Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 String Quartet no. 1 in D minor, op. 7: 1. Nicht zu rasch
Arnold Schoenberg 13:34
2 String Quartet no. 1 in D minor, op. 7: 2. Kräftig (Nicht zu rasch)
Arnold Schoenberg 11:55
3 String Quartet no. 1 in D minor, op. 7: 3. Mäßig (Langsame Viertel)
Arnold Schoenberg 12:11
4 String Quartet no. 1 in D minor, op. 7: 4. Mäßig (Heiter)
Arnold Schoenberg 8:36
5 String Quartet no. 2, op. 10: 1. Mäßig
Arnold Schoenberg 7:01
6 String Quartet no. 2, op. 10: 2. Sehr rasch
Arnold Schoenberg 7:07
7 String Quartet no. 2, op. 10: 3. Litanei (Langsam)
Arnold Schoenberg 5:30
8 String Quartet no. 2, op. 10: 4. Entrückung (Sehr langsam)
Arnold Schoenberg 10:34
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 String Quartet no. 3, op. 30: 1. Moderato
Arnold Schoenberg 9:26
2 String Quartet no. 3, op. 30: 2. Adagio
Arnold Schoenberg 8:55
3 String Quartet no. 3, op. 30: 3. Intermezzo (Allegro moderato)
Arnold Schoenberg 7:30
4 String Quartet no. 3, op. 30: 4. Rondo (Molto moderato)
Arnold Schoenberg 6:41
5 String Quartet no. 4, op. 37: 1. Allegro molto. Energico
Arnold Schoenberg 9:31
6 String Quartet no. 4, op. 37: 2. Comodo
Arnold Schoenberg 8:36
7 String Quartet no. 4, op. 37: 3. Largo
Arnold Schoenberg 7:48
8 String Quartet no. 4, op. 37: 4. Allegro
Arnold Schoenberg 8:55

Credits

CD 1

violin [violin 1]:
Zlatko Topolski (violinist, conductor) (1967-06) (tracks 1–8)
violin [violin 2]:
Tomislav Sestak (violinist) (1967-06) (tracks 1–8)
cello:
Wolfgang Herzer (1967-06) (tracks 1–8)
viola:
Fritz Händschke (violast) (1967-06) (tracks 1–8)
string quartet:
New Vienna String Quartet (1967-06) (tracks 1–8)
composer:
Arnold Schönberg (composer) (1904 – 1905) (tracks 1, 1–4)
Arnold Schönberg (composer) (1908) (tracks 5–8)
lyricist:
Stefan George (German symbolist poet, † 1933) (tracks 7–8)
soprano vocals:
Evelyn Lear (soprano) (1967-06) (tracks 7–8)
recorded at:
Plenarsaal der Akademie der Wissenschaften (München, Residenz) in Munich, Bayern, Germany (1967-06) (tracks 1–8)
arrangements:
String Quartet no. 2 in F-sharp minor, op. 10: I. Mäßig (Moderato) (for soprano and string orchestra) (track 5)
String Quartet no. 2 in F-sharp minor, op. 10: II. Sehr rasch (for soprano and string orchestra) (track 6)
String Quartet no. 2 in F-sharp minor, op. 10: III. "Litanei". Langsam (for soprano and string orchestra) (track 7)
part of:
String Quartet no. 1 in D minor, op. 7 (movement) (tracks 1, 1–4)
partial recording of:
recording of:

CD 2

violin [violin 1]:
Georg Sumpig (violinist) (1967-06) (tracks 1–8)
violin [violin 2]:
Tomislav Sestak (violinist) (1967-06) (tracks 1–8)
cello:
Wolfgang Herzer (1967-06) (tracks 1–8)
viola:
Fritz Händschke (violast) (1967-06) (tracks 1–8)
string quartet:
New Vienna String Quartet (1967-06) (tracks 1–8)
composer:
Arnold Schönberg (composer) (1927) (tracks 1–4)
Arnold Schönberg (composer) (1936) (tracks 5–8)
recorded at:
Plenarsaal der Akademie der Wissenschaften (München, Residenz) in Munich, Bayern, Germany (1967-06) (tracks 1–8)
part of:
String Quartet no. 3, op. 30 (movement) (tracks 1–4)
String Quartet no. 4, op. 37 (movement) (tracks 5–8)
recording of:

Release

manufactured in:Germany
printed in:Germany
design:Helmut Ebnet (designer) ( – ????)
illustration:Estelle Kercher (designer) ( – ????)
liner notes:Max Harrison ( – ????)
liner notes translator:Eva Bodor (translator) ( – ????)
David Ylla-Somers ( – ????)
phonographic copyright by:Philips Classics (See annotation to check it's really this label.) (1999)
part of:Duo (Philips Classics)