Mozart Books – The 8 Most Popular Books on Mozart!
Mozart Books: Find a collection of the most popular books on Mozart covering every aspect of his life and works.
Mozart was one of the most prolific and influential composers of the Classical era. His works continue to be appreciated even today and forms a part of the study of many music curriculum.
If you are interested in reading more about this child prodigy, who wrote his first symphony when he was just eight years old, here is a collection of the most popular Mozart books.
Popular Mozart Books
These books cover every aspect of his life and his works.
– by Wolfgang Hildesheimer (Author), Marion Faber (Translator)
A very well written book! Whatever else you might read about Mozart, be sure to include this one too. It is a worthwhile reading for classical music lovers and students.
– by Alfred Einstein (Author), Arthur Mendel (Translator), Nathan Broder (Translator)
Most of discussion about Mozart’s works is in layman’s terms. Good read if you want to understand why he was so great.
– by Robert W. Gutman (Author)
Very thorough book with over 700 pages! It may be better to ready another shorter biography of Mozart before you read this book, unless Music is your field of study.
– by Hermann Abert (Author), Cliff Eisen (Editor), Stewart Spencer (Translator)
This is a serious reference work that comprehensively details Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s life and works. Available now in English translation!
– by Solomon Maynard
Solomon’s books are worth a read because of his research and analysis of the music. This biography presents the human side of Mozart where he has to deal with issues that we all must deal with in life.
– by Robert Spaethling (Author), Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (Editor)
In this book, readers will get to know a man who wanted to be loved and lead a full life, only to die at the young age of 35! It’s fascinating to trace Mozart’s maturity, his move away from his father, his flirtatiousness writing with his wife. The preening and posturing show the genius’s very human side!
Books with accompanying Audio CD
by Jeremy Siepmann
This book has a good balance between biographical and musical discussions, making it more useful as a musical reference after you’ve read it. The book is concise with just 170 pages of main text.
by Perry Keenlyside (Author), Nigel Anthony (Narrator), Paul Rhys (Narrator), Edward De Souza (Narrator), David Timson (Narrator), Anna Patrick (Narrator)
A very enjoyable introduction to Mozart. The use of music to accompany the story makes it seem so much more complete. Including the music with various part of his life helps the reader to see/hear the progress of his genius.