Schoenberg: Chamber Symphony No. 1

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Composed in 1906, Schoenberg's First Chamber Symphony caused a riot at an early performance in Vienna in 1913: the infamous 'skandalkonzert' in which the audience rebelled against Schoenberg, Berg and Webern's stark musical expressionism.

Stephen Johnson explores a masterpiece on the edge between old and new musical worlds ? a crucial stepping stone towards the new artistic horizons of the 20th century.

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Wed 4 Dec 2013 20:15


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ComposerArnold Schoenberg

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