Webern, Anton von

Period: Early 20th Century

Born: Monday, December 3, 1883 in Vienna, Austria

Died: Saturday, September 15, 1945 in Mittersill, Germany

Nation of Origin: Austria

Major Works:

5 Stücke, Op. 10 (1911-1913)
Orchestral Variations (1940)

  • Period 1
    • 2 tonal works,14 atonal works - pointillism
    • Five Orchestral Piece
  • Period 2 - serial period
    • String Trio (Op. 20, 1927)
    • Symphony (Op. 21, 1930)
    • Concerto for 9 Instruments (Op. 24, 1934)
    • Variations (Op. 30, 1940)

Other Information:

Of Schoenberg's two major pupils, Berg is the romantic and Webern is the classicist.

General Bibliography:

Slonimsky, Nicolas, Music Since 1900, Schirmer Books, July 1994, ISBN: 0028724186

Salzman, Eric, Twentieth Century Music: An Introduction, Pearson, October 2001, ISBN: 0130959413

Slonimsky, Nicolas and Kuhn, Laura; Editors, Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, Gale Group, December 2000, ISBN: 0028655257

Sadie, Stanley and Tyrrell, John; Editors, The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, Groves Dictionaries, Inc., January 2004, ISBN: 0195170679

Rutherford-Johnson, Tim, Kennedy, Michael, and Kennedy, Joyce The Oxford Dictionary of Music, Oxford University Press, 6th Edition, 2012, ISBN: 0199578109

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