Mozart (Master Musicians Series)

Mozart (Master Musicians Series)

Julian Rushton


Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart is likely one of the nice icons of Western tune. an grand prodigy who toured the capitals of Europe as a baby, amazing royalty musicians along with his precocious abilities, in his maturity he wrote many of the most interesting track within the eu culture.
Julian Rushton bargains a concise and up to date biography of this musical genius, combining a well-researched lifetime of the composer with an creation to the works--symphonic, chamber, sacred, and theatrical--of one of many few who've composed undisputed masterpieces in each style of his time. Rushton offers a brilliant portrait, starting from Mozart the Wunderkind--travelling together with his relations from Salzburg to Vienna, Paris, London, Rome, and Milan--to the mature composer of perennially interesting operas akin to "The Marriage of Figaro," "Don Giovanni," and "The Magic Flute." prior to now half-century, students have completely explored Mozart's lifestyles and tune, delivering new interpretations in line with their old context, and delivering a real foundation for confirming or extra frequently debunking, fanciful bills of the fellow and his paintings. Rushton takes complete good thing about those biographical and musical reviews in addition to the definitive New Mozart version to supply a correct account of Mozart's lifestyles and, both vital, an insightful examine the tune itself, entire with illustrative musical examples.
an interesting biography for basic readers that would even be an informative source for students, this new addition to the celebrated grasp Musicians sequence places ahead an authoritative interpretation of 1 of the defining figures of ecu culture.

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