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Who is Alban Berg?
Alban Berg: Alban Maria Johannes Berg was an Austrian composer. He was a member of the Second Viennese School with Arnold Schoenberg and Anton Webern, and produced compositions that combined Mahlerian Romanticism with a personal adaptation of Schoenberg's twelve-tone technique.
- also known as Alan Berg; Berg, Alban
- born on (130 years ago) in Vienna
- nationality: Austria
- profession: Composer
- died on (80 years ago) in Vienna
- genres: 20th-century classical music, Atonal music, Opera, Serialism
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The Listening Composer (1990)
by George Perle
The earliest special study that we have on rhythmic procedures in the music of Alban Berg is a very valuable and probing article by Wolfgang Stroh.1 It identifies the series of notes shown in Example 4. 1 as the tone row of the third movement ...
Berg's Wozzeck (2011)
by Patricia Hall
While Alban Berg is an unknown, ...
by David Mason Greene
The year 1923 saw Alban Berg at last beginning to be recognized. Two excerpts from the opera were applauded in June at Berlin, when Webern conducted them as part of an “Austrian Music Week,” and the string quartet also won praise later ...
by Don Michael Randel
Willi Reich, Alban Berg [ with ...
Volume 1: Europe by Peter Nagy, Philippe Rouyer
Today one can find in France everything from Wagnerto Alban Berg, from Stravinsky to John Cage and Bertolt Brecht. The most modern ...
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Alban Berg's Lulu
Itself an adaptation of Wedekind's plays.
Photo credit: oinonio
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