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Alban Berg and his world

Author: Christopher Hailey
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. ; Woodstock : Princeton University Press, ©2010.
Series: Bard Music Festival series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Alban Berg and His World is a collection of essays and source material that repositions Berg as the pivotal figure of Viennese musical modernism. His allegiance to the austere rigor of Arnold Schoenberg's musical revolution was balanced by a lifelong devotion to the warm sensuousness of Viennese musical tradition and a love of lyric utterance, the emotional intensity of opera, and the expressive nuance of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Alban Berg and his world.
Princeton, N.J. ; Woodstock : Princeton University Press, 2010
(OCoLC)624405720
Named Person: Alban Berg; Alban Berg
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Hailey
ISBN: 9781400836475 1400836476 0691148554 9780691148557 0691148562 9780691148564
OCLC Number: 664322229
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource (361 pages).
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: Bard Music Festival series.
Responsibility: edited by Christopher Hailey.

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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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"Hailey's introductory chapter is remarkable for the amount of evocative and trenchant detail he has managed to offer in a small space; it may well be the best writing about this milieu since Carl Read more...

 
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