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Arnold Schönberg Violin Concerto Premiered On This Day in 1940 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Arnold Schönberg Violin Concerto Op. 36 premiered on this day in 1940

Arnold Schönberg Violin Concerto Op. 36 premiered on this day in 1940.

The first performance was given by Ukrainian-born American virtuoso Louis Krasner with The Philadelphia Orchestra – conducted by Leopold Stokowski.

Whilst the 3 movement concerto employs twelve-tone techniques, it contains noticeably stronger tonal melodic and thematic structure than many of Schoenberg's earlier works.




Schoenberg: Piano & Violin Concerto's & Berg: Violin |CD|

Henryk Szeryng, Violin Zvi Zeitlin, Violin

Alfred Brendel, Piano Rafael Kubelík, Conductor

Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra

Release Date: January 16, 1992

Polygram Records

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