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The Viennese School - Teachers & Followers: Alban Berg
Theodor W. Adorno, Hans Erich Apostel, Alban Berg
The Viennese School - Teachers & Followers: Alban Berg
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2nd Generation New Viennese School...
Sébastien Melmoth | Hôtel d'Alsace, PARIS | 03/02/2008
(5 out of 5 stars)

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MD&G label thoroughbred pianist Steffen Schleiermacher gives us world-première recordings of second generation New Viennese Schoolers, this disc presenting Berg and his pupils.
See too:
Chamber Music of the Viennese School
Josef Matthias Hauer: Zwölftonspiele

A nice reading of Berg's fabulous Piano Sonata (1909) :12.5mins.
Too:
Berg: Sonata for piano; Schoenberg: Three Piano Pieces; Krenek
Debussy: 12 Etudes; Berg: Sonate Op. 1

Hans Erich Apostel (1901-72)'s piano four-hands Variations from Berg's Lulu, etc. :18mins.
See too:
Zemlinsky: The String Quartets / Apostel: String Quartet No. 1

Fritz Klein (1892-1972)'s proto-dodecaphonic The Machine (1921) + Extonal Klavierstücke (1922) :25mins.

Theodor Adorno of course is most important as a critic of social/aesthetic phenomena; but he did write a few small musical compositions.
See:
Aesthetic Theory (Theory & History of Literature)
Aesthetics and Politics (Radical Thinkers)
Dialectic of Enlightenment (Cultural Memory in the Present)
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Alban Berg Collection / Various (Coll)
Alban Berg: Chamber Concerto for piano, violin with 13 wind instruments; Piano Sonata Op. 1; String Quartet Op. 3 (Piano Duet Transcription)
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