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Throughout his life Mozart His Family PDF #10003 was inspired fascinated amused aroused hurt disappointed and betrayed by women and he was eually complex to them But first and last Mozart loved and respected women His mother his sister his wife her sisters and his female patrons friends lovers and fellow artists all figure prominently in his life And his experience observation and understanding of women reappear spectacularly in the characters he created As one of our Mozart's Women eBook #188 finest interpreters of Mozart's work Jane Glover is perfectly placed to bring these remarkable women both real and dramatized vividly to life We meet Mozart's mother Maria Anna and his beloved and devoted sister Nannerl perhaps as talented as her brilliant brother but owing to her sex destined to languish at home while Wolfgang and their fathe. This is an excellent book Author Jane Glover examines Wolfgang Mozart's relations with the people in his life especially the women and particularly his mother sister and wife Glover also discusses and analyzes the women characters in his operas and shows how he created strong women The book gives a much different view of Mozart's life and personality than is popularly held The same is true of Constanze The Wolfgang and Constanze of Amadeus play and movie are two dimensional figures compared to the portraits Glover draws There is a lot of musical discussion but this is a good book for anyone wanting to know about Mozart and his music

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Mozart's Women His Family His Friends His MusicE like his sister his mother his wife and his entire female acuaintance restrained by the conventions and strictures of eighteenth century society Yet through his glorious writing he identified and released the emotions of his characters Constanze in Die Entführung aus dem Serail Ilia and Elettra in Idomeneo Susanna and the Countess in Le nozze di Figaro Donnas Anna and Elvira in Don Giovanni Fiordiligi Dorabella and Despina in Così fan tutte Pamina and the ueen of the Night in Die Zauberflöte are all examined and celebrated They hold up the mirror to their audiences and offer inestimable insight together constituting yet further proof of Mozart's true genius and phenomenal understanding of human nature Rich evocative and compellingly readable Mozart's Women illuminates the music and the man but above all the women who inspired h. This book cannot be faulted for the amount of detail about Mozart it is very densely packed with information It is divided into four parts with the third part a bizarrely positioned musical section My book group unanimously skipped part three it would have been better as an appendix The author's writing was also a little jarring various characters 'actually' did this and that and at one point Mozart and his wife 'peeled off' to a destination while on a journey Nevertheless a fascinating read

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review Mozart's Women His Family His Friends His Music Ò eBook or Kindle ePUB ☆ [Download] ➹ Mozart's Women His Family His Friends His Music ➾ Jane Glover – Throughout his life Mozart was inspired fascinated amused aroused hurt disappointed and betrayed by wR entertained the drawing rooms of Europe We meet too Mozart's other family his in laws the Webers Women His Family ePUB #8608 Constanze his wife much maligned by history and her sisters Aloysia Sophie and Josefa Aloysia and Josefa were highly talented singers for whom Mozart wrote some Women His Family His Friends Kindle of his most remarkable music Aloysia was the first woman whom Mozart truly and passionately loved and her eventual rejection of him nearly broke his heart Constanze though a less gifted singer proved a steadfast and loving wife and after Mozart's death his extremely efficient widow consolidating his Women His Family His Friends Kindle reputation and ensuring that his most enduring legacy his music never be forgottenMozart's Women is their story But it is also the story of the women in his operas all of whom wer. Mozart’s Women His Family His Friends His Music was written by accomplished Mozart conductor Jane Glover It was published in 2007 and is 372 pages In it Glover tells the story of the oft written about musical prodigy Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart in relation to the women in his family the women who inspired him and the women who loved him The biography is divided into four sections “Mozart’s Family” “Mozart’s Other Family” “Mozart’s Women” and “After Mozart” The first two sections present a complete biography of his life beginning with an account of the travels of the child prodigy Mozart his sister almost his eual in talent and his parents His father Leopold is painted as a domineering motivated and dour man; but what is most interesting in the early section of the biography is Glover’s assertion that Mozart’s sister Nannerl might have rivaled her brother in talent if she had been given the opportunities that he had been given It appears that the siblings did have a very close and supportive relationship with one another until Mozart in his need to break from his father went out on his own The next section “Mozart’s Other Family” deals with his relationship with the Weber family The Weber’s had four immensely talented daughters and reminded him of his own family Mozart’s first Weber love was the great opera singer Aloysia but some years after she rejected him he fell in love with and married her younger sister Constanze Constanze and Wolfgang’s marriage would grow to one of great devotion and her love for Mozart would inspire some of his best works This section concludes with the early and untimely death of Mozart while he worked tirelessly ironically on his Reuiem Mass The third section of the biography diverges from the linear movement of the book and digresses into a fascinating detailed explanation of each of Mozart’s operas and the women who inspired and performed them The final section of the book tells about the rest of Constanze’s life and the lives of her sisters and Mozart’s own sister I loved this book It was an independent bookstore treasure that I stumbled upon at the Hard Bean in Annapolis I was drawn to it by the title and by my own interest in the composer My father’s love of classical music and specifically Mozart seeped into my subconscious as I grew and asserted itself several years ago I remember falling in love with Mozart’s music when I saw the movie Amadeus over a decade ago The balance of music and story in the movie was captivating and inspiring and might be what started my true love of historical fictionThough Glover is profoundly learned the text of the book is readable and straightforward Her love for the composer is transmitted in a clean warmness of style Though her affinity for Mozart is clear she does not put him on a pedestal but creates a very human portrayal of a great master I had some difficulty with the third section that broke down his operas in such detail I would have preferred it to be woven through the linear biography for balance but that certainly did not take away from my enjoyment of the text I highly recommend this book