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By Lepold Mozart

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This is just a phenomenal booklet! it's like having a tune lesson from Leopold Mozart. even supposing i don't play the violin, analyzing and rereading this publication has performed extra to enhance my classical taking part in (woodwinds) than the other unmarried task (except in fact practicing). It additionally provides a fully breathtaking view of Mozart's father's character and musical tastes. this can be a "must" learn for all musicians.

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A u f Kosten des Verfassers. Augsburg, | Gedruckt bei Johann Jacob Lotter. 1769 (1770) 8 foi. 268 p. P o ssib ly Leop o ld lived to see a third edition (an exact reproduction o f the second) w h ich appeared in the year o f his death, 1787, the o n ly difference b ein g in the title o f the firm o f the publisher, w hich read : Johann Jakob L o tte r & So n . Y e t a fourth, w h o lly unchanged, edition appeared in 1800, after w hich Leopold’ s b oo k w as supplanted b y other m ethods m ore adapted to the advanced technical demands o f the new century.

It was not until 1922 that Bernhard Paumgartner, the Director o f the Mozarteum at Salzburg, restored to Leopold his rights and edited a facsimile o f the first edition, produced by the Viennese publisher Carl Stephenson. Between the first and second editions, however, appeared a French translation, o f which Leopold for a long time knew nothing—in 1778 he was urging his son to send him a copy from Paris, or to bring one home with him. S. Monseigneur le D uc d’ Orléans. | On trouvera à la fin de cette Méthode X II Petits Duo et un Caprice fadles à la portée des Commençants, | A Paris | Chez Mr.

4 It is supposed to be the instrument on which David played before King Saul5 and which is commonly thought to be a harp. 7 With which of our modem instruments could one compare this Kinnor? They are all entirely different. This statement itself rests on conjecture, and the musical dictionaries are in disagreement with one another. ) Marg. , L . i, Tract. i, C. 4. Tevo, P. 1, C. 11. a Also called Noah. 3 New CoUecúon o f the most RemarkaèU Stories o f Traveit Book II, p. 60, par. 20. 4 I Moses iv.

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