Arnold Schoenberg

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United States composer and musical theorist (born in Austria) who developed atonal composition (1874-1951)

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Of particular interest is Leichtentritt's encounter with Arnold Schoenberg.
Arnold Schoenberg was born in Vienna to a shopkeeper father and a mother who came from a family of chazzanim.
Musical functionalism; the musical thoughts of Arnold Schoenberg and Paul Hindemith.
An unlikely choice, at first consideration, would be the 18th century's Georg Frideric Handel and the 20th century's Arnold Schoenberg.
When Gershwin died two years after "Porgy and Bess" premiered, Arnold Schoenberg wrote: "Directness of his kind is only given to great men, and there is no doubt he was a great composer.
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.
Randol Schoenberg is the grandson of Arnold Schoenberg and Eric Zeisl, Jewish composers who lived in Vienna at a time when Wagner's views - that Jews could not be great artists unless they abandoned their Jewish roots - were influential.
If there is one composer born in the 19th century whose name still strikes dread into the heart of the average concertgoer, it is surely Arnold Schoenberg.
Walter Frisch is one of the foremost musicologists of nineteenth- and twentieth-century music, author of both specialized and general studies of, principally, Johannes Brahms, Arnold Schoenberg, and Franz Schubert.
The theory is tested by looking at the lives and work of such conflicted public figures as Theodor Adorno, Walter Benjamin, Ernst Gombrich, and Arnold Schoenberg.
It's hard to imagine much of a celebration for the Arnold Schoenberg 100th anniversary," says Scott Klein, a professor of English at Wake Forest University.
This is serialism or the twelvetone theory of Arnold Schoenberg (1874-1951), who exerted a tremendous influence over the minds and works of many modern composers.
It is another of the curiosities that marked the Blue Riders brief existence that its first exhibition had included some paintings by the Viennese composer Arnold Schoenberg.
Harrison, a native of Portland, Oregon, studied with Henry Cowell and Arnold Schoenberg in California, formed a lasting friendship with John Cage, moved to New York in 1943, wrote music criticism, composed, conducted (most notably, the premiere of Charles Ives's Third Symphony), served as rehearsal pianist for choreographer Jean Erdman, and danced, briefly; even at an advanced age, he delighted in showing friends his superior turnout.
In 1942 Harrison moved to Los Angeles where he studied with Arnold Schoenberg and taught in the dance department at the University of California at Los Angeles.