Mozart and the Keyboard Culture of His Time

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The elaborate title pages of eighteenth-century publications served to attract the bourgeois market as much as to honor the dedicatee. Stripped of the music behind it, the title page remains a nostalgic reminiscence of an era of class.

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Mozart Grand Concert Porcelain Box.
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From Sketch to Completed Work
From Print to CD
How did Mozart Compose?
The Mozart Myth: Tales of a Forgery
Mozart's Images
Mozart's Images Imagined
What the Score Doesn't Tell Us
The Piano Lesson
The Cult of Mozart
Commodification & Kitsch
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