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Mozart at the Gateway to His Fortune

Serving the Emperor, 1788-1791
Wolff, Christoph (Book - 2012 )
Mozart at the Gateway to His Fortune
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Describes the composer's life after entering into the service of Emperor Joseph II of Austria, discussing the influence of imperial style on his major compositions from this time as well as unfamiliar, incomplete works.
Authors: Wolff, Christoph
Title: Mozart at the gateway to his fortune
serving the Emperor, 1788-1791
Publisher: New York : Norton, c2012.
Edition: 1st ed.
Characteristics: xv, 244 p. :,ill. ;,22 cm.
Contents: Imperial appointments: Mozart and Salieri
Explorations outside of Vienna
Grand ambitions: expanding compositional horizons
"Vera opera" and The Magic Flute
"The higher pathetic style of church music" and the requiem
"Composed just not yet written"
music never to be heard.
Summary: Describes the composer's life after entering into the service of Emperor Joseph II of Austria, discussing the influence of imperial style on his major compositions from this time as well as unfamiliar, incomplete works.
Local Note: 53 118 210 211 231
ISBN: 039305070X
9780393050707
Statement of Responsibility: Christoph Wolff
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. 221-227) and index.
Subject Headings: Composers Austria Biography. Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, 1756-1791.
Topical Term: Composers
LCCN: 2012002027
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