ALBAN BERG

(18851935)

Berg is an Austrian composerHe was a member of the Second Viennese School with his teacher Arnold Schoenberg and another student, Anton WebernThe School represented the most modern musical trend between the two wars – expressionism
Most valuable work is his opera Wozzeck.
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Four Pieces for Clarinet and Piano faithfully express his original and bizarre musical language, full of contrasts and with the absence of traditional tonality (so-called atonality).
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Taken from my book
I Am Studying Clarinet III

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