Alban Berg   (Karen Monson)     (0-395-27762-0)
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Alban Berg   (Karen Monson)     (0-395-27762-0)
B0318. (BERG) Karen Monson. Alban Berg. Boston, Houghton Mifflin, 1979. 396pp. Index; Bibliography; Photos; DJ. 0-395-27762-0


“The Austrian composer Alban Berg is usually mentioned in the same breath as his two like-minded contemporaries, Arnold Schönberg and Anton Webern, with whom he formed the Second Viennese School of composition and explored the potential of Serialist techniques for expanding music’s perspectives in the wake of Wagner and Mahler.

Berg is generally considered to have developed a more human, emotional style than the stricter Serialists, and his works often have a more lyrical feel.”

- David Smith, Presto Classical