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Mozart: A Musical Advocate

Abstract W.A. Mozart was a masterful creator of music and drama as well as a keen observer of human relationships. Librettists were enamored of his ability to bring their words to life with his music. His truthful portrayal of human relationships, particularly involving women, was highly influenced by his own life experiences. Through these relationships he learned to create characters and music that clearly depict female sibling relationships in the eighteenth century. A review of educational opportunities for women during the eighteenth century, Mozart's personal relationships, as well as selected roles in his operas will help to explain Mozart's portrayal of the eighteenth-century female sibling stereotypes. While Mozart's self-center... (more)
Created Date 2010
Contributor Walker, Anne Elise (Author) / Doan, Jerry (Advisor) / Dreyfoos, Dale (Committee member) / May, Judy (Committee member) / Norton, Kay (Committee member) / Reber, William (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Music / W.A. Mozart / Nannerl Mozart / Anna Maria Mozart / Cosi fan tutte / Le nozze di Figaro
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 52 pages
Language English
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Note D.M.A. Performance 2010
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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