Can you sing what you hear?
What is the musical story?
Schoenberg wanted to find a new way of making decisions about how to create tunes. After Wagner had shown how to make musical phrases extremely long, it was as if Schoenberg thought why not try and change other things too? Because his music sounds unusual, you might need to listen to it a few times before you can hear some of Schoenberg’s musical decisions.
Is there anything in common between Stravinsky and Schoenberg?
How does Schoenberg make a kind of musical structure?