Verklärte Nacht (Transfigured Night). Str. sextet (2 vn., 2 va., 2 vc.) Op.4, by Schoenberg, based on poem by Richard Dehmel (from Weib und Welt). Comp. 1899. F.p. Vienna 1902, f.p. in England 1914. Version for str. orch. by Schoenberg 1917, rev. 1943. Used as mus. for 1-act ballet Pillar of Fire, choreog. A. Tudor, prod. NY Met 1942.
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