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Brahms: Piano Quartet, Op. 25 (Orch. by A. Schönberg) - Schönberg: Accompaniment to a Cinematographic Scene

Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra, Marc Albrecht

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Piano Quartet, Op. 25 (Orch. by A. Schönberg)  
1.1
I. Allegro
Johannes Brahms; Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra; Marc Albrecht
14:12
1.2
II. Intermezzo - Allegro ma non troppo
Johannes Brahms; Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra; Marc Albrecht
8:26
1.3
III. Andante con moto
Johannes Brahms; Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra; Marc Albrecht
9:44
1.4
IV. Rondo alla zingarese - Presto
Johannes Brahms; Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra; Marc Albrecht
9:10
1.5
Begleitmusik zu einer Lichtspielszene (Accompaniment to a Cinematographic Scene)
Arnold Schönberg; Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra; Marc Albrecht
8:58
Digital Booklet
Total Playing Time    50:30
Composer Arnold Schönberg considered it vitally important to study the techniques of other composers in order to probe more deeply into the true content of their music and he believed the best way to do this was by arranging their original compositions. This recording from conductor Marc Albrecht and the Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra contains Schönberg's orchestral version of the Piano Quartet in G Minor by Johannes Brahms, brilliantly played by Albrecht and the orchestra. Furthermore, Albrecht’s style suits the composition, with its grand, impressive gestures and vivid colour to the music. "Schönberg’s contributions made it a true orchestral work: American with a Schönberg-like sound. It is a fantastic trip through an insanely good piece." - Marc Albrecht
96 kHz / 24-bit PCM – PentaTone Studio Masters

Executive producer: Job Maarse Recording producer: Wolfram Nehls Balance engineer: Jean-Marie Geijsen Recording engineer: Roger de Schot Editing: Erdo Groot Audio recording and post production: Polyhymnia International B.V. Liner notes: Ronald Vermeulen English translation: Fiona J. Stroker-Gale German translation: Franz Steiger Cover photography: Ronald Knapp Design: Joost de Boo Product manager: Angelina Jambrekovic

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