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US Winner of the 1928 Schubert Centenary Competition
The only known recording remastered by Mark Obert-Thorn
From the original Columbia 78rpm release notes:
KARMA: Symphonic Variations, won first place in the United States in the International Schubert Centennial Contest sponsored by the Columbia Recording Company in 1928.
KARMA is a translation in tone of the BHAGAVAD-GÎTÂ (The Hindoo Bible) by Sir Edwin Arnold.
At the top of the score stands this quotation:
‘I Brahma am! The one eternal God!
And Soul of Souls! What goeth forth from Me
Causing all Life to Live, is Karma called.’
A Pantomime choreography is arranged for the work which can be interpreted with a corp of dancers.
HAUBIEL Karma (Symphonic Variations)
Columbia Symphony Orchestra
conducted by Robert Hood Bowers
Recorded September 12-13, 1928 in New York City
Matrices: W-98571-2, W-98572-1, W-98590-2, W-98574-2, W-98592-2 and W-98573-2
First issued on American Columbia 7163-M through 7165-M in Modern Music Album No. 1
Producer and Audio Restoration Engineer: Mark Obert-Thorn
Special thanks to James Miller for providing source material
Illustration from The Bhagavad Gita -- the Song of God
Total duration: 23:47