Mozart, the Golden Years, 1781-1791

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Robbins Landon, one of America's most eminent musicologists, examines the last decade of Mozart's life. This musician, who may have suffered from manic depression, used this condition to compose his most emotionally satisfying and artistically brilliant works. Illustrated.

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Noted musicologist Landon builds on his earlier study, 1791: Mozart's Last Year (Macmillan, 1988), enlarging his scope to include Mozart's extremely productive last ten years. Whereas Volkmar ... Read full review


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About the author (1989)

H. C. Robbins Landon's many books include "The Mozart Essays, Mozart and Vienna", and "1791: Mozart's Last Year". He is also the author of the definitive five-volume "Haydn: Chronicle and Works".

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