Mozart (Penguin Lives (Audio)) by Peter Gay

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  • Composers & Musicians - Classical Composers,
  • Historical - General,
  • Composers & Musicians - General,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Unabridged Audio - Autobiography/Biography,
  • Audio Adult: Books On Tape

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Open LibraryOL9797401M
ISBN 100736649441
ISBN 109780736649445

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“Along the way [Mozart] got married; fathered seven children (two of whom survived into adulthood); performed as a pianist; violinist; and conductor; maintained a successful teaching studio; wrote thousands of letters; traveled widely; attended the theater religiously; played cards, billiards, and bocce; and rode horseback for exercise.

The book Mozart the Man Revealed, was very sad I thought. Mozart wrote such joyous music, and it is tragic that he was buried in an unmarked grave with a few other bodies.

It is a mark of his greatness that Salzburg, Vienna, and even St Gilgen really revere him now. The book gave a flavour of the 18th century, It was a sign of the times that /5(20).

"Brilliant." (New York Times Book Review)"Clearly the Mozart biography for our time." (Robert L. Marshall, Brandeis University)"I do not know a musician's biography as satisfying and as moving as this one." (Edward W.

Said, New Yorker)"Maynard Solomon writes with the grace of a novelist, the insight of a philosopher, and the precision of a by: This is a short, brief, to-the-point book about Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, which, for all its brevity, is probably the only book a general reader would want to consult to be fully informed of his life and work/5(93).

The book Mozart the Man Revealed, was very sad I thought. Mozart wrote such joyous music, and it is tragic that he was buried in an unmarked grave with a few other bodies. It is a mark of his greatness that Salzburg, Vienna, and even St Gilgen really revere him now/5(99).

Poppy and Mozart is yet another great book in the Poppy series. Though plot isn't really the main focus of these books, both this one and "Poppy and Vivaldi" have a bit more of a "storyline" than the others. In this one, Poppy and his musical friend travel around Paris taking in the artistic sights and sounds, hearing lots of Mozart's music /5(60).

Mozart was a phenomenal genius, and this short book -- short just like Mozart's life -- gives a marvelous sense of that genius. For those who don't know much about Mozart's life, and don't know whether or not he was a founding member of the Dave Clark Five, this is the book for you/5.

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.

This book is about Mozart's life Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. A long time ago, in Salzburg, a child who was called Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was born.

He pla. 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. 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.

The book is both the fullest account of the composer’s life and a deeply skilled analysis of his music.3/5(2). 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 /5. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (–91) was an Austrian composer. Mozart composed music in several genres, including opera and symphony.

His most famous compositions included the motet Exsultate, Jubilate, K (), the operas The Marriage of Figaro () and Don Giovanni (), and the Jupiter Symphony ().

In all, Mozart composed more. 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.

Mozart and His Operas by David Cairns (pp, Penguin, £22) The Man Who Wrote Mozart: The Extraordinary Life of Lorenzo Da Ponte by Anthony Holden (pp, Weidenfeld, £) Mozart by Julian Author: Lucasta Miller.

The book by Don Campbell, The Mozart Effect: Tapping the Power of Music to Heal the Body, Strengthen the Mind, and Unlock the Creative Spirit, discusses the theory that listening to Mozart (especially the piano concertos) may temporarily increase one's IQ and produce many other beneficial effects on mental function.

Buy a cheap copy of Mozart book by Marcia Davenport. [Read by Wanda McCaddon] Realistic, moving, engrossing, and positively brilliant, this biography recreates Mozart, the man and his music, against the background of Free shipping over $/5(5). Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg.

Mozart: The story of a little boy and his sister who gave concerts by Tapper - Free Ebook Project Gutenberg. And he briefly points out what is distinctive about a number of the composers' major short, this is a book that offers all the fun of "Amadeus," but a far more satisfying portrayal of Mozart and a fuller explication of why he is an icon of Western civilization.5/5(5).

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (27 January – 5 December ) was a prolific and influential composer of the classical era.

Born in Salzburg. This year marks the th anniversary of the birth of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, one of the most enduringly popular and celebrated composers to have ever lived. His substantial oeuvre contains works that are considered to be among the most exquisite pieces of symphonic, chamber, and choral music ever written.

His operas too cast a long shadow over those staged in their wake.2/5(2). Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart / ed. David Dutkanicz. Piano Book. Continuing the popular Dover series, My First Book of Mozart provides beginning pianists a chance to enjoy some of Mozart's finest melodies in specially arranged versions suited to their skill level.

Titles: Minuet in C * Minuet in D * Lullaby * Ronda Alla Turca Lento from Clarinet ConcertoCategory: Piano Collection. 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 y competent on keyboard and violin, he composed from the age of five and performed before European royalty.

Mozart's Starling is pure pleasure."- Thor Hanson, author of The Triumph of Seeds "Haupt's is an informative and entertaining book of a well-versed ornithologist/ naturalist who adopted a five-day old starling chick into the family.3/5(2).

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart A collection of articles from Wikipedia: This is a Wikipedia book, a collection of Wikipedia articles that can be easily saved, imported by an external electronic rendering service, and ordered as a printed book.

The Nannerl Notenbuch, or Notenbuch für Nannerl (English: Nannerl's Music Book) is a book in which Leopold Mozart, from to aboutwrote pieces for his daughter, Maria Anna Mozart (known as "Nannerl"), to learn and play.

His son Wolfgang also used the book, in which his earliest compositions were recorded (some penned by his father). The book contains simple short keyboard (typically. This book is about mozart's live Once upon a time, Mozart, the son of a musician called Leopold, was born in Salzburg in His father taught him to.

Mozart Mozart Mozart Mozart Mozart Mozart Mozart. Biography (nonfiction), 1, words, Level R (Grade 3), Lexile L. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was an extraordinary musician who began playing and writing music as a young child.

His amazing talents did not provide him with an easy life. Wolfgang A. Mozart. 77, likes talking about this. MusicianFollowers: 78K. 15 Mozart - Rondò in D major, K. (Live Recording) 16 Galuppi - Piano Sonata No.

5 in C Major: I. Andante (Live Recording) 17 Costantini - Elegia   Mozart's unfinished Requiem has long been shrouded in mystery. Mozart undertook the commission for an Austrian nobleman, little knowing that he was to write a requiem for himself.

Inevitably, the secrecy surrounding the anonymous commission, the circumstances of Mozart's death, the unfinished state of the work, and its completion under the direction of Mozart's widow, Constanze, have. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (–) was a prolific composer and wrote in many genres.

Perhaps his best-admired work is in opera, the piano concerto, sonata, the symphony, the string quartet, and string also wrote many pieces for solo piano, other forms of chamber music, masses and other religious music, and numerous dances, divertimentos, and other forms of light entertainment.

All Book Search results » About the author () Leopold Mozart () was a composer, music teacher and violinist., but he is best known today for being the father and teacher of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.

By Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart / ed. Willard A. Palmer / perf. Scott Price. Piano Book & CD. This useful series, edited by Willard A. Palmer and others, features the easiest works of Mozart. All selections are presented in their original, un-simplified form and are organized in progressive order of difficulty.

It allows students to begin playing thisCategory: Piano Collection. Beginning pianists can experience the pleasure and satisfaction of playing Mozart with this collection of special arrangements.

It offers students of all ages the opportunity to charm listeners with familiar melodies from The Magic Flute, Eine Kleine Nachtmusik, Don Giovanni, and other popular works.

My First Book of Mozart features 24 selections in a variety of moods and tempos. Mozart definition, Austrian composer. See more. Wolfgang Amadeus (ˈvɔlfɡaŋ amaˈdeːʊs). –91, Austrian composer. A child prodigy and prolific genius, his works include operas, such as The Marriage of Figaro (), Don Giovanni (), and The Magic Flute (), symphonies, concertos for piano, violin, clarinet, and French horn, string quartets and quintets, sonatas, songs, and.

The rest of the book is a full span of Mozart's life. Unlike other books for children about Mozart, the fact that Mozart was a boy genius is not the main content of the book.

Oddly, Mozart's children are never mentioned. Mozart's marriage is briefly mentioned as is Mozart's death. I have mixed feelings about the illustrations/5(4). By Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart / ed. Willard A.

Palmer. Piano Book. Thoroughly researched from original sources, this volume contains 12 works in dance and other traditional keyboard forms. Mozart's easiest works from the early- and mid-compositional periods are included, together with Dr.

palmer's discussion of ornamentation, staccato and legato inCategory: Piano Collection. By Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart / ed. Willard A. Palmer / perf. Scott Price. Piano Book & CD.

The pieces in this book are arranged roughly in chronological order. They include the best of Mozart's childhood compositions through late works such as the famous "Sonata in C Major," K. Unique features of this volume include an excellent discussion ofCategory: Piano Collection.

The 4-star Hotel Mozart offers elegant accommodations in Rome’s center, just around the corner from the main shopping street, Via Del Corso. It features free Wi-Fi, a /10(K). The Online Books Page. Online Books by. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, ) Online books about this author are available, as is a Wikipedia article.

Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, Digital Mozart Edition (comprehensive set of his musical compositions, with German commentary and English and German user interfaces), ed. by Internationale Stiftung .Mozart: A Life is based on an unsurpassed knowledge of the documentary sources, including numerous documents that have not previously appeared in any biography of the composer.

It offers a beautifully written and absorbing narrative of Mozart's life, from his birth in and childhood in Salzburg to the extraordinary decade of acclaimed performances in the capitals of Europe, where he was 5/5(1).Mozart.

M likes. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, baptised as Johannes Chrysostomus Wolfgangus Theophilus Mozart, was a prolific and influential composer of.

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