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A Schoenberg reader : documents of a life

Author: Joseph Henry Auner; Arnold Schoenberg
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Arnold Schoenberg's close involvement with many of the principal developments of 20th-century music has generated controversy. This collection of his essays, letters, literary writings musical sketches, paintings, and drawings offers insights into the composer's life, work and thought.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Autobiographies
Biographies
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Auner, Joseph Henry, 1959-
Schoenberg reader.
New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2003
(DLC) 2002154114
(OCoLC)51046873
Named Person: Arnold Schoenberg; Arnold Schoenberg; Arnold Schoenberg
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph Henry Auner; Arnold Schoenberg
ISBN: 9780300127126 030012712X 0300095406 9780300095401 1281740705 9781281740700
OCLC Number: 128307176
Description: 1 online resource (xxvi, 428 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Early years in Vienna and Berlin: 1874-1906 --
"Air from another planet": Vienna, 1906-1911 --
"War clouds": Berlin and Vienna, 1911-1918 --
"The path to the new music": 1918-1925 --
Prussian academy of the arts: Berlin, 1926-1933 --
"Driven into paradise": Boston, New York, and Los Angeles, 1933-1943 --
Final years: Los Angeles, 1944-1951.
Responsibility: Joseph Auner.

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