The Music of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, the Symphonies
Giving special attention to contemporary recordings and performances which show Mozart's symphonies in their best light, this study explains how his individual sound is achieved, considers problems of eighteenth-century instrumentation, and advances new theories on the composer's life.
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31 early symphonies Adagio Allegro alto horns Ancient Music Andante authentic bars bass-line basso bassoons Chamber Orchestra chords clarinets coda codetta composer composer's concert crescendo detached quavers development section disc exposition fanfare Florilegium D 169 flutes G minor harpsichord harpsichord continuo heard Hogwood Hogwood/Schroder—Academy of Ancient horns and strings includes instruments Italian J. C. Bach Joseph Haydn keyboard Kuartets L'Oiseau-Lyre Florilegium Lambacher later Leopold Linz listener London lower strings major Mannheim Marriner Marriner—Academy of St Marriner's Martin-in-the-Fields complete symphonies melody Michael Haydn Minuet Mozart Mozart's symphonies oboes oboes and horns octave opening opera Paris performance Philips phrase played Presto quavers recapitulation recording repeated rhythm Salzburg scoring Scotch snap second subject second theme second violins semiquavers Serenade slow introduction slow movement Sonata sound Sturm und Drang style Symphony in F syncopation timp str timpani Trio triplets trumpets trumpets and timpani Vaughan Vienna Viennese violas wind Wolfgang woodwind