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Anton Webern

Composer (3-Dec-1883 — 15-Sep-1945)


Kathryn Bailey. The Twelve-Note Music of Anton Webern: Old Forms in a New Language. Cambridge University Press. 2004. 474pp.

Kathryn Bailey. The Life of Webern. Cambridge University Press. 1998. 217pp.

Kathryn Bailey. Webern Studies. Cambridge University Press. 1996. 375pp.

Allen Forte. The Atonal Music of Anton Webern. Yale University Press. 1999. 402pp.

Julian Johnson. Webern and the Transformation of Nature. Cambridge University Press. 1999. 274pp.

Walter Kolneder. Translated by Humphrey Searle. Anton Webern: An Introduction to His Works. University of California Press. 1968. 232pp. Translation of Anton Webern; Einführung in Werk und Stil, 1961.

Hans Moldenhauer; Demar B. Irvine (editors). Anton Von Webern Perspectives. Da Capo Press. 1978. 191pp.

Hans Moldenhauer. The Death of Anton Webern: A Drama in Documents. Philosophical Library. 1961. 118pp.

Friedrich Wildgans; Humphrey Searle. Anton Webern. Calder & Boyars. 1966. 185pp.


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  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Wikipedia [link]

  5. 20th Century Culture: A Biographical Companion (p.807)

  6. Harvard Concise Dictionary of Music and Musicians (p.732)

  7. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.742)

  8. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.1539)

  9. Penguin Companion to the Arts in the Twentieth Century (p.374)

  10. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.1102)

  11. Portable Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians (pp.271-73)

  12. Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, 8th Edition (pp.1103-04)

  13. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.509)

  14. Thames & Hudson Encyclopedia of 20th Century Music (p.190)

  15. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.93)

  16. Encyclopedia of Concert Music (p.544)

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