Title Mozart's Symphonies. Context, Performance Practice, Reception
Book Condition Near Fine
Edition First Paperback Edition
Publisher Oxford University Press 1991
0198162863 / 9780198162865
Seller ID 11465
xxv, 617pp, music examples, plates, text figures, tables. Heavy book, extra postage will be requested for delivery outside UK. This book identifies and evaluates every symphony that has ever been associated with the name of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, nearly 100 in all. Each symphony is placed in its musical and cultural context, the role each played in Mozart's creative life is explored, and what is known about how Mozart's symphonies, and those of his contemporaries, were performed.