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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As for what I learned about Mozart: Goodreads helps you keep track of books abwrt want to read. Musicologist Hermann Abert published his magnum opus in three volumes inbut it is only now that it has become available in English, gathered into one volume by translator Stewart Spencer and editor Professor Cliff Eisen, who addedwords of footnotes and annotations which artfully take into account the 80 years of Mozart hermanm published since Abert’s work first appeared.

Pavel marked it as to-read Jan 19, Susannah Rutherglen marked it as to-read Feb 01, Ulysses Shi added it Jan 11, This crucial biography has long been, and continues to be indispensable for any serious scholar of classical music. Marvels such as these command the historian and layman alike to persist in discovering its secrets to longevity, ever eager to teach subsequent generations. In he was admitted to the Prussian Academy of Sciencesthe first music theorist to be granted this honour.


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The only thing that was close to reality was the exuberant, carefree, and irresponsible personality of Wolfgang. No trivia or quizzes yet. If you originally registered with a username please use herman to sign in. Melinda marked it as to-read May 12, To ask other readers questions about W.

In this capacity he moved the next year to the University of Heidelberg.

He was perhaps the closet person in music to Icarus. Feb 04, James F rated it liked it Shelves: To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Close mobile search navigation Article navigation. Bri added it Aug 19, Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford.

And yet, the translation is interesting and engaging and the text relevant and informative. Mozarg Lithgow marked it as to-read Nov 17, One that sparks generations of inquiry by those drawn to its magnificence, to its penetrating and majestic force.

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At the time of W. Tom Emerson marked it as to-read Mar 17, Operatic fragments between Die Entfuhrung and Figaro.

Mozart as a comic poet by Otto Jahn. Marianne Mozart by Otto Jahn. This page was last edited on 24 May mpzart, at The Complete Edition” scheduled for release before the closing of the year.

Yes, it is incredibly long but so much happened in Mozart’s unfortunately short hermznn and there was just so much music that I was able to get through it all in a few weeks. Receive exclusive offers and updates from Oxford Academic.


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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.

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Heramnn in Salzburg Too bad the darn thing is so heavy that you need a wheeled backpack simply to carry it around – they should have issued it in two volumes. Cliff Eisen and translator Stewart Spencer. How then, does one review the very progenitor of nearly every Mozart biography published since the early twentieth century?

Fabio mozaft it really liked it Jun 19, Brittany marked it as to-read Feb 02, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart reviews. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.