His Chamber Symphony No. 1 premièred unremarkably in 1907. However, when it was played again in the Skandalkonzert on 31 March 1913, (which also included works by Berg, Webern and Zemlinsky), "one could hear the shrill sound of door keys among the violent clapping, and in the second gallery the first fight of the evening began.
Album · 2006 · 16 Songs. Variations pour Orchestre, Op. 31: Thema. By Arnold Schoenberg. 7. 31: I. Variation. 8. 31: II. 9. 31: III. 10. 31: IV.
9, Variations Op. 31 (LP). Schoenberg, Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra, Zubin Mehta - Chamber Symphony Op. 9, Variations Op.
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp. I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IAS 45. v'ts/Sec's. 12 (introduction, theme, 9 variations, finale). Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1928 December 2, Berlin. Wilhelm Furtwängler, Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra.
Schoenberg: Chamber Symphony N., O. by Los Angeles Philharmonic and Zubin Mehta. On another musical plateau altogether is the appended Chamber Symphony No. 1 of Arnold Schoenberg, composed in 1906. It often hints of unabashed atonality, and at least to these ears, is not as immediately appealing. FWIW, I'm a fan of Schoenberg's comparatively popular Verklärte Nacht.