An Essay by Schoenberg

  • Peter Franklin

Abstract

Arnold Schoenberg was a strange man. A mass of odd contradictions and queer promptings lurk in the shadow of his heroic image as Scott-of-the-Antarctic of modern music. His importance and even greatness are on a certain level indisputable, but their precise extent relates far more clearly than is often understood to the dimensions of this shadow, which falls nowhere more strikingly than across his writings.

Keywords

Burning Assure Sonal Poss Hate 

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Chapter Five

  1. 1.
    1. Arnold Schoenberg, Style and Idea, ed. Leonard Stein, with translations by Leo Black (London: Faber and Faber, 1975), p. 400.Google Scholar
  2. 12.
    12. Arnold Schoenberg, Letters, ed. Erwin Stein (London: Faber and Faber, 1964), p. 243.Google Scholar

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© Peter Franklin 1985

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