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Cambridge Companion to Schoenberg

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ISBN-10: 0521870496

ISBN-13: 9780521870498

Edition: 2010

Authors: Jennifer Shaw, Joseph Auner

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Arnold Schoenberg is one of the most important and controversial figures in 20th-century music. This Companion presents engaging essays on Schoenberg's central works, writings, and ideas over his long life in Vienna, Berlin, and Los Angeles.
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Book details

List price: $47.99
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations
Publication date: 5/13/2010
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 336
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.782
Language: English

Notes on contributors
Acknowledgements
Chronology of Schoenberg's life and works
Introduction
Schoenberg's early years
Schoenberg's lieder
Schoenberg and the tradition of chamber music for strings
Two early Schoenberg songs: monotonality, multitonality, and schwebende Tonalit�t
Arnold Schoenberg and Richard Strauss
Schoenberg, modernism, and modernity
Interpreting Erwartung: collaborative process and early reception
The rise and fall of radical athematicism
Schoenberg, modernism, and metaphysics
Pierrot lunaire: persona, voice, and the fabric of allusion
Schoenberg between the World Wars
Schoenberg as teacher
Schoenberg, satire, and the Zeitoper
Schoenberg's row tables: temporality and the idea
Immanence and transcendence in Moses und Aron
Schoenberg, the Viennese-Jewish experience and its aftermath
Schoenberg's American years
Cadence after thirty-three years: Schoenberg's Second Chamber Symphony, Op. 38
Schoenberg's collaborations
Listening to Schoenberg's Piano Concerto
Schoenberg reception in America, 1933-51
Schoenberg: dead or alive? His reception among the postwar European avant-garde
Notes
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Index