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Author: Anthony Pople
ISBN13: 978-0521563741
Title: The Cambridge Companion to Berg (Cambridge Companions to Music)
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Publisher: Cambridge University Press; 1st Edition edition (April 28, 1997)
Pages: 322

The Cambridge Companion to Berg (Cambridge Companions to Music) by Anthony Pople



Publisher: Cambridge University Press. Online publication date: September 2011. Print publication year: 1997. Online ISBN: 9781139002288. The world of Alban Berg is full of paradoxes, secrets and allusions, but he was able to handle emotional and moral issues at a distance and with profound sympathy. His unhurried, almost aristocratic attitude to life and his extreme self-criticism in professional matters resulted in an extraordinarily small musical output, but it includes towering masterpieces such as the operas Wozzeck and Lulu, and his last work, the Violin Concerto.

CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS Cambridge, New York, Melbourne, Madrid, Cape Town, Singapore, São Paulo Cambridge University Press The Edinburgh Building, Cambridge CB2 8RU, UK Published in the United States of America by Cambridge University Press, New York ww. ambridge. org Information on this title: ww. Her book devoted to harmonics, The Secret Life of Cello Strings (1996), has received critical acclaim and her Elégie for cello and piano has received many performances world-wide.

The Cambridge Companion to. DEBUSSY. 4 for the Alban Berg Sämtliche Werke ; he recently completed Debussy and the Veil of Tonality: Essays on His Music.

Start by marking The Cambridge Companion to Berg as Want to Read: Want to Read savin. ant to Read. It is impossible for us to imagine the impact of his music upon Austrian culture in the early 20th century. His opera, "Wozzeck" made him world famous. He was a bit of a social climber, and knew many famous people. In his letters to his wife, Berg notes how George Gershwin loved Berg's "Lyric Suite" for string quartet and wanted to hear it over and over again

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Part of the Cambridge Companions to Music Series). His unhurried, almost aristocratic attitude to life and his extreme self-criticism in professional matters resulted in an extraordinarily small musical output, but it includes masterpieces such as the operas Wozzeck and Lulu, and his last work, the Violin Concerto.

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