Schoenberg: Pierrot Lunaire; Phantasie, etc review | Andrew Clements's classical album of the week

Pierrot Lunaire is one of Schoenberg’s most enduring and influential works, one of the pinnacles of modernism and musical expressionism. These 21 settings for reciter and ensemble of hallucinatory poems by Albert Giraud were commissioned in 1912 by a Viennese actor, Albertine Zehme, but though …

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