The Faber Pocket Guide to Mozart
Why is Mozart the best-known and most popular of all the great Western classical composers? At the 250th anniversary of his birth, his reputation stands higher than ever before. This lively new Pocket Guide assesses what Mozart means to us today, and explores why his music is so universally loved.
Accessible and easy-to use, key features include:
Mozart: the Music
Life chronology and time-lines
Top Ten Mozart
Verse about Mozart
Mozart's singers and patrons
Mozart on composers
Performing Mozart today
This guide provides all you need to listen to and enjoy Mozart's music, and will also introduce a new generation of concert-goers and record-listeners to his life and key works, from opera to symphony, concerto to song. In a crisp, sharp style, with recommendations of good recordings, Nicholas Kenyon shows how Mozart's music has communicated with unique power across so many generations.
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