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Unlocking the Masters Series #3: Getting the Most Out of Mozart: The Instrumental Works
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In this book, Hurwitz takes the reader/listener through Mozart's chamber and orchestral music. This music doesn't sound like anyone else's - only Mozart could have written it. What makes it so special and how to enjoy it are explored. The CD contains excerpts from BMG Classics Recordings.
Book News Annotation:
Founder and editor of an online daily classical music magazine, Hurwitz points out features of Wolfgang Mozart's (1856-91) music in general and of specific instrumental works to help listeners understand and appreciate them more. The works include chamber music, orchestral music, and concertos. The disk contains 11 pieces by various orchestras. Only works are indexed.
Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
This new book/CD set examines Mozart's work and his lasting impact with a guided tour of seven pieces. Includes explanations of the various ensembles, historical information on each work's composition, and an analysis about what makes each piece truly "noteworthy."
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