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The life of Mozart

Holmes, Edward

The life of Mozart

including his correspondence

by Holmes, Edward

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Composers,
  • Biography

  • Edition Notes

    StatementEdward Holmes
    SeriesCambridge Library Collection
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML410.M9 H65 2009
    The Physical Object
    Pagination364 p. :
    Number of Pages364
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25563453M
    ISBN 101108007007
    ISBN 109781108007009
    OCLC/WorldCa624981144

    Wolfgang Mozart was one of the most prolific composers whose name is written in golden letters in the history of music. Read on and learn more about Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Profile, Childhood, Life, and Timeline. siblings: Anna Maria Mozart, Franz Xaver Wolfgang Mozart, Johann Thomas Leopold Mozart, Karl Thomas Mozart, Raimund Leopold Mozart. Published in as the first authentic narrative of the life of Mozart to appear in English, it was also the first biography after the composer's death in to be based upon his letters. Holmes explores Mozart's work from the perspective as a cultured mind of the era.

    COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle . Exceptional review of Mozart's life This is the most comprehensive account of Mozart, in terms of research and citation of correspondence regarding Mozart. This book is very enjoyable, and I may even listen to it again. If you are interested in Mozart, this .

    The Life of Mozart including his Correspondence. Edited with an Introduction and Additional Notes by Christopher Hogwood. NEAR FINE COPY IN PUBLISHER'S SLIP-CASE. Wolfgang Amadeus MOZART). Edward HOLMES. But every recording of every one of Mozart's pieces could not begin to provide the glimpse into Mozart's life that this book does. Contained herein are hundreds of Mozart's letters to those close to him, starting from when he was a boy traveling around Europe to a mere three months before his death in /5(37).


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This is a short, brief, to-the-point book about Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, which, for all its brevity, is probably the only book a general reader would want to /5(93). "Brilliant." (New York Times Book Review)"Clearly the Mozart biography for our time." (Robert L.

Marshall, Brandeis University)"I do not know a musician's biography as satisfying and as moving as this one." (Edward W. Said, New Yorker)"Maynard Solomon writes with the grace of a novelist, the insight of a philosopher, and the precision of a by: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (–91) was an Austrian composer.

Mozart composed music in several genres, including opera and symphony. His most famous compositions included the motet Exsultate, Jubilate, K (), the operas The Marriage of Figaro () and Don Giovanni (), and the Jupiter Symphony ().

In all, Mozart composed more. This book is about Mozart's life Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. A long time ago, in Salzburg, a child who was called Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was born.

He pla. Mozart: A Life is the well researched biography of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and was a finalist in for the Pulitzer in This narrative reads like a novel with Mozart's musical scores and notes throughout as we follow him through his early childhood in Salzburg to his acclaimed performances in the capitals of Europe as a child prodigy/5.

Mozart was a phenomenal genius, and this short book -- short just like Mozart's life -- gives a marvelous sense of that genius. For those who don't know much about Mozart's life, and don't know whether or not he was a founding member of the Dave Clark Five, this is the book for you/5.

The yearproved the most prolific in Mozart’s performance life. During one five-week period, he appeared in 22 concerts, including five he produced and The life of Mozart book as the :   1. Another book in English on Mozart might not seem to be a pressing need just now after the extravagant outpouring of the th anniversary of his birth last year, but we have waited a long time for this one.

When, eighty-eight years ago, Hermann Abert’s W.A. Mozart appeared, it was recognized as the most [ ]. Mozart: A Life is based on an unsurpassed knowledge of the documentary sources, including numerous documents that have not previously appeared in any biography of the composer.

It offers a beautifully written and absorbing narrative of Mozart's life, from his birth in and childhood in Salzburg to the extraordinary decade of acclaimed performances in the capitals of 5/5(1). Mozart - Minuet (from Leopold Mozart´s Note Book) - Duration: Piano Music 2, views. The Family: Hospital Visit from The Carol Burnett Show (full sketch).

As an eminent cultural historian of Europe since the Enlightenment and a native of German-speaking Europe himself, Gay is more than qualified to write a superior life story of Mozart and certainly rises to the occasion with a captivating style that made reading this book a a book that is only pages long, exclusive of endnotes 5/5(5).

A far more realistic Mozart of flesh and blood, where musical mastery was not a gift of the gods but the life's work of a man." Michael Walsh "This biography is a compelling read, like a good novel Every facet of Mozart's life is here You may even weep, as I did, as you read this affecting account of his last days." John Amis/5(6).

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (27 January –5 December ) was one of the most influential, popular and prolific composers of the classical period. He composed over works, including some of the most famous and loved pieces of symphonic, chamber, operatic, and choral music.

“Music is my life and my life is music. This book is about mozart's live Once upon a time, Mozart, the son of a musician called Leopold, was born in Salzburg in His father taught him to.

(Amadeus). Mozart: An Introduction to the Music, the Man, and the Myths explores in detail 20 of the composer's major works in the context of his tragically brief life and the - Biography & Autobiography - pages - Sep 1, - Mozart An Introduction to the Music, the Man, and the Myths - Roye E.

WatesFile Size: 96KB. The Life and Story of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Johannes Chrysostomus Wolfgangus Theophilus Mozart better known as just Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was baptised Janu in Salzburg on Getreidegasse street in the ninth house, which at the time was a part of the Holy Roman Empire but is now Austria.

He was born to Leopold and Anne Maria Pertl Mozart. This year marks the th anniversary of the birth of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, one of the most enduringly popular and celebrated composers to have ever lived. His substantial oeuvre contains works that are considered to be among the most exquisite pieces of symphonic, chamber, and choral music ever written.

His operas too cast a long shadow over those staged in their wake.2/5(2). If we tend to envision the short life of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart as primarily unhappy — ever at odds with his wife, impoverished and. On the same lines as For the Love of Music, Mozart’s Sister is a good option for older kiddos who want to learn more about Nannerl Mozart.

Young Mozart. We discovered Rachel Isadora’s Young Mozart through our local library and found it to be a lovely picture book about Mozart. Also a general overview of Mozart’s life, it’s full of interesting illustrations that help keep children.

Soon after, he was performing for kings and emperors. Although he died at the young age of thirty-five, Mozart left a legacy of more than works. This fascinating biography charts the musician's extraordinary career and personal life while painting a vivid cultural history of eighteenth-century Europe/5(11).

Melograni’s deft use of Mozart’s letters throughout confers authority and vitality to his recounting, and his expertise brings Mozart’s eighteenth-century milieu evocatively to life. Written with a gifted historian’s flair for narrative and unencumbered by specialized analyses of Mozart’s music, Melograni’s is the most vivid and.Life of Mozart.

New York: Da Capo Press, (OCoLC) Named Person: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Material Type: Biography: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Ludwig Nohl.

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