3 Orchesterstücke, Op.6 (Berg, Alban)



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Original version (1914)

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Publisher. Info. Holograph manuscript, 1914 (August 23).
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Revised version (1929)

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Publisher. Info. Vienna: Universal Edition, 1929. Plate U.E. 7396/12194.
Philharmonia Series, Plate W.Ph.V. 432
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Work Title 3 Orchesterstücke
Alternative. Title 3 Pieces for Orchestra
Name Translations Trois pièces pour orchestre; Three Pieces for Orchestra; 管弦楽のための3つの小品 (ベルク); Tres peces per a orquestra Op. 6; Tre orkesterstykker; Três Peças para Orquestra; 为乐队而作的三首乐曲; 為乐队而作的三首乐曲
Name Aliases Drei Orchesterstücke; Three Pieces for Orchestra, Op. 6; 3 Pieces for Orchestra, Op. 6; Berg, Alban, 1885-1935. Orchesterstücke, op. 6; Berg, Alban, 1885-1935. Pieces, orchestra, op. 6; 三部管弦作品
Authorities WorldCat; Wikipedia; LCCN: n78012187; BNF: 13908438v
Composer Berg, Alban
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.6
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IAB 8
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 sections:
  1. Präludium
  2. Reigen
  3. Marsch
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1914-15
First Performance. 1923-06-06 in Berlin (Nos.1, 2)
Berlin Philharmonic, Anton Webern (conductor)

1930-04-14 in Oldenburg (revised version, complete)

Johannes Schüler (conductor)
First Publication. 1923 - original version
1929 - revised version
Dedication Arnold Schoenberg
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation Orchestra
4 flutes (4th also piccolo), 4 oboes (4th also English horn)
4 clarinets (A) (3rd also clarinet (E)), bass clarinet (B),
3 bassoons, contrabassoon
6 horns (F), 4 trumpets (F), 4 trombones, contrabass-tuba
timpani (2 pair), percussion, celesta, 2 harps, strings
(bass drum, side drum, cymbals, 2 tam-tams (large, small), tenor drum, triangle,
large hammer (with non-metallic sound), glockenspiel, xylophone)

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Concert June 6 1923. Webern did not have sufficient rehearsal time to conduct the 3rd piece, and apologetically dropped it from the program. See Bailey, "The Life of Webern", p.115.)