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Fritz Stiedry

Symphony and opera conductor Fritz Stiedry directed several orchestras throughout a lengthy and honorable profession without ever quite getting into the topmost rank of music artists. What he do achieve, nevertheless, was a higher degree of competence that offered well the requirements of several establishments, especially the Metropolitan Opera where …

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Anton Webern

Anton (von) Webern was among the crucial statistics in the so-called Second Viennese College. A pupil of Schoenberg, he became known for his concise and extremely specific atonal and serial compositions. In lots of ways he was even more important than his instructor: in the postwar years leading statistics in …

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