»Weil jede Note zählt«. Mozart interpretieren
Gespräche und Essays
Edition no.
BVK 2090
ISBN
9783761820902
Editor
Mösch, Stephan
Language(s) of work
German
Product format
Book
Binding
Hardback
Pages / Format
401 S. - 21,5 x 15,5 cm
This book is in German.

„Weil jede Note zählt“ (“Because Every Note Counts”) – this is the credo regarding interpretation which Alfred Brendel formulates in this book. It is an invitation to reflect about how to deal with Mozart’s music, about what we generally call „interpretation“ and what has undergone fundamental changes again and again in the course of the last 100 years.

Famous Mozart interpreters and world-renowned musicologists share their experiences and insights in conversations and essays: What did it mean and what does it mean to perform Mozart?

From the contents:
- How does Mozart compose? About his scores and compositional procedures
- Why spontaneity and risk are so important: on performance practice
- Mozart’s theatre of diversity: questions about the human existence on stage
- From Richard Strauss to Nikolaus Harnoncourt: on the artistic physiognomy of great Mozart conductors
- How did composers of the 20th century respond to Mozart?
- Music festival history is German history: a documentary on the Mozartfest Würzburg

Conversations
by Markus Thiel with Alfred Brendel, John Eliot Gardiner, Christian Gerhaher, Brigitte Fassbaender, Hartmut Haenchen, Markus Hinterhäuser, René Jacobs, Frank Peter Zimmermann and Tabea Zimmermann

Authors of the Essays
Ulrich Konrad, Robert D. Levin, Stephan Mösch, Wolfgang Rathert and Thomas Seedorf

Documentary Part
Hansjörg Ewert, Christian Lemmerich, Dimitra Will, Renate Ulm

The Editor
Stephan Mösch is Professor for Aesthetics, History and Artistic Practice at the Hochschule für Musik Karlsruhe. Bärenreiter already published his books „Komponieren für Stimme. Von Monteverdi bis Rihm. Ein Handbuch“ (BVK 2379) as well as „Weihe, Werkstatt, Wirklichkeit. Wagners „Parsifal“ in Bayreuth 1882–1933“ (BVK 2326).

In collaboration with the Mozartfest Würzburg which celebrates its 100th Anniversary in 2021.
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