Mozart: Clarinet Concerto

Lawson, C. (1996) Mozart: Clarinet Concerto. Cambridge music handbooks . Cambridge University Press, Cambridge. ISBN 9780521473842 (hardback) 9780521479295 (paperback) 9781139166737 (e-book)

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Abstract

Mozart's Clarinet Concerto is of supreme importance as his last instrumental work. Yet there are a number of special problems surrounding the piece, since the autograph is lost and the unique instrument for which it was written has not survived. This book provides evidence of the development of the clarinet, Mozart's encounter with it, and the composition and subsequent reception of the Clarinet Concerto. An analysis of the work is complemented by discussion of performance practice and of surviving relevant instruments. Expertise from the author's colleagues contributes to some valuable appendices.

Item Type: Book
Uncontrolled Keywords: Mozart, Clarinet Concerto, reception, analysis, performance practice
Subjects: Musical Instruments
Music History
Division: Musicology
Depositing User: Ms Katharine Liley
Date Deposited: 06 Sep 2019 13:30
Last Modified: 15 Oct 2019 16:06
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/CBO9781139166737
URI: http://researchonline.rcm.ac.uk/id/eprint/727

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