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Schoenberg

/ˈʃɜːnbɜːɡ; German ˈʃøːnbɛrk/
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Arnold (ˈarnɔlt). 1874–1951, Austrian composer and musical theorist, in the US after 1933. The harmonic idiom of such early works as the string sextet Verklärte Nacht (1899) gave way to his development of atonality, as in the song cycle Pierrot Lunaire (1912), and later of the twelve-tone technique. He wrote many choral, orchestral, and chamber works and the unfinished opera Moses and Aaron
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  • Such antique things as the cyclic form or community of themes are not to be expected in schoenberg's bright lexicon of anarchy.

    Ivory Apes and Peacocks James Huneker
  • At that moment the schoenberg came to say that baby wants me.

  • The work reveals schoenberg striving to emulate Strauss in the field of the symphonic poem; striving, however, in vain.

    Musical Portraits Paul Rosenfeld
  • schoenberg is new; is he therefor to be considered better than Beethoven?

    The Merry-Go-Round Carl Van Vechten
  • In 1910 schoenberg was appointed teacher of composition in the Imperial Academy.

    Musical Portraits Paul Rosenfeld
  • I think that even schoenberg is trying to be true to his muse.

  • It is in the string quartet, Opus 7, that schoenberg first speaks his proper tongue.

    Musical Portraits Paul Rosenfeld
  • It was also the first time I had heard a note of schoenberg's.

    Ivory Apes and Peacocks James Huneker
  • Even the individual schoenberg, the fabricator of nervous noises, leans heavily on Wagner.

    Ivory Apes and Peacocks James Huneker
  • schoenberg appears to be a reflective rather than a spontaneous creator.

    Ivory Apes and Peacocks James Huneker

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