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 New,Berg

  • Author: Erwin, Charlotte
  • Author: Simms, Bryan

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Contents

  • Preface
  • Abbreviations
  • Introduction: Music in the Twilight of the Habsburg Empire
  • Chapter 1. Two Viennese Families: The Bergs and Nahowskis
  • Berg's Early Life
  • The Specter of Ill Health
  • The Marie Scheuchl Affair
  • The Nahowski Family
  • Helene Nahowski and Paul Kammerer
  • Berg's Courtship of Helene Nahowski
  • Chapter 2. Berg's Musical Apprenticeship, 1899-1911
  • Studies with Schoenberg
  • Berg's Early Songs
  • Seven Early Songs (1907)
  • Four Songs, Op. 2
  • Music for Piano
  • Piano Sonata, Op. 1
  • String Quartet, Op. 3
  • Chapter 3. A Struggle for Recognition, 1911-15
  • Before the War
  • Berg's Work for Schoenberg
  • The Scandal Concert
  • Berg as Writer
  • Five Orchestral Songs to Picture Postcard Texts by Peter Altenberg, Op. 4
  • Four Pieces for Clarinet and Piano, Op. 5
  • Three Pieces for Orchestra, Op. 6
  • Chapter 4. The War and Its Aftermath, 1915-22
  • Patriotic Enthusiasm
  • Berg's Conscription
  • Superstition and Pseudo-Science
  • Postwar Burdens
  • A Change of Profession
  • Chapter 5. Wozzeck
  • Operatic Plans and Uncertainties
  • From Play to Libretto
  • A Wozzeck Chronology
  • The Music of Wozzeck
  • Wozzeck on Stage
  • Chapter 6. International Acclaim, 1923-5
  • Wozzeck Triumphant
  • The Continuing Quest for Health
  • New Directions in Post-War Music: Neoclassicism and Dodecaphony
  • Chamber Concerto
  • Chapter 7. Secret Programs with Twelve Tones, 1925-7
  • The Hanna Fuchs Affair
  • A Return to Composing
  • Lyric Suite for String Quartet
  • Chapter 8. The Celebrated Composer, 1928-34
  • Summer Retreats and Family Entanglements
  • Flight from Reality
  • Berg's Music and the Nazi Threat
  • A Musical Digression: Der Wein
  • Chapter 9. Lulu
  • The Search for Lulu
  • Wedekind's Lulu Plays
  • Berg's Libretto for Lulu
  • A Chronology of Composition
  • The Music of Lulu
  • Prospects for Staging
  • Symphonic Pieces from the Opera Lulu
  • Chapter 10. Berg's Final Year, 1935
  • Berg's Financial Crisis
  • Political Turmoil and Austrofascism
  • The Violin Concerto
  • Berg's Final Illness
  • Chapter 11. Helene Berg and the Management of Berg's Legacy, 1936-76
  • The Completion of Lulu
  • Bereavement, Grief, and Helene Berg's Eternal Marriage
  • Helene Berg's Life Under the Nazis, 1938-45
  • Berg's Musical Manuscripts and Letters
  • Toward a Berg Biography
  • The Alban Berg Foundation
  • Helene Berg's Last Years
  • Epilogue: Berg the Outsider
  • Appendix
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index