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.