Mozart at the Gateway to His Fortune

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In December 1787 Mozart was appointed to a post in the Viennese court, which he anticipated would lead to a long and successful career. But his premature death four years later amid severe financial troubles has led scholars to seek signs of decline and autumnal writing in his later works. Wolff reassesses the outpouring of ambitious, innovative compositions during these final years, using both Mozart's letters and analysis of his music to show that he was actually making an energetic fresh beginning.

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Mozart at the Gateway to His Fortune

Mozart at the Gateway to His Fortune

Serving the Emperor, 1788-1791

Norton2000

Hardback264pp Illustrated

9780393050707     Product Code: 223994

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In December 1787 Mozart was appointed to a post in the Viennese court, which he anticipated would lead to a long and successful career. But his premature death four years later amid severe financial troubles has led scholars to seek signs of decline and autumnal writing in his later works. Wolff reassesses the outpouring of ambitious, innovative compositions during these final years, using both Mozart's letters and analysis of his music to show that he was actually making an energetic fresh beginning.

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