ANTON WEBERN (1883-1945): Ricercata from Bach's Musical Offering, 2 Songs, Op. 19, 5 Movements for String Orchestra, Op. 5, 2 Songs, Op. 8, 5 Pieces for Orchestra, Op. 10, 4 Songs, Op. 13, 6 Songs, Op. 14, 5 Sacred Songs, Op. 15, Das Augenlicht, Op. 26, Variations for Orchestra, Op. 30, Cantata No. 2, Op. 31.
Catalogue Number: 08L068
Description: Always finishing third in the Schoenberg-Berg-Webern competition in recordings, Webern now benefits from the same enthusiasm which Robert Craft brought to his Schoenberg and Stravinsky recordings for Koch International Classics and MusicMasters which have been reissued along with many brand-new recordings on Naxos. Texts available on-line. Tony Arnold, Claire Booth (sopranos), David Wilson-Johnson (bass), Simon Joly Chorale, Twentieth Century Classics Ensemble, Philharmonia Orchestra; Robert Craft.