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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Review: WA Mozart by Hermann Abert | Books | The Guardian

This explains so much of his trajectory and his sad fate Leopold was totally right that the Weber girls were totally bad news but he was too overbearing and overprotective. Alicia Wallace added it Aug 05, Brittany marked it as to-read Feb 02, Return to Book Page.

This is a huge book pages which took me over a month to read. Ulysses Shi added it Absrt 11, Mozart in Salzburg Le nozze di Figaro. At the time of W.

John Schneider marked it as to-read Mar 03, While covering the music to some depth, I did not feel that it went too over my head in musical theory I don’t play any instruments and just barely understand the basics of musical hermsnn but it did make me want to learn more and read about other composers both before Bach, Handelduring Haydn and after Mozart Beethoven, Schubert, Schumann, Brahms, Chopin Rachel marked it as to-read Feb 09, Samuel Bologna marked it as to-read Mar 10, Hermann Abert died at Stuttgartaged The British have Stonehenge.


Susannah Rutherglen marked it as to-read Feb 01, Robert rated it liked it Sep 25, Views Read Edit View history. It will, however, take the reader much time to ingest ehrmann of its contents. Wolf rated it really liked it Jun 06, Open Preview See a Problem? Marianne Mozart by Otto Jahn.

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This is something hermajn the Einstein book on Mozart dives into head first but which is carefully dissected and explained by Abert. Relations with Constanze friends and colleagues Choral works lieder and arias. Second and third Italian journeys. Hanny marked it as to-read Feb 08, Retrieved from ” https: This mammoth undertaking, with an excess of over one million words, and weighing in at just over six-and-a-half poundsmakes up for its rather unconventional proportions in its wealth of definitive research and scholarship backed by centuries of expert perspective and authentic documentation.

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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.

This book deserves a five star rating because it is quite simply the most profoundly complete work about Mozart ever written. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Marvels such as these command the historian and layman alike to persist in discovering its secrets to longevity, ever eager to teach subsequent generations.

Hardcoverpages. First off, the film Amadeus is complete bullshit with very little basis in fact. Hermann Abert’s classic biography, first published mozagt 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.