Mozart: His Life & Music

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Sourcebooks MediaFusion, 2006 - Biography & Autobiography - 208 pages
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.

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User 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

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User 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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About the author (2006)

Jeremy Siepmann is an internationally acclaimed writer, musician, teacher and broadcaster, and the editor of Piano magazine. He has contributed articles, reviews and interviews to numerous journals and reference works, including The New Statesman, The Musical Times, Gramophone, BBC Music Magazine and The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians. His previous books include a widely praised biography of Chopin, two volumes on the history and literature of the piano, and biographies of Brahms and Beethoven.

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