Alban Berg: Music as Autobiography. Translated by Ernest Bernhardt-Kabisch

Alban Berg: Music as Autobiography. Translated by Ernest Bernhardt-Kabisch

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783631645970
Publisher: Lang, Peter Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date: 06/16/2014
Pages: 386
Product dimensions: 5.83(w) x 8.27(h) x 0.03(d)

About the Author

Constantin Floros is professor emeritus of musicology at the University of Hamburg. Among his monographs are volumes on the origin of Gregorian neumes, about Gustav Mahler, Anton Bruckner, Johannes Brahms, Ludwig van Beethoven and György Ligeti.
Ernest Bernhardt-Kabisch is professor emeritus of English and Comparative Literature at Indiana University. He has translated several books by Constantin Floros.

Table of Contents

Contents: Creativity – Asthma – The «Godforsaken» City – The Insidiousness of Success – From Goethe to Wedekind – Berg and Program Music – Fate and Superstition – Numerology – Tone Ciphers – Magic Music – Helene and Alban – The String Quartet for Helene – March of an Asthmatic – Wozzeck as a Message for Humanity – Berg, Schönberg and Webern: Profiles of a Friendship – The Chamber Concerto – From Helene to Hanna – String Quartet for Hanna: the Lyric Suite – Aspects of Lulu – The Violin Concerto – Berg: a Janus Face.

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