Austrian Composer Anton Webern Died On This Day in 1945 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Austrian composer and conductor Anton Webern died on this day in 1945 – aged 61

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Anton Webern Death

Austrian composer and conductor Anton Webern died on this day in 1945 – aged 61.

A protégé of Arnold Schoenberg, Webern is remembered for his innovations with serialism and schematic organisation of pitch, rhythm and dynamics.

His major contributions to the violin repertoire include 2 String Quartet, 2 String Trios, ‘Four Pieces’ for Violin and Piano, ‘Two Pieces’ for Cello and Piano and ‘Three Little Pieces’ for Cello and Piano.

KYUNG-WHA CHUNG & KEVIN KENNER | WEBERN | 4 PIECES FOR VIOLIN AND PIANO | 2015

 

Bartók: Violin Sonatas; Webern: Four Pieces for Violin and Piano |CD|

Isaac Stern, Violin

Alexander Zakin, Charles Rosen, Piano

Release Date: April 1996

Sony Classical

 

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