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Pyramids, Symbols, and Butterflies: ‘Nacht’ from Pierrot Lunaire

John Williamson

in Words and Music

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853236191
eISBN:
9781846314445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853236191.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter examines a ‘vocal’ work which is situated within a ‘cycle’ but does not contain any singing voice: ‘Nacht’ from Arnold Schoenberg's Pierrot Lunaire. Kofi Agawu and Suzanne M. Lodato ... More


Music and Text in Schoenberg's A Survivor from Warsaw

Bhesham Sharma

in Words and Music

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853236191
eISBN:
9781846314445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853236191.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

A Survivor from Warsaw, one of Arnold Schoenberg's most dramatic and controversial works, is based on a narrative Schoenberg heard directly and indirectly from survivors of a Nazi concentration camp. ... More


Words and Music

J. G. Williamson (ed.)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853236191
eISBN:
9781846314445
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846314445
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Recent studies of the role of words in music have tended to privilege the literary elements of musical texts, leaving theoretical, analytical and musicological concerns almost an afterthought. This ... More


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