Mozart and his operas by David Cairns

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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, 1756-1791,
  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, 1756-1791,
  • Opera -- 18th century

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and index.

Book details

StatementDavid Cairns.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsML410.M9 C253 2006
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3431282M
ISBN 100520228987
LC Control Number2005056885

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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.

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Using the operas as his guide, Cairns traces the steady deepening of Mozart’s musical style from his beginnings as a child prodigy, through his coming of age with what Cairns sees as the most Romantic and forward-looking of all Mozart’s operas, Idomeneo, the later genius displayed in the three comic operas, The Marriage of Figaro, Don Get this from a library.

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[Stanley Sadie;] -- The volumes in this series each include chapters onthe composer's life (with particular emphasis on operatic activities) and a chapter of each of his operas.

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