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Finally, the Finale of Schoenberg’s “Serenade”

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Listen to the seventh and last movement, Finale of Schoenberg’s “Serenade.” Enjoy.

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Schoenberg’s Serenade, Lied (ohne Worte)

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Listen to the sixth movement, Lied, from Arnold Schoenberg’s “Serenade”, performed by University of Illinois faculty and students, 1981.

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Schoenberg’s Serenade, Tanzscene

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Fifth installment, Tanzscene, from Schoenberg’s “Serenade” performed by students and faculty of the University of Illinois, Bill DeFotis, conductor: I am sure many have noticed this before but I noticed it while I was making the mp3. When I heard … Continue reading

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Schoenberg’s Serenade, Sonett #217 von Petrarca

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Listen to the fourth movement, Sonett #217 von Petrarca.

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Schoenberg’s Serenade, Variationen

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Listen to installment #3, Variationen. Bill DeFotis, conductor; Gary Grossman, clarinet; Mark Gustavson, bass clarinet; Larry Polansky, mandolin; Arun Chandra, guitar; John Garvey, violin; Nancy Thomas, viola; and Sarah Wiseman, cello. This May, 1981 recording session at University of Illinois … Continue reading

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Schoenberg’s Serenade, Menuett

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Installment number two, Menuett:

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Schoenberg’s Serenade, op. 24

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In May of 1981 a group of musicians from the University of Illinois led by the late Bill DeFotis recorded Arnold Schoenberg’s Serenade, op.24 after performing it on a number of occasions. After 32 years I have a copy of … Continue reading

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Hymn to the Vanished for clarinet and piano Premieres Tonight

I will give the first performance of my Hymn to the Vanished for clarinet and piano with Jad Bernardo at Adelphi University tonight: Adelphi Distinguished Faculty in Concert The original Hymn to the Vanished is for string orchestra.

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Another Review of Dissolving Images

This review is from the current January/February, 2014 issue of American Record Guide: GUSTAVSON: Chamber Music Theresa Fream, Esther Noh, Sharon Polifrone, Cyrus Stevens, v; Keith Conant, va; Christopher Finckel, John Popham, Kim Scholes, vc; Margaret Lancaster, Keith Underwood, fl; … Continue reading

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Dissolving Images is listed in “Guide to the Pianist’s Repertoire”

Dissolving Images has an entry in the “Guide to the Pianist’s Repertoire, Fourth Edition”, Indiana University Press: Mark Gustavson (1959- ) USA Dissolving Images 1986 (CFP 67187 1988) 21pp. 15 min. Multisectional one-movement essay with descriptive titles of intense magnitude requiring … Continue reading

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