Arnold Schoenberg (1874-1951)

Thème et variations pour orchestre d'harmonie op. 43a (1943)

  • General information
    • Composition date : jun 1943 - aug 1943
    • Duration : 11 mn
    • Publisher : Belmont, nº Bel 1043 ; Schirmer : 40900
    • Opus : 43a
Detailed formation
  • 2 flutes (also 1 piccolo), 2 oboes, 3 clarinets (also 1 Eb clarinet, 1 A clarinet, 1 bass clarinet), 2 alto saxophones (also 1 tenor saxophone, 1 baritone saxophone), 2 bassoons, 4 horns, 2 cornets (also 2 trumpets, 2 flugerlhorns), 3 trombones (also 1 saxhorn [baryton] , 1 euphonium), 1 tuba, percussionist, 1 double bass

Premiere information

  • Date : 27 June 1946
    Location :

    USA, Boston


    Performers :

    l'orchestre symphonique de Boston, direction : Sergej Koussevitzky.

Table of contents

  • Thème : Poco allegro
  • variation 1
  • variation 2 : Allegro molto
  • variation 3 : Poco adagio
  • variation 4 : Tempo di valse
  • variation 5 : Molto moderato
  • variation 6 : Allegro
  • variation 7 : Moderato
  • finale : Moderato