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 (vā′bərn), Anton Friedrich Wilheim von 1883-1945.
Austrian composer whose works, many of them written using twelve-tone techniques, are noted for their brevity and sparseness of musical texture.


(German ˈveːbərn)
(Biography) Anton von (ˈantoːn fɔn). 1883–1945, Austrian composer; pupil of Schoenberg, whose twelve-tone technique he adopted. His works include those for chamber ensemble, such as Five Pieces for Orchestra (1911–13)


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Anton von, 1883–1945, Austrian composer.
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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.
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hile traditional classical music follows strict patterns and formula that allow the brain to make sense of the sound, modern symphonies by composers such as Arnold Schoenberg and Anton Webern simply confuse listeners' brains, the book by Philip Ball claims.
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