/ (ˈʃɜːnbɜːɡ, German ˈʃøːnbɛrk) /

  1. Arnold (ˈarnɔlt). 1874–1951, Austrian composer and musical theorist, in the US after 1933. The harmonic idiom of such early works as the string sextet Verklärte Nacht (1899) gave way to his development of atonality, as in the song cycle Pierrot Lunaire (1912), and later of the twelve-tone technique. He wrote many choral, orchestral, and chamber works and the unfinished opera Moses and Aaron

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How to use Schoenberg in a sentence

  • And, curiously enough, throughout the group the old romantic allegiance of the earliest Schoenberg reaffirms itself.

    Musical Portraits | Paul Rosenfeld
  • It may be that many a musician of the future will find himself the better equipped because of Schoenberg's explorations.

    Musical Portraits | Paul Rosenfeld