Alban Berg: Historical and Analytical Perspectives

Alban Berg: Historical and Analytical Perspectives

by David Gable
     
 


Considered by many to be the most accessible of the Schoenberg-influenced composers who comprised the second Viennese school, Alban Berg demonstrated the possibilities of the twelve-tone system as an expansion of traditional methods. This volume presents essays written by leading American and British scholars that discuss Berg's life and cultural environment, his… See more details below

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Considered by many to be the most accessible of the Schoenberg-influenced composers who comprised the second Viennese school, Alban Berg demonstrated the possibilities of the twelve-tone system as an expansion of traditional methods. This volume presents essays written by leading American and British scholars that discuss Berg's life and cultural environment, his style and technique, and his unfinished second opera Lulu.

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ISBN-13:
9780193113381
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
11/28/1991
Pages:
312
Product dimensions:
6.38(w) x 9.50(h) x 0.94(d)

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