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Mozart, the man & his works

W. J. Turner

Mozart, the man & his works

by W. J. Turner

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Published by Tudor Pub. Co. in New York .
Written in English

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

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby W. J. Turner.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination4 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22064935M

    This text explores in detail 20 of Mozart's major works in the context of his tragically brief life and the turbulent times in which he lived. The book offers extensive biographical and historical background along with guided study of compositions representing every genre of . Music Books; Mozart - The Man and His Works By W J Turner; Save 15% when your order 2 or more Old & Rare Books or Vinyl (Offer applied automatically at checkout) Old & Rare. Mozart - The Man and His Works by W J Turner. In Stock £ First Edition. pages. White and green pictorial dust jacket over green cloth.

    In his feverous state some say that Mozart believed the man who commissioned the work was Death himself, and that the Requiem he was writing was to be his own. In the end, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart never completed this Requiem. Speculation that Mozart had been murdered by a rival musician named Antonio Salieri has, over time, proven to be false.   The illustrated life-story of the world’s most beloved composer, bringing vividly to life the man himself, his influences, achievements, and the glittering milieu of the Habsburg empire in eighteenth-century : Pegasus Books.

      The Paperback of the Mozart: the man and the artist, as revealed in his own words by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or Due to COVID, orders may be : Johann Georg Leopold Mozart (Novem – ) was a German composer, conductor, music teacher, and violinist. Mozart is best known today as the father and teacher of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, and for his violin textbook Versuch einer gründlichen Violinschule. #N#Offertorium de Sanctissimo Sacramento.


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Mozart, the man & his works by W. J. Turner Download PDF EPUB FB2

"Mozart: His Life and Work" was first published in ; the University Paperbacks edition to which this review refers appeared inwhen Mozart's reputation had undergone a complete transformation culminating in the worldwide celebrations of his bicentenary in Turner's opinion, which he does not hesitate 5/5(2).

Mozart: The man & his works, Paperback – January 1, See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Paperback "Please retry" — — — Unknown Binding "Please retry" Format: Paperback. Mozart. The Man and his Works Hardcover – by W. J Turner (Author)/5(2).

Turner's book is a recommended companion to Mozart's work, but many of his views and stylistic excesses have not aged particularly well. 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.

"Mozart: His Life and Work" was first published in ; the University Paperbacks edition to which this review refers appeared inwhen Mozart's reputation had undergone a complete transformation culminating in the worldwide celebrations of his bicentenary in Cited by: 3. It is a book of quotations by Mozart, mostly concerning letters, to his family and friends but, also drawing on actual spoken words.

It is very interesting to me - I am an extreme quote fan. I have however, not located an actual biography of Mozart. Regardless, this /5(48). Genre/Form: Biographies Biography: Additional Physical Format: Online Mozart Turner, W.J. (Walter James), Mozart: the man and his works. COVID Resources.

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This curious, beautifully-illustrated book tells of Mozarts 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.

Written by one of the world's outstanding music historians and critics, the late Alfred Einstein, this classic study of Mozart's character and works brings to light many new facts about his relationship with his family, his susceptibility to ambitious women, and his associations with musical contemporaries, as well as offering a penetrating analysis of his operas, piano4/5.

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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. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (–) was a prolific composer and wrote in many genres.

Perhaps his best-admired work is in opera, the piano concerto, sonata, the symphony, the string quartet, and string also wrote many pieces for solo piano, other forms of chamber music, masses and other religious music, and numerous dances, divertimentos, and other.

Mozart: the man and the artist revealed in his own words: compiled and annotated by Friedrich Kerst ; translated into English, and edited, with additional notes, by Henry Edward Krehbiel. Mozart, The Man and the Artist as Revealed in His Own Words by Friedrich Kerst Translated by Henry Edward Krehbiel () Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.

His name is one of the most recognizable. Mozart's approach to composition. A surviving letter of Mozart's to his father Leopold (31 July ) indicates that he considered composition an active process—the product of his intellect, carried out under conscious control.

You know that I plunged myself into music, so to speak—that I think about it all day long—that I like experimenting—studying—reflecting. 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.

Get this from a library. Mozart: the man & his works. [W J Turner] -- Based almost entirely upon the correspondence of the Mozart family, some of which has never been translated before.

Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. Mozart: The Man and the Artist, as Revealed in His Own Words by Mozart - Free Ebook Project Gutenberg.

Mozart was able to revive much of his public notoriety with repeated performances of his works. His financial situation began to improve as wealthy Born:. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Turner, W.J. (Walter James), Mozart.

New York: Tudor, © (OCoLC) Named Person: Wolfgang Amadeus.Mozart, the Man and His Works (Book): Turner, W. J. Mozart was engaged as a musician at the Salzburg court, but grew restless and traveled in search of a better position.

While visiting Vienna inhe was dismissed from his Salzburg position.