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Webern

Anton von . 1883--1945, Austrian composer; pupil of Schoenberg, whose twelve-tone technique he adopted. His works include those for chamber ensemble, such as Five Pieces for Orchestra (1911--13)
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I have spent a great deal of time on Webern and feel a sense of responsibility about it.
For the musically curious with an appreciation for Bach and Webern, I can recommend this release, but I would have a hard time recommending it to the more casual classical music listener.
The protocol of the break is grouped around certain works by Schonberg, Alban Berg, and Anton von Webern, the uncertain progressive protocol of nomination, dodecaphonic, then later serial music, and the labor of fidelity to that event.
His works from the 1950s (including Structures for Two Pianos, Book I and Le marteau sans maotre) further developed the methodologies of Olivier Messiaen and Rene Leibowitz, under whom he had studied, while creating strong links to major musical trends forged by such artists as Claude Debussy, Anton Webern and Igor Stravinsky.
Although he emphasizes the importance of the Schoenberg/Stravinsky dichotomy and the tremendous influence of Webern on post-WWII composers, there is surprisingly little 12-tone music in the series.
In between, will be seven fascinating miniatures by Webern.
And the first performance in this city of Webern Passacaglia, invariably a huge challenge, was bravely met head on by every section.
State Theater, features Balanchine's Episodes, an intricate abstraction set to music by serial composer Anton Webern, and that sublime confection, Vienna Waltzes.
Composers such as Czerny, Berlioz, Wagner, Mahler, Stravinsky, Strauss, Rimsky-Korsakov, Schoenberg, Webern, Ives, Carter, Reich, and Boulez discuss Beethoven's orchestration, French and German techniques, "new music," klangfarbenmelodie and texture, and late-twentieth century innovations.
The Eugene Contemporary Chamber Ensemble, a new group of student performers interested in rarely heard repertoire from the 20th and 21st centuries, will perform Six Bagatellees for Wind Quintet by Gyorgi Ligeti, music by Anton Webern, as well as student compositions.
Also on the menu at the Shakespeare Institute on Sunday are sonatas by Beethoven and Debussy, and pieces by Webern and David Popper.
What makes this constant revisiting and genre-bending another of the alleged problems in reading Jonke is the confusion readers and audiences sometimes experience at watching on the stage a work they knew as a radio play (back then before graz) or reading a novella they had first encountered as a television film (Der Kopf des Georg Friedrich Handel (The Head of George Frederick Handel) or Geblendeter Augenblick: Anton Weberns Tod (Blinding Moment: The Death of Anton Webern)).