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Mozart companion

H. C. Robbins Landon

Mozart companion

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Published by W.W. Norton in New York .
Written in English

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

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Gerald Abraham [and others] Edited by H.C. Robbins Landon & Donald Mitchell.
    SeriesThe Norton library
    ContributionsAbraham, Gerald, 1904-, Mitchell, Donald, 1925-
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 397 p.
    Number of Pages397
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14543847M


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As you would expect from a Cambridge Companion, this is a scholarly but very readable guide to Mozart's music. It serves a purpose for the die hard enthusiast as well as the more casual listener.

The book contains numerous essays on the composition, performance and reception of his towering by: J. Raymond Tobin Mozart and the sonata form: a companion book to any edition of Mozart's piano sonatas ; including an analysis of the form of each movement, with notes upon treatment & tonality Paperback – January 1, /5(1).

The Companion includes a synopsis and commentary on each work, as well as background information on the three main genres in which Mozart wrote: opera seria, opera buffa, and Singspiel. An essay on the “anatomy” of a Mozart opera points out the musical conventions with which the composer worked and suggests nontechnical ways to think about his musical Cited by: 6.

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The versatility of Mozart the Wunderkind was so disconcerting that it would have been impossible during his early years as a performer to predict how his future career would develop. Besides composing, he played not only the harpsichord and the clavichord, but also the organ and the violin; he also sang in public.

A Companion to Mozart's Piano Concertos (Clarendon Paperbacks) 2nd Edition by Arthur Hutchings (Author)Cited by: 9. "The Cambridge Companion to Mozart paints a rounded yet focussed picture of one of the most revered artists of all time. 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 prior knowledge of the.

The Cambridge Companion to Mozart book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Bridging the gap between scholarly and popular images of /5. The Cambridge Companion to Mozart - edited by Simon P. Keefe May Email your librarian or administrator to recommend adding this book to your organisation's collection.

The Cambridge Companion to Mozart. Edited by Simon P. Keefe; Online ISBN:   A standard work in Mozartology. Landon is one of the best and well known Mozart-scholars of all Mozart companion book and his book offers a near complete picture of the composer.

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The late Dr. Alfred Einstein, to whom this book is gratefully dedicated, came wonderfully near catching Mozart's essential spirit in a very compressed space; yet much detail was inevitably lacking, particularly in his discussion of the music, and perhaps not every facet of Mozart's personality was revealed.

The book complements a detailed review of the symphony's history with focused analytical essays from leading scholars on the symphonic music of both mainstream composers, including Haydn, Mozart and Beethoven and lesser-known figures, including Carter.

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The Companion includes a synopsis and commentary on each work, as well as background information on the three main genres in which.

He is the author of Mozart's Piano Concerto's: Dramatic Dialogue in the Age of Enlightenment () and editor of The Cambridge Companion to Mozart (). He has recently published articles on Mozart and on eighteenth-century aesthetic and stylistic topics in Acta Musicologica, The Journal of Musicology, Music and Letters, The Music Quarterly /5(2).

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xv, pages: illustrations, portraits ; 20 cm. Contents: Mozart portraits / Otto Erich Deutsch --Mozart's style and influence / Friedrich Blume --The keyboard music / Arthur Hutchings --The serenades for wind band / Donald Mitchell --The chamber music / Hans Keller --The smaller orchestral works /.

A Companion to Mozart's Piano Concertos book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Now regarded by many in the music world as a class /5(4). "The Cambridge Companion to Mozart creates a multifaceted portrait of the composer's career and music that certainly will prove stimulating to students, scholars, and general music lovers.

Editor Keefe should be applauded for assembling such a well-rounded collection of essays." NOTES. From the PublisherPrice: $ Mozart and the sonata form; a companion book to any edition of Mozart's piano sonatas - including an analysis of the form of each movement, with notes upon treatment & tonality, Author: J Raymond Tobin.

This Companion offers a concise and authoritative survey of the string quartet by eleven chamber music specialists. Its fifteen carefully structured chapters provide coverage of a stimulating range of perspectives previously unavailable in one volume. It focuses on four main areas: the social and musical background to the quartet's development; the most celebrated 5/5(1).

This guide to the orchestra and orchestral life is unique in its breadth of coverage. It combinesorchestral history and repertory with a practical bias offering critical thought about the past, present and future of the orchestra.

Including topics such as the art of orchestration, scorereading, conducting, international orchestras, recording, as well as consideration of what 5/5(1). texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK (US) Genealogy Lincoln Collection.

National Emergency The Mozart companion by Landon, H. Robbins (Howard Chandler Robbins),editor. Publication date Topics Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, PublisherPages: Title The Mozart companion / by Gerald Abraham [et al.] ; edited by H.C. Robbins Landon and Donald Mitchell. Format Book Published.

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.

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A bird lover discovers the joys of living with a starling. One day, glimpsing a gathering of starlings outside her window, bird-watcher and naturalist Haupt (The Urban Bestiary: Encountering the Everyday Wild,etc.) happened to recall that Mozart kept a pet starling, a choice that seemed to her ngs, she reveals, are among the most “reviled” Author: Lyanda Lynn Haupt.

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This Companion, first published inprovides a comprehensive view of Beethoven and his work. The first part of the book presents the composer as a private individual, as a professional, and at the work-place, discussing biographical problems, Beethoven's professional activities when not composing and his methods as a composer.

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The Cambridge Companion to Mozart. By Simon P. Keefe. No cover image. 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 Simon P.

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Mary Hunter has written extensively about the operas of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Her latest book, Mozart’s Operas: A Companion, is a stunning : Robert Follet. Presenting a fresh interpretation of Mozart's Requiem, Simon P.

Keefe redresses a longstanding scholarly imbalance whereby narrow consideration of the text of this famously incomplete work has taken precedence over consideration of context in the widest sense. Keefe details the reception of the Requiem legend in general writings, fiction, theatre and film, as well.

Howard Chandler Robbins Landon (March 6, – Novem ) was an American musicologist, journalist, historian and broadcaster, best known for his work in rediscovering the huge body of neglected music by Haydn and in correcting misunderstandings about Mozart.

The son of a musician, Landon became enthusiastic about Haydn's compositions in high school. By H. Robbins Landon, editor,Published on 01/01/ Recommended Citation. Robbins Landon, H. C., editor,"The Mozart Companion" ().Cited by: Piano Sonatas by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; Piano Sonata No.1 in C major, K/d; Piano Sonata No.2 in F major, K/e; Piano Sonata No.3 in B-flat major, K/fComposer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus.

He is the author of Mozart’s Piano Concertos: Dramatic Dialogue in the Age of Enlightenment () and of numerous articles on late eighteenth-century topics and is editor of The Cambridge Companion to Mozart (). Stephan D. Lindeman is Associate Professor of Theory in the School of Music at Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah.Sensing a kindred spirit in the plucky young bird, Mozart bought him and took him home to be a family pet.

For three years, the starling lived with Mozart, influencing his work and serving as his companion, distraction, consolation, and muse. Two centuries later, starlings are reviled by even the most compassionate conservationists.

The composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart had a pet starling. One of those big nasty pest birds everybody hates. But Mozart loved his starling, according to Lyanda Lynn Haupt, author of her newest book.