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Illegal chord?

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An Illegal Chord? In 1899, the man who would one day become John Cage’s teacher wrote a string sextet called Verklärte Nacht (Transfigured Night). It was one of Arnold Schoenberg’s first major works, and it went on to become his most popular; but to the Viennese jury that considered it for performance, Verklärte Nacht proved…

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