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Alban Berg collection

Alban Berg collection
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Form of composition
multiple forms
Format of music
not applicable
Main title
Alban Berg collection
sound recording
Recorded 1968-1994
Series statement
Collectors edition
Table Of Contents
CD 1. Three pieces for orchestra, op. 6 (19:44) ; Three pieces from The lyric suite : version for string orchestra (17:00) (Wiener Philharmoniker; Claudio Abbado, conductor) -- Violin concerto : "To the memory of an angel" (Anne-Sophie Mutter, violin; Chicago Symphony Orchestra; James Levine, conductor) (27:43) --CD 2. Chamber concerto : for piano and violin with 13 instruments (Daniel Barenboim, piano; Pinchas Zukerman, violin; Ensemble intercontemporain; Pierre Boulez, conductor) (30:00) -- Sonata for piano, op. 1 (Barenboim) (11:27) -- Four pieces for clarinet and piano, op. 5 (Sabine Meyer, clarinet; Oleg Maisenberg, piano) (7:45) -- Adagio from The chamber concerto / transcription for violin, clarinet, and piano (Gidon Kremer, violin; Meyer; Maisenberg) (12:23) -- Wein, Weib und Gesang : op. 333 / Johann Strauss son ; transcr. Alban Berg (Boston Symphony Chamber Players [piano quintet]) (13:12) --CD 3. Lyric suite : for string quartet (27:00) ; String quartet, op. 3 (18:40) (LaSalle Quartet) -- Seven early songs : version with piano (Annie Sofie von Otter, mezzo-soprano; Bengt Forsberg, piano) (16:25) -- Schliesse mir die Augen beide : 1907 version (1:19) ; An Leukon (1:32) ; Schliesse mir die Augen beide : 1925 version (1:41) (Margaret Marshall, soprano; Geoffrey Parsons, piano) -- 4 Lieder, op. 2 (Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, baritone; Aribert Reimann, piano) (8:56) --CD 4. Seven early songs : version with orchestra (Otter; Wiener Philharmoniker; Abbado) (16:24) -- Altenberg-Lieder : op. 4 : five orchestral songs on picture-postcard texts by Peter Altenberg (Julianse Banse, soprano; Wiener Philharmoniker; Abbado) (11:06) -- Der Wein : Konzertarie mit Orchester (Otter; Wiener Philharmoniker; Abbado) (12:59) -- "Lulu" suite : symphonic pieces from the opera Lulu (Banse; Wiener Philharmoniker; Abbado) (32:18) --CD 5-CD 7. Lulu : opera in three acts after Franz Wedekind (Teresa Stratas, soprano; with supporting singers; Orchestre de l'Opéra de Paris; Boulez) (172:00) --CD 8. Wozzeck : opera in three acts after Georg Büchner (Franz Grundheber, baritone; with supporting singers; Wiener Staatsopernchor; Wiener Sängerknaben; Wiener Philharmoniker; Abbado) (90:00)

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