Alban Berg and his world / edited by Christopher Hailey

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Subjects: Composers--Austria--Biography
Berg, Alban, 1885-1935
Berg, Alban, 1885-1935--Criticism and interpretation
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, c2010
Series: Bard Music Festival series
LC Classification: M, ML
Physical Description: xvi, 361 p. : ill., music ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: Preface and Acknowledgments
Permissions and Credits
Berg's Worlds / Christopher Hailey 3
Hermann Watznauer's Biography of Alban Berg / Nick Chadwick 33
A Descriptive Overview of Berg's Night/Nocturne / Christopher Hailey 91
Berg and the Orchestra / Antony Beaumont 133
"... deinen Wuchs wie Musik": Portraits, Identities, and the Dynamics of Seeing in Berg's Operatic Sphere / Sherry D. Lee 163
"Remembrance of things that are to come": Some Reflections on Berg's Palindromes / Douglas Jarman 195
1934, Alban Berg, and the Shadow of Politics: Documents of a Troubled Year / Margaret Notley 223
Alban Berg zum Gedenken: The Berg Memorial Issue of 23: A Viennese Music Journal / Mark Devoto 269
Alban Berg and the Memory of Modernism / Leon Botstein 299
Index 345
Notes on the Contributors 359
Additional Authors: Hailey, Christopher
Notes: LCCN: 2010925390
ISBN: 9780691148557 (hbk. : alk. paper)
ISBN: 0691148554 (hbk. : alk. paper)
ISBN: 9780691148564 (pbk. : alk. paper)
ISBN: 0691148562 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Published in conjunction with the Bard Music Festival
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents: Berg's worlds / Christopher Hailey -- Hermann Watznauer's biography of Alban Berg / translated and annotated by Nick Chadwick -- A descriptive overview of Berg's Night/Nocturne / introduction by Regina Busch ; translated, edited, and with commentary by Christopher Hailey -- Berg and the orchestra / Antony Beaumont -- "...deinen Wuchs wie Musik" : portraits, identities, and the dynamics of seeing in Berg's operatic sphere / Sherry D. Lee -- "Remembrance of things that are to come" : some reflections on Berg's palindromes / Douglas Jarman -- 1934, Alban Berg, and the shadow of politics : documents of a troubled year / introduction, translations, and commentary by Margaret Notley -- Alban Berg zum Gedenken : the Berg memorial issue of 23 : a Viennese music journal / translated and annotated by Mark Devoto -- Alban Berg and the memory of modernism / Leon Botstein
OCLC Number: 624405720
ISBN/ISSN: 9780691148557