Mozart: The 'Haydn' Quartets

Mozart: The 'Haydn' Quartets

by John Irving (2)
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521585619

ISBN-13: 9780521585613

Pub. Date: 12/28/2007

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This book is a guide to Mozart's six most famous string quartets, dedicated to his friend, Joseph Haydn. In addition to providing a full synopsis of each quartet this book examines the music in relation to Mozart's earlier quartets, considers the genesis of these six pieces and charts their reception through a broad range of sources: letters and diary entries,

Overview

This book is a guide to Mozart's six most famous string quartets, dedicated to his friend, Joseph Haydn. In addition to providing a full synopsis of each quartet this book examines the music in relation to Mozart's earlier quartets, considers the genesis of these six pieces and charts their reception through a broad range of sources: letters and diary entries, contemporary criticism and early biographies.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521585613
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
12/28/2007
Series:
Cambridge Music Handbooks Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
116
Product dimensions:
5.43(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.28(d)

Table of Contents

1. Mozart's early quartets; 2. Genesis of the 'Haydn' quartets; 3. Steps to publication; 4. The individual quartets: a synopsis; 5. Some theoretical perspectives; 6. Reception of the 'Haydn' quartets; Appendix; Notes; Select bibliography; Index.

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