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Friede auf Erden adapted for Brass Ensemble by Jeff Luke 

My father, American composer Ray Luke instilled in me a love of the music of Arnold Schoenberg at an early age. Along with many of my musical colleagues around the world, I was sidelined during the pandemic of 2020, and while looking for a special piece to arrange, the title Friede auf Erden (Peace on Earth), stood out to me. The perfect harmony Schoenberg writes, in my opinion, is meant to symbolize the hope for universal harmony in mankind. In this adaption, for brass ensemble, I believe Schoenberg’s original idea remains intact.


Jeff Luke is a trumpet player and arranger. He currently resides in Salt Lake City, where he has been Associate Principal Trumpet of the Utah Symphony since 2003.



Friede auf Erden arranged for 4 Trumpets in C, 4 Horns in F, 2 Trombones, 1 Bass Trombone

Bel 1096 Score and parts $150.00





Arnold Schönberg & Jung-Wien
Therese Muxeneder

Included city map:
Arnold Schönberg in Vienna
Half linen, 300 pages
German/English, 68 illustrations
Vienna 2018
ISBN 978-3-902012-22-7


Generally speaking, the avant-garde movement known as Jung-Wien can be considered the collective nucleus of Viennese modernism, as the realms of the nerves, psyche, self, and dream were defined as their keywords in the literature. The Jung-Wien music, literature, architecture, and art scene is being examined initially from the perspective of the composer Arnold Schönberg.


1. Jung-Wien musicians and tone poets
The Jung-Wien tone poets | Richard Specht

2. Jung-Wien round table
Arnold Schönberg | Arthur Kahane

3. A “literary coffeehouse brawl”
A literary nocturne | Hans Liebstöckl

4. Jung-Wien theater and concerts
“Jung-Wiener Theater” | Felix Salten

5. A “metropolis of anti-Semitism”
We young Austrian-Jewish artists | Arnold Schönberg

6. Arnold Schönberg & Karl Kraus
Notes on Karl Kraus | Arnold Schönberg

7. Arnold Schönberg & Adolf Loos
On Adolf Loos | Arnold Schönberg
That is Arnold Schönberg! | Adolf Loos

8. Arnold Schönberg & Hermann Bahr
Young Austria | Hermann Bahr

9. A “Jung-Wiener” invents himself
New land, beyond every chalk mark | Paul Stefan
With Arnold Schönberg | Paul Wilhelm

Current exhibition at the Arnold Schoenberg Center in Vienna

The facsimile edition – prepared 110 years after the work was composed – unites two autograph music manuscripts of the choral work that displays “the most artful polyphony, most wonderful tonal effect, and sublimest expression” (Anton Webern).

Peace on Earth, op. 13 by Arnold Schönberg is part of the traditional choral music repertoire. The text of this a-cappella chorus, composed in 1907 for a competition organized by the Steiermärkischer Musikverein, was taken from a Christmas poem written by Conrad Ferdinand Meyer.

The poem begins with the promising message of peace from the Christian Christmas story, and then depicts the history of the world after Christ’s birth as a time of war in which the belief in justice and peace had been retained, however; a peace that promises to become reality for future generations.

Arnold Schönberg: Peace on Earth, op. 13
Edited by Therese Muxeneder (Arnold Schönberg Center, Wien)
Soft cover, 27,2 x 35,5 cm, 52 pages, 22 tables, Text (german/english)
Vienna 2017 | ISBN 978-3-902012-20-3 | Bel-1013F $46.00

The virtual topography of the places where Schönberg lived and worked, available in the new permanent exhibition, is now also accessible online.

A work of epochal significance for artistic efforts to confront the Holocaust – now for the first time in a facsimile edition.

Pierrot lunaire DVD


Film+ co. has released a live recording of Arnold Schönberg’s “Pierrot lunaire,” performed by Mitsuko Uchida, Barbara Sukowa and an international ensemble.

Arnold Schoenberg Educational Visions 2014


Wednesday Aug 27, Thursday Aug. 28 and Friday Aug. 29, 2014

Arnold Schoenberg Center, Vienna

Schoenberg House, Moedling


A Comprehensive Three Day Workshop for Educators.

Schönberg Estate is World Heritage The estate of the Austrian composer Arnold Schönberg (1874–1951) has been inscribed on the UNESCO “Memory of the World” Register.

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