Franz Schubert

    Wanderer Fantasy, S.366

    Arranger: Franz Liszt Performers: Michel Béroff (piano), Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra, Kurt Masur (conductor)

    • EMI.
    • 5 85573 2.
  • Franz Schubert

    An die Musik, D 547

    Arranger: Max Reger Performers: Thomas Quasthoff (bass-baritone), Chamber Orchestra of Europe, Claudio Abbado (conductor)

    • DG.
    • 471 586-2.
  • Franz Schubert

    Sonata in A minor 'Arpeggione'

    Arranger: Gaspar Cassado Performers: Gaspar Cassado (cello), Concertgebouw Orchestra, Willem Mengelberg (conductor)

    • Music & Arts.
    • CD-780,.
  • Franz Schubert

    Die Forelle, D550

    Arranger: Benjamin Britten Performers: Ann Sofie von Otter (soprano), Chamber Orchestra of Europe, Claudio Abbado (conductor)

    • DG.
    • 471 586-2.
  • Franz Schubert

    Sonata for Piano Duet in C, D.812 "Grand Duo" – mvts ii & iii

    Arranger: Joseph Joachim Performers: NBC Symphony Orchestra, Arturo Toscanini (conductor)

    • Testament.
    • SBT 1370.
  • Franz Schubert

    Ellens Gesang II, D838

    Arranger: Johannes Brahms Performers: Ann Sofie von Otter (soprano), Chamber Orchestra of Europe, Claudio Abbado (conductor)

    • DG.
    • 471 586-2.
  • Franz Schubert

    Die schöne Müllerin: Morgengruss

    Arranger: Leopold Godowsky Performers: Leopold Godowsky (piano)

    • Philips.
    • 456 805-2.
  • Franz Schubert

    Winterreise: Gute Nacht

    Arranger: Leopold Godowsky (piano) Performers: Leopold Godowsky (piano)

    • Philips.
    • 456 805-2.
  • Franz Schubert

    Schwanengsang: Aufenthalt

    Arranger: Franz Liszt Performers: Vladimir Sofronitzki

    • Harmonia Mundi,.
    • HMX 1905169.
  • Franz Schubert

    Moment Musical No. 3

    Arranger: Leopold Auer Performers: Bronislaw Huberman (violin), Siegfried Schultze (piano)

    • Biddulph.
    • LAB 081-2.

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