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Famous Mozart operas

Spike Hughes

Famous Mozart operas

an analytical guide for the opera-goer and armchair listener

by Spike Hughes

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Published by R. Hale in London .
Written in English

  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, 1756-1791.,
  • Operas -- Analysis, appreciation.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Spike Hughes. With 343 musical illus.
    LC ClassificationsMT100.M78 H8
    The Physical Object
    Pagination253 p.
    Number of Pages253
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6239839M
    LC Control Number57059371

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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.

Already Stanley Sadie's "The New Grove Book of Operas" () -- which covers some operas most often performed world-wide in opera houses of the English-language world, plus a few "significant" operas, for a total of -- does include 10 of Mozart's operas, adding to the list of the 7 "iconic" ones featured in the Met book the 3 /5(3).

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 Cited by: 9. 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 /5.