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Experiencing Mozart : a listener's companion

Author: David P Schroeder
Publisher: Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, 2015. ©2013
Series: The Listener's companion
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First Rowman & Littlefield paperback editionView all editions and formats
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In Experiencing Mozart: A Listener's Companion, music historian David Schroeder illustrates through the great composer's music how the issues he cared about so deeply in his time remain as pressing  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David P Schroeder
ISBN: 9781442249196 1442249196 9780810884281 0810884283
OCLC Number: 946701673
Description: xix, 215 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Marching bands, church music, and escape from Salzburg --
The shadow of Haydn : symphonies --
The friendship with Haydn : chamber music --
In the realm of Joseph II : The Abduction from the Seraglio --
Virtuoso performer : concertos --
Salons : solo keyboard works --
Revolutionary thoughts about women and power : Figaro and Così --
Carnival versus Lent : Don Giovanni --
A fellow prankster and a strange commission : The Magic Flute and Requiem --
Coda : From then until now.
Series Title: The Listener's companion
Responsibility: David Schroeder.

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Striking just the right note between scholarly and simplified, Schroeder conducts the reader through an engaging discussion of one of the most popular composers of all time. Symphonies, concertos, Read more...

 
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