By Bryan Simms
Published June 18th 2009 by Routledge – 336 pages
Series: Routledge Music Bibliographies
Alban Berg: A Research and Information Guide is an annotated bibliography concerning both the nature of primary sources related to the composer and the scope and significance of the secondary sources which deal with him, his compositions, and his influence as a composer. The second edition will include research published since the publication of the first edition and provide electronic resources.
"Such timely, carefully prepared research surveys as this will both aid the scholar and assist in updating the literature on this enigmatic man." -- American Reference Books Annual '97
Preface Organization and Contents Principles of Selection Changes in the Second Edition Acknowledgements Abbreviations 1. Alban Berg: The Making of a Classic Composer Berg’s Life Berg’s Music Trends in Research Sound Recordings 2. Music by Berg Original Compositions Arrangements 3. Berg’s Writings: Essays, Interviews, Lectures, Libretti, Literary Works and Collections 4. Wozzeck Writings about the Opera Videorecordings 5. Lulu Writings about the Opera Videorecordings 6. Chamber Music Piano Sonata, Op. 1 String Quartet, Op. 3 Clarinet Pieces, Op. 5 Chamber Concerto Lyric Suite 7. Orchestral Music Orchestral Pieces, Op. 6 Der Wein Violin Concerto 8. Songs Seven Early Songs Four Songs, Op. 2 Altenberg Lieder, Op. 4 Other songs 9. Other Resources General Studies Exhibition Catalogs Videorecordings Index Authors, Editors, Translators, Reviewers, Arrangers, and Poets Subjects A Concordance of Titles of Berg’s Music and Writings
Bryan R. Simms is Professor of Musicology at the USC Thornton School of Music.