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Mozart A Life by Maynard Solomon

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Published by Harper Perennial .
Written in English


  • Music Of The 18th Century,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Composers & Musicians - Classical Composers,
  • Individual Composer & Musician,
  • Biography & Autobiography / General,
  • General

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages656
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9238196M
ISBN 100060883448
ISBN 109780060883447

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Mozart: A Life is the well researched biography of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and was a finalist in for the Pulitzer in This narrative reads like a novel with Mozart's musical scores and notes throughout as we follow him through his early childhood in Salzburg to his acclaimed performances in the capitals of Europe as a child prodigy/5. Sep 01,  · Mozart: The Man Revealed [John Suchet] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The illustrated life-story of the world’s most beloved composer, bringing vividly to /5(20). my love of mozart began years ago when i travelled to austria and saw his childhood home. i have since read several books about the life of mozart, none of which detailed his life in such real terms. this author does a wonderful job depicting mozart's human flaws and oddities. if you are interested in mozart's life at all, this is a must read/5. First, the good. Mozart: A Life is pretty short, but packed with analysis of Mozart’s music and some information about his life. The author clearly absolutely loves Mozart and his works. His passion comes through in the writing. You can’t help but really like Mozart, too, while reading it. /5(80).

Mozart Books for Kids 1. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (Getting to Know the World’s Greatest Composers) Like others in Mike Venezia’s World’s Greatest Composers series, this one shares details on Mozart’s life, career, and musical impact through fun illustrations and story lines. A First Book of Mozart: for the Beginning Pianist with Downloadable MP3s (Dover Music for Piano) by David Dutkanicz | Dec 28, out of 5 stars Paperback $ $ 5. Get it as soon as Mon, Dec FREE Shipping on orders over $25 shipped by Amazon. Oct 25,  · 1. Another book in English on Mozart might not seem to be a pressing need just now after the extravagant outpouring of the th anniversary of his birth last year, but we have waited a long time for this one. When, eighty-eight years ago, Hermann Abert’s W.A. Mozart . Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (27 January – 5 December ), baptised as Johannes Chrysostomus Wolfgangus Theophilus Mozart, was a prolific and influential composer of the Classical period.. Born in Salzburg, Mozart showed prodigious ability from his earliest happylifekennel.comy competent on keyboard and violin, he composed from the age of five and performed before European royalty.

While I really enjoyed this book, I have a sneaking suspicion that it played fast and loose with Mozart's life. The writer, in an effort, I suppose, to make it more true-to-life and perhaps more enjoyable reading, wrote this in kind of a novel-ish way, embellishing all kinds of situations with characters' grimaces, groans, exclamations, pacing back and forth, etc/5. The book who was Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was a very informational book. It was about an ordinary boy who was a genius at music. He was able to play piano especially well and compose music at just age 5. The book tells about the journeyMozart took in his musical career from when he was a /5. Solid bio of Mozart for a page book. While being a big fan of Mozart's music, he is the only classical musician whose music I identify with. This was a very good book about Mozart from /5. Mar 28,  · Delightful book about the first and foremost black classical music composer, who lived in Paris at the time of Haydn and Mozart. He wrote symphonies, violin concertos, was a champion fencer, and socialized with Marie Antoinette, born the son of a slave girl on a Guadeloupe plantation/5(11).