Mozart and the Keyboard Culture of His Time

Mozart’s Ear
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The Mozart-Gemeinde in Berlin had acquired over 300 members when the founders decided to launch a quarterly publication devoted to "all those things, which either reveal new insight into Mozart, his life and his works, or which contribute to the continuing veneration of his divine genius." Amongst articles listing manuscript copies of his music, letters to and from his wife, and essays on the reception of his operas and iconography, appeared the essay entitled "Mozart’s Ear," a scientific investigation of Mozart’s physical features as an indicator of his genius.

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Mittheilungen fuer die Mozart-Gemeinde in Berlin, fuenftes Heft (Februar 1898), p. 165.
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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
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