Mozart at Work: Biography and a Musical Aesthetic for the Emerging German Bourgeoisie

Painter, Karen
March 2002
Musical Quarterly;Spring2002, Vol. 86 Issue 1, p186
Academic Journal
Discusses the cultural significance of the musical biography of composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Reflection of the aspirations of a musically literate public; Analysis of pertinent topics and relevant issues; Implications on studies of music.


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