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Understanding Mozart's Piano Sonatas
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Contents: Preface; Pretexts; Part I Reading Texts: Contexts; Horizons of understanding; Editions; Approaching the texts. Part II Playing Texts: Instruments; Embellishing Mozart's texts; Epilogue: listening to texts; Bibliography; Index.

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John Irving is Reader in Historical Performance at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance. He was previously Professor of Music at Canterbury Christ Church University, Director of The Institute of Musical Research, School of Advanced Study, University of London, and Professor of Music History and Performance Practice at The University of Bristol. His five books on Mozart include studies of the solo keyboard music, string quartets and piano concertos. He is also a fortepianist, performing and recording both on historic keyboards and modern copies.

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'Reading Irving will broaden appreciation and swiftly eliminate any notion that the page open on the piano's music stand is The Work... John Irving's books ought to become prescribed reading for serious aspiring pianists and their teachers; copies should be in every College/Academy Piano Department's library.' Musical pointers 'Especially informative are chapters on early editions, early texts, and primary sources...The bibliography is extensive and nudges the reader toward further exploration. Early music specialists and fortepianists will find this volume especially intriguing... Recommended.' Choice 'In becoming 'defamiliarised from the familiar', one's desire to know more and to understand better becomes enhanced; and Irving's two major contributions to the study of Mozart's keyboard sonatas achieve a great deal towards this better understanding.' Ad Parnassum '... an inspiring contribution to Mozart studies that addresses the meeting point of analysis, reception history and performance practice ... a wealth of information and well-reasoned analysis.' Early Music

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