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Mozart

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Mozart's unshakeable hold on the public's fascination can only be strengthened by the historian and biographer Peter Gay's bold, new perspective. His passionate and painstaking research reveals truths more fascinating than the myths that have long shrouded the maestro's life. Here is the archetypal child prodigy whose genius triumphed over early precociousness and who eventually broke away from a loving but tyrannical father to pursue his vision unhampered. This book traces the legendary developments of the man whose life was a whirlwind of achievement, and the composer who pushed every instrument to its limit and every genre, especially opera, into new realms. More than an engrossing biography, this is a meditation on the nature of genius - all in a compact small-format hardback.

Item details

Author(s):
Gay, Peter
Condition:
Fine
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0297643460
ISBN-13:
9780297643463
Number of pages:
158
Publisher:
Weidenfeld & Nicolson

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Mozart's unshakeable hold on the public's fascination can only be strengthened by the historian and biographer Peter Gay's bold, new perspective. His passionate and painstaking research reveals truths more fascinating than the myths that have long shrouded the maestro's life. Here is the archetypal child prodigy whose genius triumphed over early precociousness and who eventually broke away from a loving but tyrannical father to pursue his vision unhampered. This book traces the legendary developments of the man whose life was a whirlwind of achievement, and the composer who pushed every instrument to its limit and every genre, especially opera, into new realms. More than an engrossing biography, this is a meditation on the nature of genius - all in a compact small-format hardback.

Author(s):
Gay, Peter
Condition:
Fine
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0297643460
ISBN-13:
9780297643463
Number of pages:
158
Publisher:
Weidenfeld & Nicolson

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