Schoenberg: Pierrot Lunaire / The Book of the Hanging Gardens

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Composed in a fit of productivity in May 1912, Pierrot Lunaire is the last piece Schoenberg wrote before his years-long silence and the development of his now infamous 12-tone system. This album features the groundbreaking piece, along with The Book of the Hanging Gardens, the composer’s take on Lieder, both performed by Jan DeGaetani.

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Composed in a fit of productivity in May 1912, Pierrot Lunaire is the last piece Schoenberg wrote before his years-long silence and the development of his now infamous 12-tone system. This album features the groundbreaking piece, along with The Book of the Hanging Gardens, the composer’s take on Lieder, both performed by Jan DeGaetani.

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PRODUCTION CREDITS
Pierrot lunaire recorded May 1970
The Book of Hanging Gardens recorded November 1974, Rutgers Presbyterian Church, New York
Engineering & musical supervision: Marc J. Aubort, Joanna Nickrenz
Mastering by Robert C. Ludwig
Coordinator: Teresa Sterne

Cover art: Schoenberg; Gaze (1910), Arnold Schoenberg Institute Catalogue No. 124; courtesy Lawrence, Ronald, and Nuria Schoenberg

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79237

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1disc
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Jan DeGaetani
Contemporary Chamber Ensemble
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MUSICIANS
Jan DeGaetani, mezzo-soprano
Gilbert Kalish, piano
The Contemporary Chamber Ensemble (1-21)
Arthur Weisberg, conductor
Gilbert Kalish, piano
Thomas Nyfenger, flute & piccolo
Arthur Bloom, clarinet & bass clarinet
Jeanne Benjamin, violin & viola
Michael Rudiakov, cello

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603497108268
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    Composed in a fit of productivity in May 1912, Pierrot Lunaire is the last piece Schoenberg wrote before his years-long silence and the development of his now infamous 12-tone system. This album features the groundbreaking piece, along with The Book of the Hanging Gardens, the composer’s take on Lieder, both performed by Jan DeGaetani.

    Credits

    MUSICIANS
    Jan DeGaetani, mezzo-soprano
    Gilbert Kalish, piano
    The Contemporary Chamber Ensemble (1-21)
    Arthur Weisberg, conductor
    Gilbert Kalish, piano
    Thomas Nyfenger, flute & piccolo
    Arthur Bloom, clarinet & bass clarinet
    Jeanne Benjamin, violin & viola
    Michael Rudiakov, cello

    PRODUCTION CREDITS
    Pierrot lunaire recorded May 1970
    The Book of Hanging Gardens recorded November 1974, Rutgers Presbyterian Church, New York
    Engineering & musical supervision: Marc J. Aubort, Joanna Nickrenz
    Mastering by Robert C. Ludwig
    Coordinator: Teresa Sterne

    Cover art: Schoenberg; Gaze (1910), Arnold Schoenberg Institute Catalogue No. 124; courtesy Lawrence, Ronald, and Nuria Schoenberg

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