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The Resource Mozart at the gateway to his fortune : serving the Emperor, 1788-1791, Christoph Wolff

Mozart at the gateway to his fortune : serving the Emperor, 1788-1791, Christoph Wolff

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Mozart at the gateway to his fortune : serving the Emperor, 1788-1791
Title
Mozart at the gateway to his fortune
Title remainder
serving the Emperor, 1788-1791
Statement of responsibility
Christoph Wolff
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Describes the composer's life after entering into the service of Emperor Joseph II of Austria, discussing the influence of imperial style on his major compositions from this time as well as unfamiliar, incomplete works
Summary
Describes the composer's life after entering into the service of Emperor Joseph II of Austria, discussing the influence of imperial style on his major compositions from this time as well as unfamiliar, incomplete works
Writing style
Biography type
individual biography
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10106625
Cataloging source
DLC
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Wolff, Christoph
Dewey number
780.92
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
  • Composers
Target audience
adult
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serving the Emperor, 1788-1791
Label
Mozart at the gateway to his fortune : serving the Emperor, 1788-1791, Christoph Wolff
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Machine generated contents note: 1.Imperial Appointments: Mozart and Salieri -- Time for Change -- Prolific under Discouraging Conditions -- Toward Spirited Partnership -- 2.Explorations Outside of Vienna -- Traveling Again -- Frankfurt, 1790: The Self-Styled Ambassador -- Leipzig and Berlin, 1789 -- Bach Circles at Home and Abroad -- 3.Grand Ambitions: Expanding Compositional Horizons -- A Musical Announcement -- A Garden Apartment for a Bold Start -- The Notion of "Imperial Style" -- 4."Vera Opera" and The Magic Flute -- What's in a Name? -- More than an Egyptian Opera -- The Language of "Grand Opera" -- 5."The Higher Pathetic Style of Church Music" and the Requiem -- An Auspicious Prospect -- A Timely Commission -- Envisioning a New Kind of Sacred Music -- 6."Composed, Just Not Yet Written"--Music Never to Be Heard -- A Self-Assured Prodigy -- Work in Progress: The Fragments -- Windows Ajar: Fleeting Sounds of Chamber Music -- Epilogue
Control code
000048498894
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xv, 244 p.
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780393050707
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Other physical details
ill.
Label
Mozart at the gateway to his fortune : serving the Emperor, 1788-1791, Christoph Wolff
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Machine generated contents note: 1.Imperial Appointments: Mozart and Salieri -- Time for Change -- Prolific under Discouraging Conditions -- Toward Spirited Partnership -- 2.Explorations Outside of Vienna -- Traveling Again -- Frankfurt, 1790: The Self-Styled Ambassador -- Leipzig and Berlin, 1789 -- Bach Circles at Home and Abroad -- 3.Grand Ambitions: Expanding Compositional Horizons -- A Musical Announcement -- A Garden Apartment for a Bold Start -- The Notion of "Imperial Style" -- 4."Vera Opera" and The Magic Flute -- What's in a Name? -- More than an Egyptian Opera -- The Language of "Grand Opera" -- 5."The Higher Pathetic Style of Church Music" and the Requiem -- An Auspicious Prospect -- A Timely Commission -- Envisioning a New Kind of Sacred Music -- 6."Composed, Just Not Yet Written"--Music Never to Be Heard -- A Self-Assured Prodigy -- Work in Progress: The Fragments -- Windows Ajar: Fleeting Sounds of Chamber Music -- Epilogue
Control code
000048498894
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xv, 244 p.
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780393050707
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Other physical details
ill.

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