Concerto Grosso No. 1

Alfred Schnittke

Concerto Grosso No. 1

Op. 119

About this work...

If Alfred Schnittke is a "poster child" of musical postmodernism, his Concerto Grosso No. 1 (1977) is his poster work. One of the few orchestral works written after 1945 to enter the repertoire of ensembles worldwide, its uneasy fusion of old and new, high and low, and grave and comical captures what is most Schnittkea... read more