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Berg, Alban (Maria Johannes)locked

  • Douglas Jarman


(b Vienna, 9 Feb 1885; d Vienna, 24 Dec 1935). Austrian composer. Along with his teacher Arnold Schoenberg and fellow pupil Anton Webern in the years before and immediately after World War I, he moved away from tonality to write free atonal and then 12-note music. At once a modernist and a Romantic, a formalist and a sensualist, he produced one of the richest bodies of music in the 20th century, and in opera, especially, he had few equals....

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Schweizerische Musikzeitung/Revue musicale suisse
Music Review
Modern Music
Journal of the American Musicological Society
Music & Letters
Österreichische Musikzeitschrift
Musical Times
Vienna, Österreichische Nationalbibliothek, Musiksammlung
Music Analysis
Perspectives of New Music
Musical Quarterly
see SMH