Piano Arrangements of SchoenbergARNOLD SCHOENBERG (1874-1951): Gethsemane (Fragment) (Konrad Jarnot [baritone] (arr. Schoenberg), Gurre-Lieder Part 1 - Prelude and Interludes (arr. Anton Webern [1881-1945] for 2 pianos, 6-8 hands), 6 Orchestral Songs, Op. 8 (Claudia Barainsky [soprano]) (arr. Webern), Klavierstück, Op. 11/2 (concert version by Ferruccio Busoni [1866-1924]), 6 kleine Klavierstücke, Op. 19, Litanei and Entrückung from String Quartet No. 2, Op. 10 (Barainsky [soprano]) (arr. Alban Berg [1885-1935]), 5 Pieces for Orchestra, Op. 16 (Nos. 1, 2 and 4 arr. Erwin Stein [1885-1958] for 2 pianos, 8 hands; Nos. 3 and 5 arr. Webern for 2 pianos, 4 hands), Chamber Symphony No. 2, Op. 38b (arr. Schoenberg for 2 pianos, 4 hands).
Catalogue Number: 09S042
Description: There’s lots of this stuff around already, you may think, but take a closer look because the 6- and 8-hand transcriptions are really unusual and show you how much Webern and Stein wanted to do as complete justice as possible to the complexities of theei chosen scores. 2 CDs for the price of 1. Urs Liska, Irmela Roelcke (pianos), Grauschumacher Piano Duo.