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Atonality Composers

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Atonality artists list, with photos, hometowns, and other data. This list of Atonality bands includes all musicians who have released recordings that have gotten distribution, and is an up-to-date list. Atonality groups and artists are listed alphabetically. Alban Berg and Edgard Varèse are included on this list along with many more. Click the artist name to see full discography and other data. You can make your own list of your favorite musical artists of this or other genres with just a few clicks on Ranker. (6 Artists)
  • Alban Maria Johannes Berg (; German: [ˈbɛɐ̯k]; February 9, 1885 – December 24, 1935) was an Austrian composer of the Second Viennese School. His compositional style combined Romantic lyricism with twelve-tone technique....  more
    • Genres (Music): Opera, Serialism, Atonal music, 20th-century classical music
    • Albums: Anton Webern, Arnold Schoenberg, Alban Berg - Orchesterstuecke, Bluebeard's Castle, String Quartets
    • Nationality: Austria
  • André Jolivet (pronounced [ɑ̃.dʁe ʒɛ], 8 August 1905 – 20 December 1974) was a French composer. Known for his devotion to French culture and musical thought, Jolivet drew on his interest in acoustics and atonality, as well as both ancient and modern musical influences, particularly on instruments used in ancient times. He composed in a wide variety of forms for many different types of ensembles....  more
    • Genres (Music): Opera, Ballet, Incidental music, Art song, Chamber music
    • Albums: Les Enregistrements Errato - André Jolivet
    • Nationality: France
  • Photo: Metaweb (FB) / Public domain
    Anton Friedrich Wilhelm von Webern (German: [ˈantɔn ˈveːbɐn] (listen); 3 December 1883 – 15 September 1945) was an Austrian composer and conductor. Along with his mentor Arnold Schoenberg and his colleague Alban Berg, Webern was in the core of those in the circle of the Second Viennese School, including Ernst Krenek and Theodor W. Adorno. As an exponent of atonality and twelve-tone technique, Webern exerted influence on contemporaries Luigi Dallapiccola, Křenek, and even Schoenberg himself. As a tutor, Webern guided and variously influenced Arnold Elston, Frederick Dorian (Friederich Deutsch), Matty Niël, Fré Focke, Karl Amadeus Hartmann, Philipp Herschkowitz, René Leibowitz, Humphrey...  more
    • Genres (Music): Serialism, Atonal music, 20th-century classical music
    • Albums: Anton Webern, Arnold Schoenberg, Alban Berg - Orchesterstuecke, Boulez Conducts Webern, Symphony
    • Nationality: Austria
  • Arnold Schoenberg or Schönberg (, US also ; German: [ˈʃøːnbɛɐ̯k] (listen); 13 September 1874 – 13 July 1951) was an Austrian, and later American, composer, music theorist, teacher, writer, and painter. He is widely considered one of the most important and influential composers of the 20th century. He was associated with the expressionist movement in German poetry and art, and leader of the Second Viennese School. With the rise of the Nazi Party, Schoenberg's works were labeled degenerate music, because they were modernist and atonal. He emigrated to the United States in 1933. Schoenberg's approach, both in terms of harmony and development, has been one of the most influential of...  more
    • Genres (Music): Art song, Chamber music, Classical music, Serialism, Atonal music
    • Albums: Anton Webern, Arnold Schoenberg, Alban Berg - Orchesterstuecke, Pelleas / Variations / Concertos (Chicago Symphony Orchestra feat. conductor: Pierre Boulez, violin: Pierre Amoyal)
    • Nationality: Austria, United States of America