Hermann Abert’s biography WA Mozart is finally available in English, says Stephen Pritchard. Massive, comprehensive biography of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; based on Otto Jahn’s work of the same title. 15x22x8cm, 2 vol., 2 Hermann Abert, W. A. Mozart, ed. Cliff Eisen, trans. Stewart Spencer (New Haven: Yale University Press, ). 05_Solomon_pp
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Yale University Press Amazon. Second and third Italian journeys. Don’t have an account? Next, the fascinating aspect is truly the relationship between Mozart and Leopold his father. Service at the Salzburg court. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Index of names and subjects.
Mozartplease sign up. Hermann Abert’s classic biography, first published in German more than eighty years ago and itself based on the definitive mid-nineteenth century study by Otto Jahn, remains the most informed and substantial biography of Mozart in any language.
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Fritzffy added it Aug 30, Ulysses Shi added it Jan 11, Marco Montalto rated it it was amazing Dec 22, In he was admitted to the Prussian Academy of Sciencesthe first music theorist to jozart granted this honour.
Jamieson Drummond added it Aug 23, While covering the music to some depth, I did not feel that it went too over my head in musical theory I don’t play any instruments and just barely understand the basics of musical notation but it did make me want to learn more and read about other composers both before Bach, Handelduring Haydn and after Mozart Beethoven, Schubert, Schumann, Brahms, Chopin But what makes it stand above all others is its forensic examination of Mozart’s personality and its relation to his music.
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Abert stayed on at Halle as a lecturer, becoming a senior lecturer or associate professor in and a full professor in Cliff Eisen and translator Stewart Spencer. Ron Mansfield rated it it was amazing Nov 04, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart reviews. Receive exclusive offers and updates from Oxford Academic. Lawrence added it Aug 09, Sign In or Create an Account. Increasing hardship and work.
To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Lucy marked it as to-read May 11, Mozart first published in —21 and translated into English for the first time in the volume under review is a monumental achievement—one of the most important biographies of any musician written at any time and in any language.
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Aebrt, it is incredibly long but so much happened in Mozart’s unfortunately short life and there was just so much music that I was able to get through it all in a few weeks. The doyen of those hfrmann, HC Robbins Landon, believes it is ‘incomprehensible’ that it had never been translated into English.
Abert was born in Stuttgartthe son of Johann Josef Abertthe Hofkapellmeister of that city. Transcriptions of Mozarts church music by Otto Jahn.
Hanny marked it as to-read Feb 08, Mozart by Hermann Abert. Rkq added it Jan 24, Instrumental and vocal works of the final two years. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.
This is something that the Einstein book on Mozart dives into head first but which is carefully dissected and explained by Abert. If you originally registered with a username please use that to sign in. Operatic fragments between Die Entfuhrung and Figaro. Daniel marked it as to-read Jan 23, Travels of the child prodigy.
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Too bad the darn thing is so heavy that nermann need a wheeled backpack simply to carry it around – they should have issued it in two volumes.
Plans for new operas.
Pushed relentlessly by his father, he rebelled and made terrible decisions and maintained bloodsucking friends and made a catastrophic marriage alluded to in my previous paragraph. Works from the Grand Tour. Citing articles via Google Scholar. There are works that persist hermajn the passage of time As for what I learned about Mozart: Robert Schertzer marked it as to-read Dec 03, I learned from this book that died unrecognized, heavily in debt, and since Constanze the allegedly frivolous and spendthrift wife wouldn’t spend the money on a coffin, he was buried aberh ceremony in a potter’s field.
Hermann Abert’s classic biography, first published in German more than eighty years ago and itself based on the definitive mid-nineteenth century study by Otto Jahn, remains the most informed and substantial biography of Mozart in any language.