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Mozart

Author: Julian Rushton
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006.
Series: The master musicians
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart is one of the great icons of Western music. Part of the "Master Musicians" series, this biography of the musical genius offers a portrait of the composer, ranging from Mozart  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Julian Rushton
ISBN: 0199726914 9780199726912 9780195182644 0195182642
OCLC Number: 761543014
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 306 p., [8] p. of plates. :) ill., ports., music.
Contents: Salzburg and the grand tour : 1756-1769 --
Works by an "almost supernatural talent" --
Italy and Salzburg : 1769-1773 --
Opera seria : "fitting the clothes to the figure" --
Salzburg : 1773-1777 --
Sacred music : "I have thoroughly acquainted myself with that style since my youth" --
Mannheim and Paris : 1777-1779 --
The "classical style" : Mozart and the keyboard --
Salzburg and Munich : 1779-1781 --
Orchestral music : "the glorious effect of a symphony with flutes, oboes, and clarinets" --
Vienna : 1781-1785 --
Singspiel : "music must never offend the ear" --
"Land of the clavier": piano concertos and piano chamber music --
Vienna and Prague : 1785-1788 --
Chamber music : "the greatest composer I know" --
Opera buffa : "most important is that it must be really comic" --
The last years : 1788-1791 --
The last works : "a rich possession, but even fairer hopes" --
Aftermath: " --
de morte transire ad vitam.
Series Title: The master musicians
Responsibility: Julian Rushton.

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...the general reader will be splendidly served by this superb introduction to the life and works, and the expert will have much to contemplate. * David Grayson, Music and Letters, Vol. 88, No. 2 * Read more...

 
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