×

Uh-oh, it looks like your Internet Explorer is out of date.

For a better shopping experience, please upgrade now.

Arnold Schoenberg Companion
     

Arnold Schoenberg Companion

by Walter B. Bailey
 

With language unencumbered by technical jargon, these scholarly writings bring to life the various facets of Schoenberg's creative process and its influence. Topics include biographical essays, surveys of the music from different periods in Schoenberg's career, and essays on the development of Schoenberg's style, on Schoenberg's attitudes toward music, composition

Overview

With language unencumbered by technical jargon, these scholarly writings bring to life the various facets of Schoenberg's creative process and its influence. Topics include biographical essays, surveys of the music from different periods in Schoenberg's career, and essays on the development of Schoenberg's style, on Schoenberg's attitudes toward music, composition and analysis, and the effect of and interpretation of Schoenberg's music. The contributors provide different points of view based on their unique specialties. The resulting breadth of information illuminates distinct aspects of Schoenberg's musical career.

The Arnold Schoenberg Companion aims to introduce Schoenberg and his music to a nonspecialist audience. The chronological essays place Schoenberg and his achievements in the context of the past and present. The contributing authors include scholars and composers of different generations, including two of his American students. The companion also contains an annotated bibliography and discography, and is an invaluable resource to scholars and researchers.

Editorial Reviews

Booknews
Provides nonspecialist readers with complete but general introductions to many of the key features of Schoenberg, his creative process, his music, and its influence. Topics range from biography and broad surveys of musical works to discussions of specific developments in his style, as well as reports on his attitudes toward music and composition and critics' attitudes to his work. Includes a list of works, an annotated bibliography, and a discography. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780313287794
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
06/30/1998
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.94(d)
Lexile:
1410L (what's this?)

Related Subjects

Meet the Author

WALTER B. BAILEY is Associate Professor of Musicology at the Shepherd School of Music at Rice University. He has written numerous articles for music journals and magazines, and his previous books include Radie Britain: A Bio-Bibliography, written with Nancy Bisbrecht Bailey (Greenwood, 1990), and Programmatic Elements in the Works of Schoenberg (1984).

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Post to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews