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W. A. Mozart / Hermann Abert ; translated by Stewart Spencer ; edited by Cliff Eisen.

Author/creator Abert, Hermann, 1871-1927
Other author/creatorSpencer, Stewart, translator.
Other author/creatorEisen, Cliff, 1952-
Format Book and Print
Publication InfoNew Haven [Conn.] ; London : Yale University Press, ©2007.
Descriptionxxvii, 1515 pages : illustrations, music ; 26 cm
Supplemental Content Table of contents only
Supplemental Content Contributor biographical information
Supplemental Content Publisher description
Uniform titleW. A. Mozart. English
Contents Childhood -- Travels of the childhood prodigy -- Works from the Grand Tour -- Studies in Salzburg -- First operas in Vienna -- Gesellschaftsmusik and church music in Salzburg -- First Italian journey -- Second and third Italian journeys -- Opera seria -- Early operas and the oratorio La Betulia liberata -- Church and instrumental works, 1769-1773 -- On the way to La finta giardiniera -- Opera buffa -- La finta giardiniera -- Mozart in Salzburg, 1775-1777 -- Munich and Augsburg -- Mannheim -- Arrival in Paris : tragédie lyrique -- Opéra comique -- The music dramas of Gluck -- Mozart in Paris -- Homecoming -- Service at the Salzburg court -- Sacred and instrumental works, 1779-1781 -- König Thamos and Zaide -- Idomeneo -- First steps in Vienna -- German singspiel -- Die Entführung aus dem Serail -- Engagement and marriage -- Mozart's personality -- Relations with Constanze, friends and colleagues, 1782-1786 -- Mozart and Freemasonry -- In the service of the aristocracy and society -- Plans for new operas -- Mozart's artistic creativity -- Profound changes in style : the influence of J.S. Bach, G.F. Handel and C.P.E. Bach -- Chamber and orchestral works between Die Entführung and Figaro -- The great keyboard concertos -- Choral works, lieder and arias -- Operatic fragments between Die Entführung and Figaro -- Le nozze di Figaro -- Between Figaro and Don Giovanni -- Mozart in Prague -- Don Giovanni -- The period of the three great symphonies -- Visit to north Germany -- Così fan tutte -- Increasing hardship and work -- Instrumental and vocal works of the final two years -- La clemenza di Tito -- Die Zauberflöte -- Illness and death -- The Requiem -- Beyond the grave.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references (p. [1389]-1453) and indexes.
LanguageTranslated from the German.
LCCN 2006023412
ISBN0300072236 (alk. paper)
ISBN9780300072235 (alk. paper)

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