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Author Burnham, Scott G.

Title Mozart's grace / Scott Burnham.

Publication Info. Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, [2013]


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Description 1 online resource
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Print version record.
Contents Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgments; Invitation; I: Beauty and Grace; II: Thresholds; III: Grace and Renewal; Knowing Innocence; Notes; Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; K; L; M; P; R; S; T; W
Summary It is a common article of faith that Mozart composed the most beautiful music we can know. But few of us ask why. Why does the beautiful in Mozart stand apart, as though untouched by human hands? At the same time, why does it inspire intimacy rather than distant admiration, love rather than awe? And how does Mozart's music create and sustain its buoyant and ever-renewable effects? In Mozart's Grace, Scott Burnham probes a treasury of passages from many different genres of Mozart's music, listening always for the qualities of Mozartean beauty: beauty held in suspension; beauty placed
Subject Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, 1756-1791 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, 1756-1791. (OCoLC)fst00050702
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY -- Composers & Musicians.
MUSIC -- Individual Composer & Musician.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc. (OCoLC)fst01411635
Other Form: Print version: 9781283804332 (DLC) 2012030026
ISBN 1400845114 (electronic bk.)
9781400845118 (electronic bk.)
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