Die Zauberflte /The Magic Flute

Vocal Score

Author: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781535274173

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Page: 166

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Mozart's Die Zauberfl�te (The Magic Flute) in German and English, Breitkopf edition.
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The Magic Flute

Vocal Score

Author: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Publisher: Faber & Faber

ISBN: 9780571507337

Category: Music

Page: 232

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Excerpt from The Magic Flute, Die Zauberflote: An Opera in Two Acts Pop. The fowler comes, in spite of rain, And sings his songs in merry strain; This merry fowler, too, is known By young and old, from zone to zone. Knows how to whistle every sound That birds may sing the whole year round. Oh. None can be more blithe than I, With these sweet warblers of the sky. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
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The Authentic Magic Flute Libretto

Mozart's Autograph or the First Full-Score Edition?

Author: Michael Freyhan

Publisher: Scarecrow Press

ISBN: 0810869675

Category: Music

Page: 308

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Shortly after Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's death, his widow Constanze sent a manuscript copy of one of his most beloved operas, Die Zauberflste, to the court of the Elector of Cologne. It was eventually published by Nicolaus Simrock in 1814 as the first full-score edition. However, the question still remains as to why this early copy in her possession diverges from Mozart's autograph in so many libretto details. The Authentic Magic Flute Libretto: Mozart's Autograph or the First Full-Score Edition? investigates the origin and claim to authenticity of the first full-score edition of Die Zauberflste, drawing attention to the close bond between words and music. Michael Freyhan brings the subtlety of the first edition word setting to the attention of scholars, musicians, and opera-lovers, setting out the evidence for its authenticity and detailing the quest, pursued in 15 countries, for the earliest possible historical sources. Freyhan examines the differences between the first edition and the autograph, discussing the quality of the word-setting_supported by 32 musical examples_and evaluating the relationship of the two texts in terms of language and literature. The following chapters discuss the early history of the autograph, focusing on four alleged owners, its market value, and the misleading catalogue numbering systems seen on the first page. Details of the performance and publication history of the first edition text are followed by a new perspective on the disputed authorship of the libretto, in light of the possible existence of two authentic texts. A concluding chapter discusses Mozart's sketches and working methods, while an appendix traces the character and career of Karl Ludwig Giesecke, one of the writers who claimed ownership of the opera's libretto. The book also includes several photos and the complete first edition libretto, in German and with literal English translation, providing a side-by-side text comparison with the autograph text.
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Printed opera scores in American libraries

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780889464193

Category: Music

Page: 1646

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A multi-volume set giving detailed information on every aspect of opera - over 100,000 entries. Improves on Steiger's Opernlexikon by including two additional data-categories for each work (language of text and literary sources) and by covering composers who have appeared since the end-date of Steiger's work (1934).
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Brahms

Author: John Bell Young

Publisher: Courier Dover Publications

ISBN: 0486809382

Category: Music

Page: 176

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Engaging survey covers Brahms' major orchestral, choral, and piano music, culminating in a discussion of the German Requiem. Commentary places the composer's compelling music within the context of his era and environment.
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