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A Schoenberg reader [electronic resource] : documents of a life / Joseph Auner.

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  • ISBN: 9780300127126 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 030012712X (electronic bk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xxvi, 428 p.) : ill.
  • Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, c2003.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Available through EBSCO
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 397-409) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Early years in Vienna and Berlin: 1874-1906 -- "Air from another planet": Vienna, 1906-1911 -- "War clouds": Berlin and Vienna, 1911-1918 -- "The path to the new music": 1918-1925 -- Prussian academy of the arts: Berlin, 1926-1933 -- "Driven into paradise": Boston, New York, and Los Angeles, 1933-1943 -- Final years: Los Angeles, 1944-1951.
Summary, etc.:
Arnold Schoenberg's close involvement with many of the principal developments of 20th-century music has generated controversy. This collection of his essays, letters, literary writings musical sketches, paintings, and drawings offers insights into the composer's life, work and thought.
Source of Description Note:
Description based on print version record.
Subject: Schoenberg, Arnold, 1874-1951.
Composers > Austria > Vienna > Biography.
Schoenberg, Arnold, 1874-1951.
Compositeurs > Autriche > Vienne > Biographies.
MUSIC > Individual Composer & Musician.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY > Composers & Musicians.
MUSIC / General
Schoenberg, Arnold
Genre: Electronic books.

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