Tchaikovsky: Souvenir de Florence / Schoenberg: Transfigured Night (CD)Northern Flowers
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Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840 – 1893)
Souvenir de Florence, string sextet, Op. 70 (1890)
1. Allegro con spirito
2. Adagio cantabile e con moto
3. Allegretto moderato
4. Allegro vivace
Arnold Schoenberg (1874 - 1951)
5. Transfigured Night, string sextet, Op. 4 (1899), Arrangement for string orchestra by the Composer
Recorded: St. Catherine Lutheran Church, St. Petersburg, April 1&2, May 7&8, 2002. Sound recording & supervision: Viktor Dinov.
Text: Yuri Serov. English translation: Sergei Suslov
Design: Anastasiya Evmenova & Oleg Fakhrutdinov
Transfigured Night (Verklarte Nacht)
is the first mature opus of Arnold Schoenberg. This composer, conductor, theorist, and educator made a historic contribution in the development of the 20th century's music, the head of the New Viennese school, originator and ideologist of the dodecaphonic method of composing.