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Mozart : His Life And Works

Author: Julian Rushton
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006.
Series: Master musicians series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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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: Biographies
Chronologies
Chronology
Biography
Named Person: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Julian Rushton
ISBN: 0195182642 : HRD 9780195182644 : HRD
OCLC Number: 566664874
Description: xi, 306 pages : [8] pages of plates : illustrations, portraits, music ; 25 cm.
Contents: Salzburg and the grand tour : 1756-69 --
Works by an "almost supernatural talent" --
Italy : 1769-73 --
Opera seria : "fitting the clothes to the figure" --
Salzburg : 1774-7 --
Sacred music : "I have thoroughly acquainted myself with that style since myyouth" --
Mannheim and Paris : 1777-9 --
The "classical style" : Mozart and the keyboard --
Salzburg and Munich : 1779-81 --
Orchestral music : "the glorious effect of a symphony with flutes, oboes, and clarinets" --
Vienna : 1781-5 --
Singspiel : "musicmust never offend the ear" --
Piano concertos and chamber music in "the land of the clavier" --
Vienna and Prague : 1786-8 --
Chamber music : "the greatest composer known to me" --
Opera buffa : "most important is that it must be really comic" --
The last years : 1788-91 --
The last works : "a rich possession, but even fairer hopes" --
"--de morte transire ad vitam."
Series Title: Master musicians series.
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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