Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 39. Chapters: Anton Diabelli, Arnold Schoenberg, Germaine Tailleferre, Bradley Joseph, Josef Tal, Jim Brickman, Yanni, Martin Scherber, John Tesh, Mehmet Okonsar, Arturo Rodas, Larry Hochman, Mary Howe, Fariborz Lachini, Edward Ballantine, Stephen Devassy, Brian Kelly, Julius Reubke, Usman warsi, Alberto Hemsi, Moissaye Boguslawski, Fiona Joy Hawkins, Vladimir Shainsky, Yoshihisa Taira, Kevin Kern, Alexandre Rey Cola o, Chris Geith, Michael Jones, James Moody, Kent Marcum, Dave Sterling. Excerpt: Arnold Schoenberg (pronounced; 13 September 1874 - 13 July 1951) was an Austrian and later American composer, associated with the expressionist movement in German poetry and art, and leader of the Second Viennese School. He used the spelling Sch nberg until after his move to the United States in 1934 (Steinberg 1995, 463), whereupon he altered it to Schoenberg qin deference to American practiceq (Foss 1951, 401), though one writer claims he made the change a year earlier (Ross 2007, 45). Schoenberg's approach, both in terms of harmony and development, is among the major landmarks of 20th century musical thought; at least three generations of composers in the European and American traditions have consciously extended his thinking or, in some cases, passionately reacted against it. During the rise of the Nazi Party in Austria, his music was labeled, alongside jazz, as degenerate art. Schoenberg was widely known early in his career for his success in simultaneously extending the traditionally opposed German Romantic styles of Brahms and Wagner. Later, his name would come to personify pioneering innovations in atonality that would become the most polemical feature of 20th-century art music. In the 1920s, Schoenberg developed the twelve-tone technique, a widely influential compositional method of manipulating an ordered series of all twelve ...Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online.
|Title||:||Composers for Piano: Anton Diabelli, Arnold Schoenberg, Germaine Tailleferre, Bradley Joseph, Josef Tal, Jim Brickman, Yanni, Martin Scherb|
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