6 edition of Mozart"s Operas (A Centennial Book) found in the catalog.
October 16, 1992
by University of California Press
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||382|
This book looks at Mozart's life and compositional development through the lens of his operas. Cairns takes each opera and places it in the context of Mozart's life and relevant historical events. He then provides wonderful commentary and analysis on each work, concentrating on how Mozart uses musical means to support and shape the dramatic /5. The Cambridge Companion to Mozart paints a rounded yet focussed picture of one of the most revered artists of all time. Bringing the most recent scholarship into the public arena, this volume bridges the gap between scholarly and popular images of the composer, enhancing the readers' appreciation of Mozart and his extraordinary output, regardless of their prior knowledge of the music.
This year marks the th anniversary of the birth of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, one of the most enduringly popular and celebrated composers to have ever lived. His substantial oeuvre contains works that are considered to be among the most exquisite pieces of symphonic, chamber, and choral music ever written. His operas too cast a long shadow over those staged in their wake.2/5(2). In The Amadeus Net, by Mark A. Rayner, Mozart is an immortal living in the world's first sentient city, Ipolis, where he supports himself by selling "lost" compositions and playing jazz piano in bars.
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24 rows Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's operas comprise 22 musical dramas in a variety of genres. They range from the small-scale, derivative works of his youth to the full-fledged operas of his maturity.
Three of the works were abandoned before completion and were not performed until many years after the composer's death. His mature works are all considered classics and have never been out of the repertory of the world's opera.
Mozart's Operas (Centennial Books) (A Centennial Book) Paperback – Octo by Daniel Heartz (Author)/5(3). Renowned Mozart scholar Daniel Heartz brings his deep knowledge of social history, theater, and art to a study of the last and great decade of Mozart's operas.
Mozart specialists will recognize some of Heartz's best-known essays here; but six pieces are new for the collection, and others have been revised and updated with little-known documents on the librettist's,/5.
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Once the Metropolitan Opera is willing to increase its book of Mozart libretti from 7 to 10, it's just another step to publish a complete book of all Mozart's 22 operas.
22 is the number that includes "La Betulia Liberata" Kwhich, although technically called an "oratorio" is in fact part of Mozart's operatic creativity during the period of his Italian journeys/5(3).
The volume includes Heartz's classic essay on Idomeneo (), the work that continued to inspire and sustain Mozart through his next, and final, six operas.
Thomas Bauman brings his special expertise to a discussion of Die Entführung aus dem Serail (). This wise and friendly guide to Mozart’s operas encompasses the full range of his most popular Mozarts Operas book Figaro, Don Giovanni, Così, Magic Flute, Seraglio, Clemenza di Tito —as well as lesser known works like Mitridate and Il re Pastore.
The book also places modern productions of the operas in historical context and explores how modern directors, producers, and conductors present Mozart’s works today.
Filled with factual information and interesting issues to ponder while watching a performance, this guide will appeal to newcomers and seasoned opera aficionados alike.
It’s time to give Mozart’s women―and Mozart’s multi-dimensional portrayals of feminine character―their due. In this lively book, Kristi Brown-Montesano offers a detailed exploration of the female roles in Mozart’s four most frequently performed operas, Le nozze di Figaro, Don Giovanni, Così fan tutte Cited by: Is The Marriage of Figaro just about Figaro.
Is Don Giovanni's story the only one--or even the most interesting one--in the opera that bears his name. For generations of critics, historians, and directors, it's Mozart's men who have mattered most. Too often, the female characters have been understood from the male protagonist's point of view or simply reduced on stage (and in print) to paper.
Renowned Mozart scholar Daniel Heartz brings his deep knowledge of social history, theater, and art to a study of the last and great decade of Mozart's operas. Mozart specialists will recognize some of Heartz's best-known essays here; but six pieces are new for the collection, and others have been revised and updated with little-known documents on the librettist's, composer's, and stage.
Mozart's Operas book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Originally published in when most of Mozart's operas were still almos /5(8). Using the operas as his guide, he traces the steady deepening of Mozart's musical style from his beginnings as a child prodigy, through his coming of age with, in Cairns’s opinion, the most Romantic and forward-looking of all Mozart's operas, Idomeneo.
He discusses Mozart’s later genius as displayed in the three comic operas The Marriage of Figaro, Don Giovanni, and Così fan tutte, and in Cited by: 9.
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (–) was a prolific composer and wrote in many genres. Perhaps his best-admired work is in opera, the piano concerto, sonata, the symphony, the string quartet, and string also wrote many pieces for solo piano, other forms of chamber music, masses and other religious music, and numerous dances, divertimentos, and other forms of light entertainment.
Abstract: Brings the author's knowledge of social history, theater, and art to a study of Mozart's operas. This title includes an essay on "Idomeneo" (), the work that continued to inspire and sustain. Mozart, l'opéra rock ("Mozart, the rock opera") is a French musical with music by Dove Attia, Jean-Pierre Pilot, Olivier Schultheis, William Rousseau, Nicolas Luciani, Rodrigue Janois and François Castello, lyrics by Vincent Baguian and Patrice Guirao and a book by Attia and François : The life and music of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.
Examining Mozart’s Operas Young Mozart goes abroad. Wolfgang probably would have been happy to stay at home To Mozart, it came naturally. Mozart was especially good at opera.
Lorenzo da Ponte, Mozart’s lecherous librettist. Of course, Mozart doesn’t deserve all. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was born on 27 January to Leopold Mozart (–) and Anna Maria, née Pertl (–), at Getreidegasse 9 in Salzburg. This was the capital of the Archbishopric of Salzburg, an ecclesiastic principality in what is now Austria, then part of the Holy Roman Empire.
He was the youngest of seven children, five of whom died in infancy. His elder sister was. Mozart's collaborations with the librettist Lorenzo Da Ponte led to the composition of three of the great masterpieces of opera.
This book, designed to guide the reader to a deeper understanding and appreciation of these enigmatic works, charts the musical, cultural, and social context in which they were written--the tastes and expectations of the contemporary opera/5.
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Mozart's operas. [Rudolph Angermüller] -- Presents in their scenic splendor and performance history, twenty-two operas both those already well known to music lovers and those more recently revived.
Examines Mozart's evolution as a music.With this inexpensive, handy guide, opera lovers can appreciate every word of Mozart's brilliant comic drama in the original Italian or in modern English. An ideal companion for reading along with a recording, a broadcast, or at the performance itself, this superb volume is a first-rate aid to enjoyment of one of the world's most celebrated operas.