Mozart and the Keyboard Culture of His Time

Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey
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Mozart stands for culture and thereby has come to represent the aspirations of a middle class for whom Kultur has been commodified. Since the industrialization of the nineteenth century, mass-produced cultural goods—packaged in the canon—have become a capitalist value. The cultural icon has become a market force to be reckoned with.

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Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey – Special Edition Mozart Bottle, Portrait by Edward H. Weiss (WT).
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Introduction
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
Credits
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