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Mozart: The Golden Years : 1781-1791 - H. C. Robbins Landon

Mozart: The Golden Years

1781-1791

Hardcover

Published: 6th February 2006
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From the author of "1791: Mozarts Last Year" and general editor of "The Mozart Compendium", this international bestseller has received widespread critical acclaim. Entertainingly and authoritatively written, and richly illustrated with contemporary paintings and engravings, it provides a vivid account of the last decade of Mozarts short but amazingly prolific career one of the most remarkable periods in the entire history of Western music.

Introduction; I. Prelude; II. The Musical Scene in Vienna, 1781 - 82; III. Vienna: The Social Scene; IV. The Two Constanzes; V. Concerts in Vienna; interlude in Salzburg; VI. Patronage and Subscription Concerts of 1784; Mozart joins the Freemasons; VII. Leopold Mozart's Visit to Vienna; the Haydn-Mozart friendship; VIII. The String Quartets dedicated to Haydn; Mozart and the Piano Concerto; IX. The Da Ponte Operas; X. The End of Mozart's Subscription Concerts; Austria's Folly and Mozart's Misery; XI. Two Trips to Germany; the Decline and Fall of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; XII. A Freemasons' Conspiracy in 1791?

ISBN: 9780500512968
ISBN-10: 0500512965
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 272
Published: 6th February 2006
Dimensions (cm): 26.3 x 19.5  x 2.3
Weight (kg): 0.11
Edition Number: 1