Mozart: His Life & Music
Sourcebooks MediaFusion and Naxos proudly present the life and works of Mozart, complete with two audio CDs and an exclusive website.
In this lively and accessible biography, Jeremy Siepmann reminds us of a remarkable natural talent who was, however, all too human. Read the text and listen to two CDs containing a carefully chosen cross-section of Mozart's music. Readers also gain access to an exclusive website that offers the musical works in full, the music of Mozart's father, a detailed timeline and more. This revolutionary biography utilizes traditional and new media to provide a uniquely rounded portrait of the composer himself.
Naxos is the world's leading classical music label and provider of classical music over the Internet at www.naxos.com.
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As suggested above, Mozart's greatest music is intrinsically dramatic. Almost
equally intrinsic are the absence of melodrama and the relative scarcity of "
theatrical" incident. The nature of the drama in Mozart (indeed in most music) is
Most composers of the Classical era wrote agreeable music for wind band. It was
Mozart alone, however, who lifted it into the realm of highest art. Music for Wind
Ensemble One of the many memorable features of old Austria was the ...
As in Mozart's operas, musical considerations often took precedence over word
settings, to the annoyance of the Archbishop, who favored precisely the opposite
emphasis. Colloredo's austerity alone accounts for the predominance in Mozart's
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - charlie68 - LibraryThing
A good concise book on the life and times of Mozart. It really gives good insight into the history and ethos of the age. The essay on child prodigies is also helpful. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Scarchin - LibraryThing
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 ... Read full review
The Prodigy Phenomenon
The Grand Tour
The Music of the Child
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