TITLE: Arnold Schoenberg's Creative Journey, 1897-1912
SPEAKER: Walter Frisch
EVENT DATE: 10/28/2009
RUNNING TIME: 53 minutes
The Music Division of the Library of Congress and the American Musicological Society, in joint partnership, present the fourth in a series of lectures highlighting musicological research conducted in the division's collections. Walter Frisch discusses "Arnold Schoenberg's Creative Journey, 1897-1912" in the Coolidge Auditorium.
Speaker Biography: Walter Frisch is H. Harold Gumm/Harry and Albert von Tilzer Professor of Music at Columbia University in New York, where he has taught since 1982. He is a specialist in the music of composers from the Austro-German sphere in the 19th and 20th centuries, ranging from Schubert to Schoenberg. His publications on Schoenberg include the book "The Early Works of Arnold Schoenberg, 1893-1908" and the edited volume "Schoenberg and His World."