Much of his most telling music has been almost as compact as the ultra-subliminal Austrian miniaturist Anton Webern
, disciple of Mahler and pupil of Schoenberg.
He was read by Schoenberg, Alban Berg, and Anton Webern
, as well as by Ludwig Wittgenstein, Sigmund Freud, Franz Kafka, and other prominent thinkers (pp.
The lives of three of them, Mozart, Beethoven and Haydn, overlapped, with the less familiar name of 20th century musical wild-child, Anton Webern
Konstantin Voight, associate professor at the Universitt Wrzburg in Germany, will give a THEME Colloquium lecture titled, "Verse-text and Musical Prose: Towards the Role of Verse Structures in the Atonal Songs of Arnold Schoenberg and Anton Webern
He borrowed freely from the music of Anton Webern
, John Cage and others and also composed electronically.
Such luminaries as J S Bach, Robert Schumann, Frederic Chopin, Modest Petrovich Mussorgsky, Anton Webern
, Alfred Cortot and Willem Mengelberg all were known to have expressed anti-Semitic views in their lives.
Apres l'entracte elles ont joue pour Anton Webern
, six bagatelles pour quatuor a cordes-1913 et pour Claude Debussy, quatuor op.
Essays address music functioning within esoteric and scientific traditions and theories and works by authors like Marsilio Ficino, Tommaso Campanella, Athanasius Kircher, Johannes Kepler, Marin Mersenne, Abu Ma'shar, and Giovanni Battista della Porta, or the influence of those traditions on musical works, such as pieces by John Dowland, Ferruccio Busoni, Orlando di Lasso, Alexander Scriabin, and Anton Webern
Music by Debussy, Gyorgy Kurtag, Anton Webern
, Liszt, Michael Blake, Gamal Abdel-Rahim, Paul Hanmer, JH Kwabena Nketia, Joshua Uzoigwe and Kevin Volans will also be performed.
This critical material could possibly defeat a reader, and it might have been better to include short biographical outlines of Blinding Moment's subjects: Anton Webern
, Beethoven, Handel, and Olivier Messiaen.
30pm with the moving Symphonic Elegy by Austrian-born composer Ernst Krenek, written in memory of his friend Anton Webern
, and concludes with the stirring First Symphony by Brahms.
And the New Music Ensemble, directed by Aaron Cassidy, will perform pieces by Andrew Hamilton, Morton Feldman and Anton Webern
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