Introduction to Arnold Schoenberg’s “Accompaniment to a cinematographic scene”

Danièle Huillet e Jean-Marie Straub

Original title: Einleitung zu Arnold Schoenbergs Begleitmusik zu einer Lichtspielscene

One of a series of short films on composers commissioned by West Germany's Süd-West-Funk television station. Through the recitation both of passages from Schoenberg’s letters to Kandinsky and Bertolt Brecht’s 1935 speech to the International Congress in Defense of Culture, Straub condemns  anti-Semitism, the war and the connection between capitalism and fascism.

  • Duration: 15
  • Production year: 1972
  • Country: Germany