Wolfgang Amadè Mozart : essays on his life and his music (Book, 1996) [WorldCat.org]
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Wolfgang Amadè Mozart : essays on his life and his music

Wolfgang Amadè Mozart : essays on his life and his music

Author: Stanley Sadie
Publisher: Oxford : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
This volume is a collection based on the Royal Musical Association's Mozart Conference, held at London's South Bank in August 1991. That conference, the largest and most international ever held by the Association, attracted an international group of speakers, and was open to the general public. The 26 papers included here have been substantially revised and extended for publication. They provide a wide panorama of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Congress
Conference papers and proceedings
Actes de congrès
Named Person: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Material Type: Biography, Conference publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Stanley Sadie
ISBN: 0198164432 9780198164432
OCLC Number: 31901524
Notes: Based on the Royal Musical Association Mozart Bicentenary Conference, held in London, August 1991--Pref.
Credits: Based on the Royal Musical Association's Mozart Bicentenary Conference held in 1991.
Description: xvi, 512 pages : illustrations, music, facsimiles ; 26 cm
Contents: 1. Court, government and society in Mozart's Vienna / Derek Beales --
2. Mozart's personality and creativity / Andrew Steptoe --
3. Some chronological problems in Mozart: the contribution of ink-studies / John Arthur --
4. Sketches during the process of composition: studies of K.504 and K.414 / Laszlo Somfai --
5. Mozart's reception in Vienna, 1787-1791 / Dexter Edge --
6. Prospects for a theory-based analysis of the instrumental music / Kofi Agawu --
7. 'To serve the private pleasure': expression and form in the string quartets / Wye J. Allanbrook --
8. An interpretation of musical dreams: towards a theory of the Mozart piano concerto cadenza / William Drabkin --
9. The Salzburg symphonies: a biographical interpretation / Cliff Eisen --
10. Learned style and the rhetoric of the sublime in the 'Jupiter' Symphony / Elaine R. Sisman --
11. Mozart, Da Ponte and the ensemble: methods in progress? / Tim Carter.
Responsibility: edited by Stanley Sadie.
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Written by the leading Mozart scholars of the 1990s, this volume embodies the latest thinking about Mozart: the times he lived in, the ways he composed, and the hidden meanings of his music.  Read more...


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this volume of 25 essays offers a wide panorama of contemporary Mozart scholarship * Opera * ...substantial contribution to Mozart scholarship...a selection of essays based on papers given at a Read more...

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