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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Hermann Abert

La clemenza di Tito. Retrieved from ” https: Emily marked it as to-read May 10, Between Figaro and Don Giovanni.

His philological studies ended in at Hallewhere he had done work on Ancient Greek music. Visit to north Germany.

Musicologist Hermann Abert heemann his magnum opus in three volumes 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. Jenni Lithgow marked it as to-read Nov 17, From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.


Transcriptions of Mozarts church music by Otto Jahn.

Now, his prayers have been answered and English readers can relish the fullest account of the composer’s life and a detailed analysis of his operas, symphonies, concerti and chamber music. Heramnnplease sign up.

W.A. Mozart by Hermann Abert

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Thanks for telling us about the problem. This explains so much of his trajectory and his sad fate Leopold was totally right that the Weber girls were totally bad news but he was too overbearing and overprotective.

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Abeft only thing that was close to reality was the exuberant, carefree, and irresponsible personality of Wolfgang. Fabio hernann it really liked it Jun 19, Close mobile search navigation Article navigation. Email alerts New issue alert. Second and third Italian journeys. Pavel marked it as to-read Jan 19, 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.


First operas in Vienna. Le nozze di Figaro. Jul 16, Michael Finocchiaro rated it it was bermann Shelves: Great book, Abert’s grasp of musical style change is incredible, and Eisen is great at presenting Abert’s take and then his own, keeping them separate so you can see how research has evolved. It will, however, take the reader much time to ingest all of its contents. Stewart Spencer is an author, translator, and musical consultant. He was perhaps the closet person in music to Icarus.

Early operas and the oratorio La Betulia liberata. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Mozart by Hermann Abert .