Arnold Schoenberg

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Arnold Schoenberg or Schönberg (1874–1951) was an Austrian composer and painter, associated with the expressionist movement in German poetry and art, and leader of the Second Viennese School.

Works[edit]

Scores[edit]

Recordings (online)[edit]

Writings[edit]

Books
  • Harmonielehre, Vienna: Universal Edition, 1911; 3rd ed., 1922.
  • Models for Beginners in Composition, Los Angeles, 1942; exp.ed., 1943. (in English)
  • Style and Idea, ed. & trans. Dika Newlin, New York: Philosophical Library, 1950, 224 pp; London: Faber and Faber, 1975; University of California Press, 1975; 1984. (in English). Fifteen collected essays.
  • Structural Functions of Harmony, ed. Leonard Stein, Williams and Norgate, 1954; 2nd ed., rev., Ernest Benn, 1969; New York: Norton, 1969; London: Faber and Faber, 1983, 203 pp. (in English)
  • Stil und Gedanke. Aufsätze zur Musik. Gesammelte Schriften 1, ed. Ivan Vojtech, Frankfurt am Main: S. Fischer, 1976; 1994, 514 pp. Writings from 1909-50. [1]
  • Coherence, Counterpoint, Instrumentation, Instruction in Form, ed. Severine Neff, trans. Charlotte M. Cross, Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1994. (in English). Trans. of Zusammenhang, Kontrapunkt, Instrumentation, Formenlehre, written 1917-36.
  • The Musical Idea and the Logic, Technique, and Art of Its Presentation, eds. & trans. Patricia Carpenter and Severine Neff, New York: Columbia University Press, 1995. (in English). Trans. of Musikalische Gedanke und die Logik, Technik, und Kunst seiner Darstellung, written 1923-36.
  • A Schoenberg Reader: Documents of a Life, ed. Joseph Auner, Yale University Press, 2003, 428 pp. (in English). Collection of essays, letters, literary writings, musical sketches, paintings, and drawings.

Correspondence[edit]

  • Briefe, ed. Erwin Stein, Mainz, 1958.
    • Letters, trans. Eithne Wilkins and Ernst Kaiser, London: Faber and Faber, 1964. (in English)
  • "Der Briefwechsel zwischen Arnold Schönberg und dem Verlag C. F. Peters", ed. Eberhardt Klemm, Deutsches Jahrbuch der Musikwissenschaft, Vol. 15 (1971), pp 5-66.
  • Arnold Schönberg – Wassily Kandinsky: Briefe, Bilder und Dokumente einer außergewöhnlichen Begegnung, ed. J. Hahl-Koch, Salzburg, 1980.
  • Arnold Schoenberg Correspondence: a Collection of Translated and Annotated Letters Exchanged with Guido Adler, Pablo Casals, Emanuel Feuermann and Olin Downes, ed. E. M. Ennulat, Metuchen, NJ, 1991. (in English)
  • Briefwechsel der Wiener Schule, Bd. 1: Alexander Zemlinsky – Briefwechsel mit Arnold Schönberg, Anton Webern, Alban Berg und Franz Schreker, ed. Horst Weber, Darmstadt, 1995.
  • Briefwechsel der Wiener Schule, Bd. 3: Briefwechsel Arnold Schönberg – Alban Berg, ed. Thomas Ertelt, 2 vols., Mainz, 2006.

Literature[edit]

Monographs
  • René Leibowitz, Schoenberg et son école, 1947. (in French)
  • Josef Rufer, Das Werk Arnold Schönbergs, Kassel: Bärenreiter, 1959.
  • Willi Reich, Arnold Schönberg oder Der konservative Revolutionär, Vienna, Frankfurt and Zürich: Molden, 1968, 328 pp; dtv, 1982.
    • Arnold Schoenberg: A Critical Biography, trans. Leo Black, New York: Prager, 1971. (in English)
  • B. Boretz, E.T. Cone (eds.), Perspectives on Schoenberg and Stravinsky, Princeton University Press, 1968; Norton, 1972. (in English)
  • Jan Maegaard, Studien zur Entwicklung des dodekaphonen Satzes bei Arnold Schönberg, Copenhagen: Wilhelm Hansen, 1972.
  • Eberhard Freitag, Schönberg, Reinbek: Rowohlt, 1973, 192 pp. [2]
  • Hans Heinz Stuckenschmidt, Arnold Schönberg: Leben, Werk, Umwelt, Zürich, 1974; Munich: Piper/Schott, 1989.
  • Charles Rosen, Arnold Schoenberg, New York: Viking, 1975, OL; Princeton University Press, 1981; University of Chicago Press, 1996. (in English)
  • Carl Dahlhaus, Schönberg und andere: gesammelte Aufsätze zur Neuen Musik, Mainz, 1978.
    • Schoenberg and the New Music: Essays, trans. Derrick Puffett and Alfred Clayton, Cambridge University Press, 1987, 316 pp. (in English) Review, [3].
  • Alexander L. Ringer, Arnold Schoenberg: The Composer as Jew, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1990.
  • Jonathan Dunsby, Schoenberg: Pierrot Lunaire, Cambridge University Press, 1992, 108 pp, OL. (in English) With a translation of libretto by Andrew Porter.
  • Walter Frisch, The Early Works of Arnold Schoenberg, 1893-1908, University of California Press, 1993. (in English)
  • Thomas Harrison, 1910: The Emancipation of Dissonance, University of California Press, 1996. (in English)
  • Juliane Brand, Christopher Hailey (eds.), Constructive Dissonance: Arnold Schoenberg and the Transformations of Twentieth-Century Culture, University of California Press, 1997. (in English)
  • Nuria Schönberg-Nono, Arnold Schönberg 1874–1951. Lebensgeschichte in Begegnungen, Klagenfurt: Ritter, 1998.
  • Peter Gradenwitz, Arnold Schönberg und seine Meisterschüler, Vienna: Zsolnay, 1998.
  • Bryan R. Simms, The Atonal Music of Arnold Schoenberg, 1908-1923, Oxford University Press, 2000. (in English) [4]
  • Manuel Gervink, Arnold Schönberg und seine Zeit, Laaber: Laaber, 2000.
  • Alexander L. Ringer, Arnold Schönberg: Das Leben im Werk, Stuttgart: Metzler, 2002.
  • Allen Shawn, Arnold Schoenberg's Journey, Harvard University Press, 2002, OL. (in English) [5]
  • Martin Eybl, Die Befreiung des Augenblicks: Schönbergs Skandalkonzerte von 1907 und 1908. Eine Dokumentation, Vienna: Böhlau, 2004.
  • Hartmut Krones, Arnold Schönberg: Werk und Leben, Vienna: Steinbauer, 2005.
  • James K. Wright, Schoenberg, Wittgenstein, and the Vienna Circle, Bern: Peter Lang, 2007. (in English)
  • Malcolm MacDonald, Schoenberg, Oxford University Press, 2008. (in English) [6]
  • Sabine Feisst, Schoenberg's New World: The American Years, Oxford University Press, 2011. (in English)
Papers and articles

Films[edit]

  • My War Years: Arnold Schoenberg, dir. Larry Weinstein, 83 min, 1992. TV film. Part 1, Part 2, Part 3.

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