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Mozart's Operas

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Renowned Mozart scholar Daniel Heartz brings his deep knowledge of social history, theater, and art to a study of the last and great decade of Mozart's operas. 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, compose...more
Paperback, 382 pages
Published October 16th 1992 by University of California Press (first published 1990)
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Not much new here, but the parts on DaPont were interesting. I also enjoyed the excerpts from Mozart's letters, even though I've read most of them previously in other books. The stage direction parts were also interesting.
wonderful book to have, nothing new though
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