Franz Schreker

Franz Schreker

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Franz Schreker was an Austrian composer, conductor, teacher and administrator. Primarily a composer of operas, his style is characterized by aesthetic plurality, timbral experimentation, strategies of extended tonality and conception of total music theatre into the narrative of 20th-century music. Schreker was the eldest son of the Bohemian Jewish court photographer Ignaz Schrecker and his wife Eleonore von Clossmann, who was a member of the Catholic aristocracy of Styria. He grew up during travels across half of Europe and, after the early death of his father, the family moved from Linz to Vienna where in 1892, with the help of a scholarship, Schreker entered the Vienna Conservatory. Starting with violin studies, with Sigismund Bachrich and Arnold Ros, he moved into the composition class of Robert Fuchs, graduating as a composer in 1900show more

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  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 8mm | 200g
  • CIV
  • United States
  • English
  • 6134972975
  • 9786134972970