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Works

Orchestral:
Im Sommerwind, idyl for large orchestra after a poem by Bruno Wille (without Op. number) (1904; Seattle May 25, 1962, Eugene Ormandy conducting)
Passacaglia, for orchestra, Op. 1 (1908; Vienna, November 4, 1908, composer conducting)
Six Pieces for large orchestra, Op. 6 (1909; Vienna, March 31, 1913,
Arnold Schoenberg conducting; revised 1928; Berlin, January 27, 1929)
Five Pieces for orchestra, Op. 10 (1911-1913; Zürich, June 22, 1926, composer conducting)
Five Pieces for orchestra, Op. posthumous (1913) [related to op. 10, first pub. 1971, edited by Friedrich Cerha] (Cologne, January 13, 1969)
Symphony for chamber ensemble, Op. 21 (1928; New York, December 18, 1929)
Five Movements for string quartet, Op. 5, arranged for string orchestra (1928-1929; Philadelphia, Maarch 26, 1930)
Variations, for orchestra, Op. 30 (1940; Winterthur, March 3, 1943)

Chamber:
String Quartet, in one movement (1905; Seattle, May 26, 1962)
Piano Quintet, in one movement (1907; Vienna, November 7, 1907)
5 Movements for String Quartet, Op. 5 (1909; Vienna, February 8, 1910)
Four Pieces for violin and piano, Op. 7 (1910; revised 1914)
Six Bagatelles for String Quartet, Op. 9 (1911-1913; Donaueschingen, July 19, 1924 )
Three Little Pieces for cello and piano, Op. 11 (1914; Mainz, December 2, 1924)
String Trio, Op. 20 (1926-1927; Vienna, January 16, 1928)
Quartet for Violin, Clarinet, Tenor Saxophone and Piano, Op. 22 (1930; Vienna, April 13, 1931)
Concerto for flute, oboe, clarinet, horn, trumpet, trombone, violin, viola, and piano, Op. 24 (1934; Prague, September 9, 1935)
String Quartet, Op. 28 (1936-1938; Pittsfield, Massachusetts, September 22, 1938) - the tone row of this piece is based around the BACH motif
Two Pieces for cello and piano (without Op. number) (1899)
Langsamer Satz (Slow Movement) for string quartet (without Op. number) (1905)
Rondo for String Quartet (without Op. number) (1906)
Cello Sonata (without Op. number) (1914)
Piece for String Trio (without Op. number) (1925)

Piano:
Variations, for solo piano, Op. 27 (1936; Vienna, October 26, 1937)
Piece for piano (without Op. number) (1906)
Rondo for piano (without Op. number) (1906)
Piece for children, for piano (without Op. number) (1924)
Piece for piano, in the tempo of a minuet (without Op. number) (1925)

Vocal:
Entflieht auf Leichten Kähnen, for a cappella choir on a text by Stefan George, Op. 2 (1908; Furstenfeld, April 10, 1937)
Two Lieder, for mixed choir, celesta, guitar, violin, clarinet and bass clarinet, Op. 19 (1926)
Das Augenlicht, for mixed choir and orchestra, on a text by Hildegard Jone, Op. 26 (1935; London, June 16, 1938)
Cantata No. 1, for soprano, mixed choir and orchestra, Op. 29 (1938-1939; London, July 12, 1946)
Cantata No. 2, for soprano, bass, choir and orchestra, Op. 31 (1941-1943; Brussls, June 23, 1950)
Five Lieder on Der Siebente Ring, for voice and piano, Op. 3 (1907-1908)
Five Lieder after Stefan George, for voice and piano, Op. 4 (1908-1909)
Two Lieder, on texts by Rainer Maria Rilke, for voice and piano, Op. 8 (1910; revised 1921 & 1925)
Four Lieder, for voice and piano, Op. 12 (1915-1917)
Four Lieder, for voice and orchestra, Op. 13 (1914-1918)
Six Lieder after Georg Trakl for voice, clarinet, bass clarinet, violin and cello, Op. 14 (1919-1921; Donaueschingen, July 20, 1924)
Five Sacred Songs, for voice and small ensemble, Op. 15 (1917-1922; Vienna, October 19, 1924, composer conducting)
Five Canons on Latin texts, for high soprano, clarinet and bass clarinet, Op. 16 (1923-1924; New York, May 8, 1951)
Three Traditional Rhymes, for voice, violin (doubling viola), clarinet and bass clarinet, Op. 17 (1924-1925; New York, March 16 1952)
Three Lieder, for voice, E flat clarinet and guitar, Op. 18 (1925; Los Angeles, February 8, 1954)
Three Songs on Hildegard Jone's Viae inviae, for voice and piano, Op. 23 (1933-1934)
Three Lieder on texts by Hildegard Jone, for voice and piano, Op. 25 (1934-1935)
Three Poems, for voice and piano (without Op. number) (1899-1902)
Eight Early Songs, for voice and piano (without Op. number) (1901-1903)
Three Songs, after Ferdinand Avenarius (without Op. number) (1903-1904)
Five Songs, after Richar Dehmel (without Op. number) (1906-1908)
Four Songs, after Stefan George (without Op. number) (1908-1909)
Three Songs, for voice and orchestra (without Op. number) (1913-1914)

Other:
Arrangements for Chamber Orchestra:
Arnold Schoenberg: Chamber Symphony, Op. 9, arranged for chamber orchestra (1923)
Franz Schubert: Deutsche Tänze (German Dances) (1824), arranged for chamber orchestra (1932)
J.S. Bach: Fuga (Ricercata) a 6 voci from Musical Offering
BWV 1079, arranged for chamber orchestra (1935; London, April 25, 1935, composer conducting)

Writings:
W. Reich ed.: Der Weg zur neuen Musik (Vienna, 1933; new edition, 1960; English translation, 1964)
Anton Webern: Weg und Gestalt: Selbstzeugnisse und Worte der Freunde (Zürich, 1961)

 

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