Variations for Orchestra, Op.31 (Schoenberg, Arnold)

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Publisher. Info. Vienna: Universal Edition, 1929. Plate U.E. 9614.
Reprinted Vienna: Universal Edition, n.d.[1954]. Plate U.E. 12196. Study score.
Misc. Notes 600 dpi
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General Information

Work Title Variations For Orchestra
Alternative. Title Variationen für Orchester
Name Translations Variations pour orchestre; 管弦楽のための変奏曲 (シェーンベルク); Variations for Orchestra
Authorities Wikipedia; BNF: 13924028w
Composer Schoenberg, Arnold
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.31
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IAS 45
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 12 (introduction, theme, 9 variations, finale)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1928 (begun 1926)
First Performance. 1928 December 2, Berlin
Wilhelm Furtwängler, Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
First Publication. 1929
Average DurationAvg. Duration 21 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation 4-4-5-4 4-3-4-1 Harp, Celesta, Mandolin, Percussion, Strings
External Links Wikipedia article