Brooding Tense/Anxious Angular Enigmatic Intense. Schoenberg: Erwartung; Kammersymfonie Nr. 1; Variationen für Orchester.
Complete your Schoenberg, Phyllis Bryn-Julson, Simon Rattle, Birmingham Contemporary Music Group, City Of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra collection. Kammersymphonie N., O. (1906) (Für 15 Solo-Instrumente). Langsam - Sehr Rasch -. 4:54.
Simon Rattle even took "difficult" Schoenberg on tour with the Berliners a few seasons ago, while in Boston James Levine regularly programmed it. On this useful EMi twofer one can follow the arc of Schoenberg's development, passing from late Romantic to Expresionist, atonal, and twelve-tone.
Simon Rattle has long been considered a sensitive conductor of the more difficult music of the last century. Though time and exposure have been kind to the works of Arnold Schoenberg, this remains music that calls for concentration and careful listening. The CD includes 75 minutes of Schoenberg's output.
The Chamber Symphony No. 1 in E major, Op. 9 (also known by its title in German Kammersymphonie, für 15 soloinstrumente, or simply as Kammersymphonie) is a composition by Austrian composer Arnold Schoenberg. It was finished in 1906 and premiered on February 8, 1907 in Vienna by the Rosé Quartet together with a wind ensemble from the Vienna Philharmonic, under the composer's baton
Simon Rattle: Schoenberg. A mellow and warm sound, but sometimes Schoenberg’s glitter effects fail to come through as they should. August 19 2011, 1:01am, The Times. Sir Simon Rattle: Schoenberg without tearsThomas Rabsch. If EMI Classics needed a title for Simon Rattle’s latest CD with the Berlin Philharmonic, it could have called it Schoenberg without Tears. True, the 20th-century’s bogeyman, who unpinned tonality with his 12-tone system, rears his head during the nine minutes of Accompaniment to a Cinematographic Scene