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Mozart on the stage

Frederick Christopher Benn

Mozart on the stage

with an introd. by Richard Capell; and illustrations by Kenneth Green.

by Frederick Christopher Benn

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Published by AMS Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mozart, Johann Chrysostom Wolfgang Amadeus, 1756-1791. -- Operas

  • Edition Notes

    Reprint of the 1946 ed. published by Ernest Benn, London. Original t.p. included. Bibliography: p. 178.

    The Physical Object
    Pagination178 p. ill. ;
    Number of Pages178
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18786377M

      In this recording of Mozart's last opera, we are treated to a fine performance by fine singers, a fully illustrated book with liner notes and commentary, as well as information useful in biographies on the composer and his time. Mozart was close to his death bed at the time he composed The Magid Flute.5/5(5).


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A stagecoach or carriage is a time scheduled traveling vehicle (coach) with 4 wheels and boxed in passenger seats that is pulled from one designated spot (stage) to another carrying passengers or cargo.

Mozart Biography Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (27 January – 5 December ) was one of the most influential, popular and prolific composers of the classical period. A child prodigy, from an early age he began composing over works, including some of the most famous pieces of symphonic, chamber, operatic, and choral music.

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Mozart specialists will recognize some of Heartz's best-known essays here; but six pieces are new for the collection, and others have been revised and updated with little-known documents on the librettist's, composer's, and stage.

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