Repertoire written for Paul Wittgenstein

Here’s our longlist of works written for Paul Wittgenstein. Apart from the marvelous Quintets by the Viennese composer Franz Schmidt we have a range of works by the blind composer Josef Labor, that exist only in handwritten facsimile version. The quintet of Indian-born Ernest Walker, quartets and trios by Erich Wolfgang Korngold, Hans Gál and Franz Schmidt’s pupil Walter Bricht complete the exciting collection.

Together with other piano solo pieces for the left hand and the regular trio and quartet repertoire they form a beautiful starting point for our programmes. 

Josef Labor 

Sonata in E (1916) for violin and piano

Piano Quartet in c (1916)

Trio nr. 1 in e (1917) for piano, clarinet and cello

Sonata in C (1918) for cello and piano

Trio nr. 2 in g (1919) for piano, viola and clarinet

Hans Gál 

Piano Quartet in A (1926)

Ernest Walker 

Variations on an original theme (1933) for piano, clarinet and string trio

Franz Schmidt

Quintet in B-flat (1932) for piano, clarinet and string trio

Quintet in A (1938) for piano, clarinet and string trio

Erich Wolfgang Korngold  

Suite op. 23 (1930) for piano, 2 violins and cello

With guest players:

Josef Labor  Quintet (Divertimento) for piano, flute, oboe, viola and cello

Walter Bricht  Variations on a German Children’s Song op. 40 (1942)  for piano, flute and cello

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