What to Listen for in Mozart
By Robert Harris
(Macfarlane Walter & Ross, Paperback, 9780921912323, 260pp.)
Publication Date: January 1993
Other Editions of This Title: Paperback
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The essential introduction to Mozart and the pleasures of classical music in a witty, exuberant style to match Mozart's own. What to Listen For in Mozart reveals the essence of Mozart’s music as well as his tumultuous life and times, examining his achievements within the aristocratic society of the late 1700’s, a society hovering on the brink of revolution , and the details of his career and tragic death, shunned and destitute at the age of thirty-five.
As a critic, reviewer, broadcaster and producer, Robert Harris has been demystifying classical music for enthusiastic audiences for over twenty-five years. Currently the host of CBC Radio’s I Hear Music, he lives in Toronto.
“Harris shines as an educator on the level of Leonard Bernstein.”