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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Index of names and subjects. For the next three years he studied music theory at Berlin.

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Account Options Sign in. There are works that persist through the passage of time Close mobile search navigation Article navigation. Gesellschaftsmusik and church music in Salzburg Joshua Sauvageau marked it as to-read Jun 19, Brandon added it Jul 26, To purchase short term hefmann, please sign in to your Oxford Academic account above.

Refresh and try again. Hermann Abert’s classic biography, first published in German more than eighty years ago and itself based on the definitive mid-nineteenth century study by Otto Hermannn, remains the most informed and substantial biography of Mozart in any language.

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Again, this is THE biography about one of the greatest composers of all time and will provide you with years of listening pleasure as you explore his works and re-read the associated chapters over the years.


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John Schneider marked it as to-read Mar 03, Samuel Bologna hrrmann it as to-read Mar 10, And yet, the translation is interesting and engaging and the text relevant and informative. Books by Hermann Abert.

Sign In or Create an Account. Brittany marked it as to-read Feb 02, Yes, it is incredibly long but so much happened in Mozart’s unfortunately short life and there was just so much music that I was able to get through it all in a few weeks.

Yale University Press Amazon. Musicologist Hermann Abert published hermahn magnum opus in three abwrt inbut it is only now that it has become available in English, gathered into one volume by translator Stewart Spencer and editor Professor Cliff Eisen, who addedwords of footnotes and annotations which artfully take into account the 80 years of Mozart scholarship published since Abert’s work first appeared.

Mozarts cousin by Otto Jahn. Victoria Franco marked it as to-read Aug 08, Sign in via your Institution Sign in. Pushed relentlessly by his father, he rebelled and made terrible decisions and maintained bloodsucking friends and made a catastrophic marriage alluded to in my previous paragraph.


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Abert stayed on at Halle as a lecturer, becoming a senior lecturer or associate professor in and a full professor in Thanks for telling us about the problem. Don’t already have an Oxford Academic account? Konig Thamos and Zaide.

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart reviews. Sign In Forgot password? It is now translated into English so that even more scholars aabert enthusiasts can benefit from its collective wisdom.

Second and third Italian journeys. Also, I found it fascinating that Mozart was first the child genius of the period – a sort of Macauley Culkin from Home Alone – but when the initial shine wore off, his life was a constant struggle to find that past glamour. I have only read this Mozart biography and that of Alfred Einstein no, not the physicist and found this one more entertaining.

Alicia Wallace added it Aug 05, The film did serve to bring Mozart’s music back to the masses but it was a massacre of historical fact.