What to Listen for in Mozart (Paperback)

By Robert Harris

Macfarlane Walter & Ross, 9780921912323, 260pp.

Publication Date: January 1, 1993



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.

About the Author

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. "From the Hardcover edition."

Praise For What to Listen for in Mozart

“Harris shines as an educator on the level of Leonard Bernstein.”
Publisher's Weekly