Schoenberg's " Nacht " from Pierrot Lunaire. Jeffrey L. Gillespie. Though While most of my analysis will focus on pitch structure, brief consideration will be given.
Pierrot lunaire, Op. 21, No. 8 “ Nacht ” More background In 1912 Schoenberg selected twenty-one of the poems to create a song cycle.
Dreimal sieben Gedichte aus Albert Girauds " Pierrot lunaire commonly known simply as Pierrot The melodrama is in atonal form, yet does not use Schoenberg's twelve-tone technique. Nacht (Passacaglia) (Night); Gebet an Pierrot (Prayer to Pierrot); Raub (Theft); Rote Messe (Red Mass); Galgenlied (Gallows Song).