Mozart, His Character, His Work

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Oxford University Press, 1962 - Biography & Autobiography - 492 pages
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Written by one of the world's outstanding music historians and critics, the late Alfred Einstein, this classic study of Mozart's character and works brings to light many new facts about his relationship with his family, his susceptibility to ambitious women, and his associations with musical contemporaries, as well as offering a penetrating analysis of his operas, piano music, chamber music, and symphonies.
  

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This book is neither a simple biography of Mozart, nor an intensive analysis of his music. It's a little bit of both. The first parts of the book, in which the author discusses Mozart the person and ... Read full review

Review: Mozart: His Character, His Work (Galaxy Books)

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the first 100 or so pages is an excellent account of the the care and fostering given to the boy genius. you learn the basics of his life and how freakin good he is. the rest of the book is an ... Read full review

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Contents

The Traveler
3
Genius and Human Frailty
24
Mozart and the Eternal Feminine
61
Catholicism and Freemasonry
77
Patriotism and Education
87
Universality
103
The Fragments and the Process of Creation
135
Mozart and Counterpoint
144
The Clavier
237
Chamber Music Including Clavier
252
Concertante and Mechanical Elements
267
The Clavier Concerto
287
Church Music
319
Aria and Song
355
Mozart and Opera
383
Opera Seria
396

Mozarts Choice of Keys
157
Chamber Music for Strings
167
Divertimento Cassation Serenade
196
The Symphony
215
Opera Buffa
412
The German Opera
448
Conclusion
469
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His 1945 volume Mozart: His Character, His Work was an influential study of Mozart and is perhaps his best known book. ...
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L. EINSTEIN (Alfred), Mozart, his Character, his Work (translated by A. Mendel and N. Broder), Londres, Cassel and C?, 1946, 1 vol. in-8? de X + 492 pp., ...
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Einstein/Mozart [Archive] - mozartforum
It is also interesting to note that the great Mozart historian and author of Mozart: His Character, His Work. Alfred Einstein, was the first cousin of ...
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20 April 2002 -- Te Deum
Alfred Einstein, in Mozart: His Character, His Work cites the fact that, in this work, Mozart imitates almost measure for measure one of the six settings of ...
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Einstein's elegant book, Mozart, His Character, His Work, first published in. 1946 and still widely available in paperback. Born in Munich in 1880 and the ...
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The late Alfred Einstein was a reknowned music historian and critic.

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