By Joseph Auner
Arnold Schoenberg’s shut involvement with the various critical advancements of twentieth-century track, most significantly the holiday with tonality and the production of twelve-tone composition, generated controversy from the time of his earliest works to the current day. This authoritative new number of Schoenberg’s essays, letters, literary writings, musical sketches, work, and drawings bargains clean insights into the composer’s lifestyles, paintings, and thought.
The records, many formerly unpublished or untranslated, exhibit the relationships among a number of elements of Schoenberg’s actions in composition, song conception, feedback, portray, functionality, and educating. additionally they express the importance of occasions in his own and kinfolk existence, his evolving Jewish id, his political matters, and his shut interactions with such figures as Gustav and Alma Mahler, Alban Berg, Wassily Kandinsky, and Thomas Mann. broad statement via Joseph Auner locations the records and fabrics in context and strains vital issues all through Schoenberg’s profession from turn-of-century Vienna to Weimar Berlin to nineteen-fifties la.
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A Schoenberg Reader: Documents of a Life by Joseph Auner