By Albrecht Betz

ISBN-10: 0521240220

ISBN-13: 9780521240222

Eisler's position in German song is the same to that of Brecht in German literature and the 2 males labored jointly for almost thirty years. including Webern and Berg, Eisler is taken into account one of many 3 nice scholars of Schoenberg. Albrecht Betz divides Eisler's lifestyles and track into 4 sessions. The early formative interval as scholar of Schoenberg comprises compositions written in Vienna as much as 1925. From 1926 to 1933, the second one interval, Eisler lived in Berlin and made his maximum influence along with his political vocal tune. The 3rd part of Eisler's existence, fifteen years of exile, used to be spent mostly within the united states, and the fourth (from 1948) in East Germany. the writer indicates how Eisler is amazing from different nice twentieth-century composers in his trust that track had a social functionality, and the way he liberated sleek track from what he and others felt used to be its isolation. initially released in German in 1976, this English variation is illustrated with track examples and contains a entire checklist of works, and a bibliography which has been tailored for the English-speaking reader.

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