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Second Viennese School

Rob Cowan presents Berg's Violin Concerto, Webern's 6 Pieces for orchestra and Schoenberg's Book of the Hanging Gardens. Plus a Telemann cantata and Dvorak's String Quintet, Op 77.

Following his Sunday Morning excursion into the works of Berg, Schoenberg and Webern earlier this year, Rob Cowan returns to the Second Viennese School today for a range of music including Berg's violin concerto, Webern's Six Pieces for orchestra, and Schoenberg's "Book of the Hanging Gardens".

There's also the week's Telemann cantata and the String Quintet Op 77 by Dvorak.

2 hours, 57 minutes

Last on

Sun 3 Nov 2013 09:00

Music Played

  • Aaron Copland

    Danzon cubano

    Orchestra: Dallas Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Eduardo Mata.
    • Great American Showpieces.
    • EMI.
  • Gabriel Fauré

    Romance Op. 69

    Performer: Gautier Capuçon. Performer: Michel Dalberto.
    • Faure: Complete Chamber Music for Strings and Piano.
    • Virgin.
  • Georg Philipp Telemann

    Locke nur, Erde, mit schmeichelndem Reize! (TVWV 1:1069)

    Singer: Mona Julsrud. Performer: Frode Thorsen. Performer: Hans Knut Sveen. Performer: Thomas C. Boysen. Performer: Markku Luolajan-Mikkola. Conductor: Bergen Barokk.
    • Telemann: Harmonischer Gottes-Dienst, Volume 3.
    • Toccata.
  • George Gershwin

    Songs from Porgy and Bess

    Performer: Milan Turković. Performer: Stefan Vlader.
    • Opera Fantasies.
    • Sony.
  • Manuel de Falla

    Concerto for harpsichord, flute, oboe, clarinet, violin and cello

    Performer: Robert Veyron‐Lacroix. Ensemble: Spanish National Soloists. Conductor: Ataúlfo Argenta.
    • de Falla: El Amor Brujo, etc..
    • Praga.
  • Edward Elgar

    Improvisation No. 5 in D minor

    Performer: Iain Farrington.
    • Elgar: Concert Allegro, etc..
    • Dutton Epoch.
  • Léo Delibes

    Coppelia: Introduction & Waltz

    Performer: Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. Conductor: Ernest Ansermet.
    • Decca.
  • Anton Webern

    Six Pieces for Orchestra, Op. 6

    Orchestra: BERLIN PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA. Conductor: Pierre Boulez.
    • Webern 1.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
  • Arnold Schoenberg

    Six Little Piano Pieces Op. 19

    Performer: Eduard Steuermann.
    • The RIAS Second Viennese School Project.
    • Audite.
  • Alban Berg

    Violin Concerto

    Performer: Christian Ferras. Orchestra: Paris Conservatoire Orchestra. Conductor: Georges Prêtre.
    • LEs Introuvables de Christian Ferras, II.
    • EMI.
  • Arnold Schoenberg

    The Book of the Hanging Gardens, Op. 15 Nos. 1-6

    Singer: Suzanne Danco. Performer: Hermann Reutter.
    • The RIAS Second Viennese School Project.
    • Audite.
  • Igor Stravinsky


    Orchestra: Budapest Festival Orchestra. Conductor: Iván Fischer.
    • Stravinsky: Rite of Spring, etc..
    • Channel.
  • Claude Debussy

    Prelude a l'apres-midi d'un faune

    Performer: Massimiliano Damerini. Performer: Marco Rapetti.
    • Brilliant.
  • John Dowland

    Tell me, true love

    Singer: Grayston Burgett. Ensemble: Members of Studio der fruhen musik. Performer: Thomas E Binkley.
    • I saw my lady weep.
    • Archiv.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Quintet for Strings in G major Op. 77

    Ensemble: Panocha Quartet. Performer: Pavel Nejtek.
    • Dvorak: Chamber Works.
    • Supraphon.


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