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Mozart at the gateway to his fortune : serving the Emperor, 1788-1791 / Christoph Wolff.

Author/creator Wolff, Christoph
Format Book and Print
Edition1st ed.
Publication InfoNew York : W. W. Norton & Co., ©2012.
Descriptionxv, 244 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents Imperial appointments: Mozart and Salieri -- Explorations outside of Vienna -- Grand ambitions: expanding compositional horizons -- "Vera opera" and The Magic Flute -- "The higher pathetic style of church music" and the requiem -- "Composed just not yet written" -- music never to be heard.
Abstract Describes the composer's life after entering into the service of Emperor Joseph II of Austria, discussing the influence of imperial style on his major compositions from this time as well as unfamiliar, incomplete works.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
LCCN 2012002027
ISBN9780393050707 (hardcover)
ISBN039305070X (hardcover)
Standard identifier# 40020875671

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Music Music Stacks ML410.M9 W632 2012 ✔ Available Place Hold

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