Repertoire: Fantastic Transcriptions for String Orchestra

In this talk we survey an amazing range of arrangements for string orchestra of chamber works–quartets, quintets, and sextets–for the same instruments. It’s a world unto itself, featuring major works by composers as diverse as Brahms, Beethoven, Schubert, Shostakovich, Schnittke,…

Repertoire: Fantastic Transcriptions for String Orchestra

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In this talk we survey an amazing range of arrangements for string orchestra of chamber works–quartets, quintets, and sextets–for the same instruments. It’s a world unto itself, featuring major works by composers as diverse as Brahms, Beethoven, Schubert, Shostakovich, Schnittke, Walton, Barber, Atterberg, Turina, Grieg, Schoenberg, Berg, Webern, and Verdi. It doesn’t get much more inclusive than that!

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