Arnold Schoenberg

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Noun1.Arnold Schoenberg - United States composer and musical theorist (born in Austria) who developed atonal composition (1874-1951)
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1951: Composer Arnold Schoenberg died in Los Angeles.
1874: Composer Arnold Schoenberg was born in Vienna.
Returning again and again to their shared fascination with composer and artist Arnold Schoenberg (the name of one of his paintings gives the book its title), she mulls over her shortcomings and the ways in which she fears she ruined their time together.
Interest in the writings of Arnold Schoenberg has grown steadily since the appearance in 1950 of the original anthology Style and Idea--a slender volume containing fifteen of Schoenberg's essays (trans.
The concert highlights include the world premiere of a new brass and organ arrangement of Arnold Schoenberg's sublime, late-Romantic tone poem "Transfigured Night." In a first-time collaboration, the Chicago Gargoyle Brass and Organ Ensemble and St.
Seeking the agent responsible for this rupture between serious composition and it's popular reception, Tommasini somewhat predictably blamed the Jewish Viennese composer and virtuoso innovator Arnold Schoenberg, who called into question harmony and created the twelve-tone technique.
On Sunday, the orchestra will be performing three pieces by three renowned Viennese composers: Wolfgang Mozart's "Divertimento," Arnold Schoenberg's "Transfigured Night" and Franz Schubert's "Death and the Maiden."
Following the opening of the 8th International Pharos Contemporary Music Festival with a rare performance of Schoenberg's Pierrot Lunaire, the festival will continue on Thursday with a screening of Larry Weinstein's documentary, My War Years -- Arnold Schoenberg at 8.30pm in Nicosia.
ARNOLD SCHOENBERG HAD A UNIQUE PREDILECTION for the Sprechstimme technique, having composed important works using Sprechstimme throughout his changing styles--late romantic, free atonal, and twelve-tone.
Arnold Schoenberg's Journey From Tone Poems to Kaleidoscopic Sound Colors