Getting the Most Out of Mozart / Edition 1

Getting the Most Out of Mozart / Edition 1

by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
     
 

(Unlocking the Masters). In this book, Hurwitz takes the reader/listener through Mozart's chamber and orchestral music. This music doesn't sound like anyone else's only Mozart could have written it. What makes it so special and how to enjoy it are explored. The CD contains excerpts from BMG Classics Recordings.See more details below

Overview

(Unlocking the Masters). In this book, Hurwitz takes the reader/listener through Mozart's chamber and orchestral music. This music doesn't sound like anyone else's only Mozart could have written it. What makes it so special and how to enjoy it are explored. The CD contains excerpts from BMG Classics Recordings.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781574670967
Publisher:
Amadeus Press, LLC
Publication date:
02/01/2005
Series:
Unlocking the Masters Series
Edition description:
BOOK & CD
Pages:
187
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.52(d)

Table of Contents

Preface : selecting the best of Mozart
Pt. 1Mozart's musical identity and personal style
Introduction : two Mozarts3
Musical form in the classical period9
What makes Mozart sound like Mozart?31
Pt. 2Chamber music
The piano quartets63
Six string quartets dedicated to Haydn71
The string quintets85
Clarinet quintet in a major, K. 581 (1789)97
Adagio and Rondo in C minor, K. 617, for flute, oboe, viola, cello, and glass harmonica (1791)101
Music for wind ensemble (Harmonienmusik)103
Pt. 3Orchestral music
Serenades115
Symphonies125
Opera overtures147
Pt. 4Concertos
Mozart's concerto form153
Concertos for strings157
Concertos for winds159
Piano concertos161
Conclusion : strategies for listening169

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