Alban Berg

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Berg did not leave a large body of work, but he was one of the most innovative and influential composers of the 20th century.
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Composition Highlights

Title Year Avg. Duration Genre
Wozzeck, opera, Op. 7 1917 Opera
Violin Concerto 1935 Concerto
Piano Sonata, Op. 1 1907 Keyboard
Lyric Suite, for string quartet 1925 Chamber Music
Early Songs (7), for voice & piano (or orchestra) 1905 Vocal Music
Pieces (3) for orchestra, Op. 6 1913 Orchestral
Chamber Concerto, for piano, violin, and 13 wind instruments 1923 Concerto
Lulu, opera 1929 Opera
Altenberg Lieder, collection of 5 songs for voice & orchestra, Op. 4 1912 Vocal Music
String Quartet, Op. 3 1910 Chamber Music
Lulu-Suite, 5 symphonic pieces from the opera for soprano & orchestra ("Lulu-Symphonie") 1934 Vocal Music Orchestral
Pieces (4) for clarinet & piano, Op. 5 1913 Chamber Music
Lyric Suite, for orchestra (arr. from Nos.2-4 of string quartet version) 1928 Orchestral
Schliesse mir die Augen beide, song for voice & piano 1909 Vocal Music
Songs (4) for voice & piano, Op. 2 1909 Vocal Music
Der Wein, concert aria for soprano & orchestra 1929 Vocal Music
Adagio, for clarinet, violin & piano (arr. of 2nd mvt. of "Chamber Concerto") 1925 Chamber Music
Work(s) Miscellaneous (Classical)
Bruchstücke (3) from "Wozzeck", for soprano & orchestra 1924 Vocal Music
An Leukon, song for voice & piano (from "Jugendlieder") 1908 Vocal Music
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