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Pro Mundo - Pro Domo: The Writings of Alban Berg

Bryan R. Simms

Abstract

This book contains new English translations of the complete writings of the Viennese composer Alban Berg (1885–1935) and extensive commentaries tracing the history of each piece of work and its connection to musical culture of the early twentieth century. Berg is now recognized as a classic composer of the modern period, best known for his operas Wozzeck and Lulu. Berg, Anton Webern, and their teacher Arnold Schoenberg constitute the “Second Viennese School” which played a major role in the transformation of serious music as it entered the modern period. Berg was an avid and skilled writer. Hi ... More

Keywords: Alban Berg, modern period, classic composer, opera, Second Viennese School, Pro Mundo, Pro Domo

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780199764068
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2015 DOI:10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199764068.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Bryan R. Simms, editor
Professor of Musicology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles

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Introduction

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The Schoenberg Guides

Arnold Schoenberg, Gurrelieder:

Gurre-Lieder. Text by J. P. Jacobsen. German translation by Rob[ert] F. Arnold1

Essays, Lectures, and Analyses

Introducing Ernst Krenek

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The Voice in Opera

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What Is Atonal?

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Lecture on Wozzeck

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Credo

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