CLASSICAL MUSIC AND LITERATURE
FICTIONAL ACCOUNTS OF EVENTS IN COMPOSERS' LIVES AND REVIEWS OF WORKS OTHER THAN THOSE BY BEETHOVEN



In this section, we want to present you with features of fictional accounts of events in composers' lives.  At this time, we can offer you our own translation of Eduward Mörike's Mozart novella.  Enjoy!

AMZ Necrology on E.T.A. Hoffmann - The AMZ's farewell to its former music critic 
Ernst Ortlepp on Beethoven
Ritter Gluck - A Reminiscence from the Year 1809 by E.T.A. Hoffmann
Hoffmann's Opera Undine - An AMZ Article by Carl Maria von Weber [a most intriguing 'inversion case': a composer who also occasionally wrote about music reviews a musical work by a music critic and writer who also composed].

Mozart on His Journey to Prague - A Novella by Eduard Mörike

At the Shrine of St. Wagner - An Essay by Mark Twain