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Alban Berg and his world

Author: Christopher Hailey
Publisher: Princeton : Princeton University Press, ©2010.
Series: Princeton paperbacks; Bard Music Festival series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of essays and source material that repositions Berg as the pivotal figure of Viennese musical modernism. It explores the specific qualities of Berg's brand of musical modernism, and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Alban Berg; Alban Berg; Alban Berg; Alban Berg; Alban Berg; Alban Berg
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Hailey
ISBN: 9780691148557 0691148554 0691148562 9780691148564
OCLC Number: 624405720
Description: xvi, 361 pages : illustrations, music ; 24 cm.
Contents: Berg's worlds / Christopher Hailey --
Hermann Watznauer's biography of Alban Berg / translated and annotated by Nick Chadwick --
A descriptive overview of Berg's Night/Nocturne / introduction by Regina Busch ; translated, edited, and with commentary by Christopher Hailey --
Berg and the orchestra / Antony Beaumont --
" ... deinen Wuchs wie Musik" : portraits, identities, and the dynamics of seeing in Berg's operatic sphere / Sherry D. Lee --
"Remembrance of things that are to come" : some reflections on Berg's palindromes / Douglas Jarman --
1934, Alban Berg, and the shadow of politics : documents of a troubled year / introduction, translations, and commentary by Margaret Notley --
Alban Berg zum Gedenken : the Berg memorial issue of 23 : a Viennese music journal / translated and annotated by Mark Devoto --
Alban Berg and the memory of modernism / Leon Botstein.
Series Title: Princeton paperbacks; Bard Music Festival series.
Responsibility: edited by Christopher Hailey.

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