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Mozart"s operas

Mary Kathleen Hunter

Mozart"s operas

a companion

by Mary Kathleen Hunter

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Published by Yale University Press in New Haven, CT .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, -- 1756-1791,
  • Opera -- 18th century

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [227]-244) and index.

    StatementMary Hunter.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML410.M9 H895 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 268 p. :
    Number of Pages268
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23197054M
    ISBN 109780300118339
    LC Control Number2008934939


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Mozart specialists will recognize some of Heartz's best-known essays here; but six pieces are new for the collection, and others have been revised and updated with little-known documents on the. The book also places modern productions of the operas in historical context and explores how modern directors, producers, and conductors present Mozart’s works today.

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Mozart specialists will recognize some of Heartz's best-known essays here; but six pieces are new for the collection, and others have been revised and updated with little-known documents on the librettist's, composer's, and.

Mozart's operas Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item. "A Centennial book"--P. [v] Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and indexes Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Associated-names Bauman, Thomas, Pages: Mozart's collaborations with the librettist Lorenzo Da Ponte led to the composition of three of the great masterpieces of opera.

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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.

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was born on 27 January to Leopold Mozart (–) and Anna Maria, née Pertl (–), at Getreidegasse 9 in Salzburg. This was the capital of the Archbishopric of Salzburg, an ecclesiastic principality in what is now Austria, then part of the Holy Roman Empire.

He was the youngest of seven children, five of whom died in infancy. His elder. Along with "Aida," "La Boheme," and "Carmen," Mozart's masterpiece is one of the most often performed operas.

The work is so admired that when the. The Metropolitan Opera Book of Mozart Operas: Judyth Schaubhut Smith, David Stivender, Susan Webb: Books - (3). This book looks at Mozart's life and compositional development through the lens of his operas.

Cairns takes each opera and places it in the context of Mozart's life and relevant historical events. He then provides wonderful commentary and analysis on each work, concentrating on how Mozart uses musical means to support and shape the dramatic /5.

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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). The Cambridge Companion to Mozart paints a rounded yet focussed picture of one of the most revered artists of all time.

Bringing the most recent scholarship into the public arena, this volume bridges the gap between scholarly and popular images of the composer, enhancing the readers' appreciation of Mozart and his extraordinary output, regardless of their.

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Hoffmann’s encomium for Don Giovanni attests to a pre-eminence that has never declined. But in spite of an impregnable reputation, the “opera of all operas” is imperfect in conception, a miscarriage as drama, defective in important features.

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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (27 January – 5 December ) was a prolific and influential composer of the classical era. Born in Salzburg, Mozart showed prodigious ability from his earliest. 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.