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Mozart's Requiem Historical and Analytical Studies, Documents, Score

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ISBN-10: 0520213890

ISBN-13: 9780520213890

Edition: N/A

Authors: Christoph Wolff

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Mozart's unfinished Requiem has long been shrouded in mystery. Mozart undertook the commission for an Austrian nobleman, little knowing that he was to write a requiem for himself. Inevitably, the secrecy surrounding the anonymous commission, the circumstances of Mozart's death, the unfinished state of the work, and its completion under the direction of Mozart's widow, Constanze, have precipitated two centuries of romantic speculation and scholarly controversy. Christoph Wolff provides a critical introduction to the Requiem in its many facets. Part I of his study focuses on the tangled genesis and completion of the work and its fascinating early reception history until Constanze's death.…    
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Book details

List price: $34.95
Publisher: University of California Press
Publication date: 6/25/1998
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 190
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English

He is a William Powell Mason Professor of Music at Harvard University, is coauthor of the Bach Compendium.