Meaning of Pierrot Lunaire*

Pier•rot Lu•naire

Pronunciation: (pē"u-rō' l-nâr' Fr. pye-rō ly-ner'), [key]
  1. a cycle of 21 songs (1912) for voice and instruments, by Arnold Schönberg, written in Sprechgesang style and set to poems of Albert Giraud in German translation.
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