Arnold Schönberg. Egon WELLESZ.

Arnold Schönberg

Leipzig Wien Zürich: E. P. Tal & Co., 1921.

12mo. Half orange cloth with colored paper boards. 1f. (with publisher's device), [iii] (title), [iv] (copyright notices, printer's note), 1f. (motto), 7-[151] (text), [ii] (chronological table), [i] (table of contents), [ii] (advertisements) pp. With folding facsimile of a sketch leaf for the 5 Orchestral Pieces, op. 16.

Binding slightly soiled and bumped. Browned.

First Edition of the earliest monograph on Schoenberg.

In 1904-5, Egon Wellesz was one of Schoenberg's first students, perhaps even his very first. Unlike Alban Berg and Anton von Webern, he soon parted with his teacher to focus on musicology. He continued to compose prolifically, and even though he cultivated a more traditional idiom, his veneration for Schoenberg and discipleship to him remained unbroken, as attested to by the present volume.

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