Friday, 13 September 2013

Wishing Arnold Schoenberg a very happy birthday...

... and showing, with a little, or rather a great deal of, help from one of his greatest interpreters, Michael Gielen, why Schoenberg's music will be forever young, forever new, forever strange yet familiar, just like that of his great forebears - and his great successors:

(Though whoever thought it was a good idea to split the third piece between two clips... Oh well!)

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