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Symposium 91 - Waltzes

4 October 2009

Waltzes

“Of all the God-gifted dispensers of joy, Johann Strauss II is to me the most endearing. How could
I have composed the Rosenkavalier Waltzes without thinking of the laughing genius of Vienna?” — Richard Strauss

Program


  • Two Pieces for Piano Quartet (written before 1890)

    Arabischer Tanz
    Liebesliedchen

     

    Richard Strauss
    1864-1949

  • Two Pieces for Cello and Piano (1899)

    Langsam
    Langsam

     

    Anton Webern
    1883-1945

  • Roses of the South, Op. 388 (1880, arr.1921)

    Harmonium, Piano, String Quartet

     

    Johann Strauss II
    1825-1899
    arr. Arnold Schoenberg
    1874- 1951

  • Lagoon Waltzes, Op. 411 (1883, arr. 1921) New York Premiere

    Harmonium, Piano, String Quartet

     

    J. Strauss II
    arr. Schoenberg

  • Emperor Waltzes, Op. 437 (1889, arr. 1925)

    Flute, Clarinet, Piano, String Quartet

     

    J. Strauss II
    arr. Schoenberg
  • Arrangements created for the Society for Private Musical Performances, Vienna.

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