TITLE

Krenek

AUTHOR(S)
Perle, George
PUB. DATE
March 1993
SOURCE
Musical Quarterly;Spring93, Vol. 77 Issue 1, p145
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Profiles the Viennese opera composer Ernst Krenek, and discusses his musical philosophies and professional career. Biographical information; Second Symphony; `Jonny Strikes up the Band' jazz opera; Adoption of the 12-tone system; `Charles V'; Emigration to the United States; Author's lessons with Krenek; Integral serialism of the post-war avant-garde; Teaching position at Vassar College and Hamline University; `The Lamentations of Jeremiah'; European revival of interest in his work.
ACCESSION #
9306095881

 

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