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Mozart; the man and his works

W. J. Turner

Mozart; the man and his works

by W. J. Turner

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Published by Methuen in [London] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, -- 1756-1791

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    Statement[by] W. J. Turner. This ed. has been rev. and edted by Christopher Raeburn.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 376 p.
    Number of Pages376
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14066578M
    LC Control Number01008234

    The legendary composer himself offers intriguing glimpses of his life and personality in these passages from letters to family and friends. In addition to firsthand insights into Mozart's thoughts on music, readers will find intimate reflections on religion, love, travel, friendship, and other matters. Extensive annotations provide background for each excerpt. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. His name is one of the most recognizable names in history and one of the most enduring of composers. At age 5, this “wunderkinder” took to the stage and began his life as a prolific and celebrated creator-genius of such luminous works the world has not known since.

    They settled on a fee, with which the messenger returned some days later, adding that his boss had considered the payment too low and would give Mozart more on receipt of the work. They also agreed that the man who commissioned the work was never to be known to Mozart. Mozart's achievements were truly phenomenal and this book does justice to the great man's exceptional combined intelligence with emotion,technical wizardry with unbridled composer knew all the orchestral instruments like he one could compose tunes or improvise them with the ease he compositions /5().

      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 . 2 days ago  Gustave Le Bon, the man and his works a presentation with introduction, first translations into English, and edited extracts This edition published in by Liberty Press in Indianapolis.


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His digressions on the worthlessness of Mendelssohn and the incompetence of his generation's singing talent (he laments the decline of the ethereal castrati) leave a sour taste/5. Buy Mozart - The Man and His Works By W J Turner.

Available in used condition with free delivery in the UK. ISBN. Genre/Form: Biographies Biography: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Turner, W.J. (Walter James), Mozart: the man and his works. Mozart: The Man Revealed [] – ★★★1/2 This curious, beautifully-illustrated book tells of Mozart’s life from childhood to his death at the age of Mozart knew of his musical genius and was comfortable among world royalties and celebrities since he was a child when his father started to show him and his sister off across Europe as part of a tour/5.

Few people these days would question Mozart's rating as the most popular of all classical composers. Yet there exists no substantial, up-to-date English-language study of the man and his works. In this new study of Mozart's early years, Stanley Sadie aims to fill this gap in the form of a traditional biography on a straightforward chronological basis.3/5(2).

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was born on 27 January to Leopold Mozart (–) and Anna Maria, née Pertl (–), at Getreidegasse 9 in Salzburg.

Salzburg was the capital of the Archbishopric of Salzburg, an ecclesiastic principality in the Holy Roman Empire (today in Austria).

He was the youngest of seven children, five of whom died in infancy. His elder sister was Maria Anna. Mozart and His Operas by David Cairns (pp, Penguin, £22) The Man Who Wrote Mozart: The Extraordinary Life of Lorenzo Da Ponte by Anthony Holden (pp, Weidenfeld, £) Mozart by Julian. The book Mozart the Man Revealed, was very sad I thought.

Mozart wrote such joyous music, and it is tragic that he was buried in an unmarked grave with a few other bodies.

It is a mark of his greatness that Salzburg, Vienna, and even St Gilgen really revere him now/5(). Mozart was able to revive much of his public notoriety with repeated performances of his works.

His financial situation began to improve as wealthy patrons in. 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 coronavirus.

Birth and parentage --The prodigy children --Mozart's development as a child --Salzburg and Vienna --First operas and other compositions --The first Italian tour --Salzburg and Italy --Four years at home --Father and son --The last grand tour begins --Mannheim --Paris --Munich and Salzburg --Manhood and marriage in Vienna --Brief and incomplete.

OCLC Number: Description: xii, pages, 8 unnumbered leaves of plates: illustrations, portraits, music, facsimiles ; 22 cm: Contents: Birth and parentage --The prodigy children --Mozart's development as a child --Salzburg and Vienna --First operas and other compositions --The first Italian tour --Salzburg and Italy --Four years at home --Father and son --The last grand tour begins.

Mozart: The man & his works, on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Mozart: The man & his worksFormat: Paperback. MOZART, THE MAN AND HIS WORK by TURNER, W.J. A readable copy. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text.

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Though we have made best efforts - the books may have occasional errors that do not impede the reading experience. We believe this work is culturally important and have elected to. Mozart, the Man and His Works (Book): Turner, W. By the way, the description of Mozart's work strongly focuses on the opera's, and the sometimes over-extensive (psycho)analysis of the libretti struck me as the only weak aspect of this book.

On the whole, however, this book is far more about the man and his world than about the will also look in vain for uncanny overtones in the.The first parts of the book, in which the author discusses Mozart the person and the key influences on his psychological development, are unfortunately hampered by some outdated notions (the book was written in the s).

Einstein is clearly operating under the influence of the "Great Man 4/5(8).Books shelved as mozart: Marrying Mozart by Stephanie Cowell, Mozart's Last Aria by Matt Rees, Mozart's Women: His Family, His Friends, His Music by Jane.