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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The period of the three great symphonies. Mary Gladstone and the Victorian Salon: Otherwise, the intrigue with Salieri is not historical and neither is the deathbed transcription scene.

Cliff Eisen and translator Stewart Spencer.

W. A. Mozart

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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Hermann Abert – Wikipedia

Choral works lieder and arias. His philological studies ended in at Hallewhere he had done work on Ancient Greek music. Only for those with a serious interest in Mozart’s music. Supported by a host of leading Mozart scholars, this immense undertaking at last permits English-language readers access to the most important single source on the life of this great composer.


Operatic fragments between Die Entfuhrung and Figaro.

Jan 05, Dana Query rated it it was amazing. The music dramas of Gluck. Account Options Agert in. Receive exclusive offers and updates from Oxford Academic. Bri added it Aug 19, Church and instrumental works Chamber and orchestral works between Die Entfuhrung and Figaro.

It furthers the University’s objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide. Ulysses Shi added it Jan 11, And yet, the translation is interesting and engaging and the text relevant and informative. Mozart is the very soul of which all subsequent works are housed.

Sign In or Create an Account. Walter Welle marked it as to-read Oct 10, But after just one year, Abert took up a post at Leipzig and in he became the successor of the music theorist Hugo Riemann. Unfortunately, he did not have the pleasure of enjoying his due. If you originally registered with a username please use that to sign in. Next, the fascinating aspect is truly the relationship between Mozart and Leopold his father.


W.A. Mozart

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Lists with This Book. 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.

Plans for new operas. Hanny marked it as to-read Feb 08, Brandon added it Jul 26, He was perhaps the closet person in music to Icarus. As for what I learned about Mozart: Yale University Press Amazon.

Victoria Franco marked it as to-read Aug 08, One starts by reminding the reader that, although nearly a century old, W. The film did serve to bring Mozart’s music back to the masses but it was a massacre of historical fact.

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