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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 Tudor Publishing Co. in New York .
Written in English

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

  • The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 458 p.
    Number of Pages458
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17759679M
    OCLC/WorldCa16720508

    Another great job by Jeremy Siepmann! After giving up on another Mozart book (Holmes), I found this quite readable, enjoyable, and edifying. The combination of music CDs that are referenced throughout the book really enhanced the experience. I have a renewed appreciation of Mozart, the man and composer/5(16). 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.

    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. During the past few years, I have become increasingly interested in the music of Mozart, listening to numerous CDs of his works. I decided to find out more about the man himself, so I read "Mozart: A Life" by Maynard Solomon. I thoroughly enjoyed reading about Mozart in this well-written biography.

    of both his personal as well as his professional life. Melograni offers such a book. If like me, you are reading your first book on Mozart, this is an excellent introduction to the man and his I found most intriquing about Mozart was his transformation from child prodigy to a mature and musical genius in his adult years. His four operatic masterpieces are imperishable, and a few words about them are in place, particularly since Mozart has left numerous and interesting comments on "Die Entfuhrung aus dem Serail." This first German opera he composed with the confessed purpose of substituting a work designed for the "national lyric stage" for the conventional and.


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Mozart: The man and his works Paperback – Import, January 1, by Walter James Turner (Author) out of 5 stars 2 ratings. See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ — $ Paperback "Please retry" $Cited by: 3.

"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 to make perfectly clear, is Cited by: 3.

Mozart. The Man and his Works Hardcover – January 1, by W. J Turner (Author) out of 5 stars 2 ratings. See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

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Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ — $ Paperback "Please retry" — — $ Mass Market Paperback "Please retry" $ —/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.

Genre/Form: Biographies Biography: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Turner, W.J. (Walter James), Mozart: the man and his works. 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.

Buy Mozart - The Man and His Works By W J Turner. Available in used condition with free delivery in the UK. ISBN. 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.

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.

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).

This is a pre historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process.

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. 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 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. The dust jacket is missing. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Rating: % positive.

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().

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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, the man and his works. [W J Turner] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Create # Doubleday anchor books ;\/span> \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0 schema:name\/a> \" Mozart. Janu Add Comment Books, character, Download Mozart His Character His Work Galaxy Books, Ebook Mozart His Character His Work Galaxy Books, Free Ebook Mozart His Character His Work Galaxy Books, Free PDF Mozart His Character His Work Galaxy Books, galaxy, his, mozart, Mozart His Character His Work Galaxy Books, New White Prepac Large.

The book is nice in that it has Mozart's exact words in letters he wrote, and stuff like that, but I was a bit disappointed in his character. You get the idea he sat around all day with a white wig and a half smile as he wrote beautiful music, but he is more like a smart, crude teenager who got offended easily, and criticized everyone/5(15).

Mozart, the Man and His Works (Book): Turner, W. J.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. INFORMATION ABOUT THIS E-TEXT EDITION The following is the text of "Mozart: The Man and the Artist, as Revealed in his own Words," compiled and annotated by Friedrich Kerst and translated into english, and edited, with new introduction and additional notes, by Henry Edward Krehbiel.

Each page was cut out of the original book with an X-acto.