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About the StoryIn 1935, 1945 and 1951, a tight-knit trio of weird, controversial composers all died spectacular deaths. The first died of blood poisoning, after a botched DIY surgery. The second was caught in the crossfire of a military sting in Ally-occupied Austria. And the third — the eldest of the three — died on exactly the day that an old soothsayer had predicted, years prior.
Arnold Schoenberg, Anton Webern and Alban Berg — collectively known as the Second Viennese School — may have been the three defining musicians of their time. CBC Music's interactive feature, Death and Dissonance, tells the story of how the early 20th century killed them all.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful:An interactive nonfiction canon?, September 23, 2015
by george (Seattle)Take the time to at least start each composer's story, since the author changes approach and to a certain extent the affordances with each one (there's an especially nice interactive bit in Schoenberg). Overall I enjoyed the journalistic style though I felt Berg's part was too clever for its own good.
It looked great on mobile (Android Chrome) as well. Let's hear it for Twine nonfiction!
I originally rated this a 3 but considering the sum of its parts I think the 4 is well deserved.
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