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Mozart and His Circle

A Biographical Dictionary
  • 254 Pages
  • 1.53 MB
  • English
Yale University Press
Composers & Musicians - Classical Composers, Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, Music / General, Music Of The 18th Century, Biography / Autobiography, 1756-1791, Biography, Dictionaries, Friends and associates, Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus,, Refe
The Physical Object
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Open LibraryOL10318203M
ISBN 100300059000
ISBN 139780300059007

The book also includes a detailed chronology of Mozart's life, brief historical notes on each of his operas (including lists of the original casts), useful information on Viennese theaters in Mozart's time and the Masonic lodges with which he was associated, and a twelve-page photo gallery.

If Mozart left his masterpiece The Magic Flute to posterity in is also, in part, thanks to his long friendship with the freemason Grand Master of Vienna Masonic Lodges von Gemmingen, an important minor German writer, linked to the circle of the great Klopstock, and an avid promoter of great theatre (Rousseau, Shakespeare and others) and of.

Mozart and His Circle: A Biographical Dictionary Hardcover – Janu by Peter Cle IV (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating. See all 4 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used Mozart and His Circle book 5/5(1).

Get this from a library. Mozart and his circle: a biographical dictionary. [H P Clive] -- This book consists of several hundred biographical entries on Mozart's circle, which included not only sovereigns, princes, and members of the nobility but also theater directors, librettists.


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Publication date Publisher MACMILLAN AND CO., LIMITED Collection universallibrary Contributor Universal Digital Library Language plus-circle Add Review. comment. Reviews There are no reviews yet. Be the first one to write a review. 21, Views. Mozart and His Operas Hardcover – April 1, It's less a canon and more like a Magic Circle, mysteriously interlinked with one another, evergreen, barely anchored to the here and now, and with more circuitry to their name than any by: 9.

Mozart was born in Salzburg, the capital of a small, essentially sovereign state called the Archbishopric of Salzburg. Thus in one sense Mozart's nationality could be said to be "Salzburgian", though English-language biographers do not generally use this term to designate his nationality.

The Holy Roman Empire. The Archbishopric of Salzburg was but one of more. 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.

Maria Wilhelmine von Thun und Hohenstein, born Uhlfeldt (Vienna 13 June – Vienna 18 May ) was a Viennese is remembered as the sponsor of a musically and Mozart and His Circle book outstanding salon and for her patronage of.

remove-circle Share or Embed This Item. It offers a beautifully written and absorbing narrative of Mozart's life, from his birth in and childhood in Salzburg to the extraordinary decade of acclaimed performances in the capitals of Europe, where he was honored by royal families and adoring audiences, to his emergence as a prolific young Pages: Whether in his rabidly obscene mode or not, Mozart was always hilarious.

He went at every piece of his life, and perhaps most notably his social life, with tremendous gusto. His circle of friends and patrons was wide, encompassing anyone who appealed to his boundless appetites for music and all things pleasurable and : Jan Swafford.

Mozart and His Circle: A Biographical Dictionary by Peter Clive and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at 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.

The Beneficent Dervish was composed by several players from Mozart’s circle and based on librettos from the same book as The Magic Flute—Dschinnistan, by Christoph Martin Wieland, a writer of Author: Adam Baer.

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (27 January – 5 December ), baptised as Johannes Chrysostomus Wolfgangus Theophilus Mozart, was a prolific and influential composer of the Classical period. Born in Salzburg, Mozart showed prodigious ability from his earliest y competent on keyboard and violin, he composed from the age of five and.

His circle of friends and patrons was wide, encompassing anyone who appealed to his boundless appetites for music and all things pleasurable and fun. Mozart was known to be an inexplicable force of nature who could rise from a luminous improvisation at the keyboard to a leap over the furniture.

This book Nancy Storace, muse de Mozart et de Haydn is the first product of a long and not easy documentary and archival research, lasted various years. The author of the book is entirely dedicated (and with great passion) to the world of opera (with important periods of activity for the Bibliothèque Nationale de France and the Centre Historique des Archives Nationales.

Much of this book reads like an iPod playlist: Johnson tells us what his favorite piano sonatas are, which violin sonatas “show Mozart at. Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg.

Mozart: The story of a little boy and his sister who gave concerts by Tapper. Read the full-text online edition of Mozart, His Character, His Work (). Home» Browse» Books» Book details, Mozart, His Character, lasting many years, on the Third Edition () of Köchel's Chronological-Thematic Catalogue—the book that has given Mozart's works the numbers by which they are customarily identified.

In the. "Haupt's book entertainingly entwines two tales: what is both known and surmised about the life of Mozart and his pet starling, and the actual facts-of-life about living with such a creature. Both tales are engaging, and a naive reader will learn quite a bit, whether Haupt is discussing musical history, avian behavior, or the sometimes 3/5(2).

While being a big fan of Mozart's music, he is the only classical musician whose music I identify with. This was a very good book about Mozart from childhood thru his life. His demanding father, who felt resentful of his son's success, held Mozart on an emotional leash throughout his life, leading to much unhappiness and emotional distress for /5.

pages, Mozart and his circle a biographical dictionary, Peter Clive, Music, Music; Mozart ; pages; Julian Rushton Professor of Music University of Leeds (Emeritus); Jan 5, ; Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart is one of the great icons of Western music.

An amazing prodigy--he toured the capitals of Europe while still a child, astonishing File Size: 96KB. Mozart: A Life is based on an unsurpassed knowledge of the documentary sources, including numerous documents that have not previously appeared in any biography of the composer.

It offers a beautifully written and absorbing narrative of Mozart's life, from his birth in and childhood in Salzburg to the extraordinary decade of acclaimed performances in the capitals of 5/5(1).

An ideal introduction to understanding the famous composer. A British broadcaster and renowned Beethoven expert, Suchet (The Last Waltz: The Strauss Dynasty and Vienna,etc.) is a terrific guide for general readers to delve into the life, art, and times of the great ’s like attending a lively, entertaining, and informative lecture, with a slide show of Author: John Suchet.

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MOZART\'S LETTERS. EDITED AND INTRODUCED BY ERIC BLOM. SELECTED FROM THE LETTERS OF MOZART AND HIS FAMILY, TRANSLATED AND ANNOTATED BY EMILY ANDERSON by Edited By Eric Bloom and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at This book is accompanied by Web Resources that include original recordings performed by the author and other musicians, as well as video analyses that invite the reader to experience the interplay in time, as if from within the ensemble.

Praise for Mozart’s Music of Friends “Klorman’s love of his subject is truly infectious. 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.

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His operas too cast a long shadow over those staged in their wake.2/5(2). Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (mōt´särt, Ger. vôlf´gäng ämädā´ŏŏs mō´tsärt), –91, Austrian composer, rg. Mozart represents one of the great peaks in the history of music. His works, written in almost every conceivable genre, combine luminous beauty of sound with classical grace and technical perfection.

Discover Mozart's Skull: University Mozarteum in Salzburg, Austria: Mozart's skull may be held in this collection, but definitive proof continues to elude scientists.

The ‘Black Mozart’ Was So Much More “It is no accident—and tells us a lot—that Mozart copied note-for-note from a Bologne violin concerto into one of .The Sister Circle Handbook: Balancing the Joy of Friendship with Your God-GIven Gifts () This book is an impressive fiction story.

It’s genuinely captivating to read the stories of Mozart told from his sister’s point of view. The entire narrative is a bit of a drag, probably to emphasize the olden days of the “Queen’s English.”.The Mozart Question Michael Morpurgo, Author, Michael Foreman, Illustrator, illus.

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