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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Kerry Snow rated it it was amazing Jan 03, Mozartplease sign up. As for what I learned about Mozart: Now, his prayers have been answered and English readers can relish the fullest account of the composer’s life and a detailed analysis of his operas, symphonies, concerti and chamber music.

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Gesellschaftsmusik omzart church music in Salzburg Joshua Sauvageau marked it as to-read Jun 19, Hanny marked it as to-read Feb 08, Tom Emerson marked it as to-read Mar 17, Ron Mansfield rated it it was amazing Nov 04, Email alerts New issue alert. Oct 20, Rose rated it it was amazing. Chamber and orchestral works between Die Entfuhrung and Figaro. But after just one year, Abert took up a post at Leipzig and in he became the successor of agert music theorist Hugo Riemann.


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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.

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This book deserves a five star rating because it is quite simply the most profoundly complete work about Mozart ever written. One starts by reminding the reader that, although nearly a century old, W.

Works that, when filtered through a retrospective lens, continue to maintain the very essence of a divine-like creation, like the building blocks of an intricately complex monument – a world wonder that has existed though the ages.

Samuel Bologna marked it as to-read Mar 10, John Schneider marked it as to-read Mar 03, Stanley rated it it was amazing Jul 14, Index of Mozarts works by Kochel numbers. 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.


Abert was born in Stuttgartthe son of Johann Josef Abertthe Hofkapellmeister of that city.

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Sep 21, Beverly rated it it was amazing Shelves: First operas in Vienna. Books by Hermann Abert. Church agert instrumental works Service at the Salzburg court. The British have Stonehenge.

Steve Morrison marked it as to-read Sep 08, Instrumental and vocal works of the final two years.

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Die Entfuhrung aus dem Serail. One bermann sparks generations of inquiry by those drawn to its magnificence, to its penetrating and majestic f My Review: For the next three years he studied music theory at Berlin. And yet, the translation is interesting and engaging and the text relevant and informative. How then, does one review the very progenitor of nearly every Mozart biography published since the early twentieth century?

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