THE MOZART HANDBOOK by Louis- Ed. Biancolli

THE MOZART HANDBOOK

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KIRKUS REVIEW

A super symposium of material on Mozart, musical and biographical, this has an impressive roster of contributors and range of content. Mr. Biancolli has sought to present varied interpretations of Mozart's life and death -- views include those of contemporaries such as father Leopold and librettist Da Ponte. Mozart's childhood, the influence of his father, the women in his life, his letters, his later years and death are portrayed. The greater part of the book is devoted to the description and background of the operas, an analysis of ten of the symphonies, the concertos, chamber music, piano and violin music, church music, his relations with the critics.

Pub Date: Nov. 15th, 1954
Publisher: World