6 Little Piano Pieces

Arnold Schoenberg

6 Little Piano Pieces

Op. 19

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At the time Schoenberg abandoned tonality -- in the Songs, Op. 14, and the first two of the Three Piano Pieces, Op. 11 -- he found that further progress along the path of pure "expression" would lead him to a renunciation of motivic procedures as well. This left him with a choice: either construct music consisting of i...