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Title:
Mozart
Author:
Rushton, Julian.
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Publication Information:
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, [2006]

©2006
Physical Description:
xi, 306 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, portraits, music ; 25 cm.
Language:
English
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".
ISBN:
9780195182644
Format :
Book