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Alexander Zemlinsky : a lyric symphony

Author: Marc Moskovitz
Publisher: Woodbridge, UK ; Rochester, NY : Boydell Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"From Zemlinsky's early success as a composer and widely recognized achievements as a conductor to his eventual descent into obscurity, this new biography places Zemlinsky against the backdrops of Vienna, Prague and Berlin and illuminates his relationships with figures like Johannes Brahms, Alma Schindler, Gustav Mahler and Arnold Schoenberg. Moskovitz's exploration of Zemlinsky's songs, operas, choral works,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographie
Named Person: Alexander Zemlinsky; Alexander Zemlinsky; Alexander von Zemlinsky; Alexander Zemlinsky; Alexander von Zemlinsky
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marc Moskovitz
ISBN: 9781843835783 1843835789
OCLC Number: 515480998
Description: xx, 385 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations, music ; 25 cm
Contents: Chronology --
Prologue: Zemlinsky's Vienna --
Finding Brahms --
Conflicting allegiances --
Once upon a time --
Auf wiedersehen --
Scandals --
The greatest event of the century --
Freedom and fading dreams --
Lyrical farewells --
The Berlin experiment --
Closing doors --
Homecoming --
"Zemlinsky comes to live here" --
Epilogue: The Zemlinsky revival --
Afterword / by James Conlon --
List of works --
Discography / compiled by Jerome F. Weber.
Responsibility: Marc D. Moskovitz.

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