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Author Nedbal, Martin, author.

Title Mozart's operas and national politics : canon formation in Prague from 1791 to the present / Martin Nedbal
Published Cambridge, United Kingdom ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2023


Description 1 online resource
Contents Part I. Athenticity and ethnicity. Werktreue, patriotism, and nationalism in Prague productions of Mozart's operas ; Mozart and ethnic identity -- Part II. Monuments and politics. Bertramka and the politics of Prague's Mozart monuments ; La clemenza di Tito and the Habsburg Dynasty in Bohemia, 1791-1891 ; Italian, German, and Czech staged performances of La clemenza di Tito in Prague, 1791-1991 -- Part III. Translations and adaptations. Wenzel Mihule and Don Giovanni ; Die Zauberflöte and Czech National Theater
Summary "This wide-ranging study explores how Czech and German nationalism influenced the reception of Mozart's operas in Prague over the centuries. It demonstrates the role of politics in the construction of the Western musical canon, revealing how both Czech and German factions in Prague used Mozart's legacy to promote their political interests"-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on August 10, 2023)
Subject Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, 1756-1791. Operas.
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, 1756-1791 -- Performances -- Czech Republic -- Prague
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, 1756-1791 -- Appreciation -- Czech Republic -- Prague
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, 1756-1791
SUBJECT Operas (Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus) fast
Subject Opera -- Czech Republic -- Prague
Music -- Political aspects -- Czech Republic -- History
Nationalism in music.
Art appreciation
Music -- Political aspects
Nationalism in music
Czech Republic
Czech Republic -- Prague
Genre/Form Electronic books
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781009257619