Mozart And His Music


Mozart is perhaps the greatest musical genius who ever lived.
Mozart 's full name is Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.
Most people called him Mozart or Wolfgang. Mozart was born in
Salzburg, Austria, January 27, 1756.
Mozart is the greatest musical child prodigy who ever lived. He
began composing minuets at the age of 5 and symphonies at age 9. His
father took him on a series of concert tours together with his sister,
Maria Anna; born four and one-half years before Mozart. She too, was a
child prodigy. Both played the keyboard, but Mozart became a violin
virtuoso, as well.
In 1762 he and his sister, "Nannerl," as she was nicknamed,
performed before the Elector of Bavaria in Munich, and at ...

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Constanze Weber
against his father's wishes. In 1783, Mozart and Constanze visited
Salzburg, where he helped Michael Haydn out of a difficult spot, by
writting some violin duets. He completed a set of string quartets, and in
so doing, deeply impressed Josef Haydn who was the greatest master of music
for string quartets. In 1786, Mozart's London friends took part in the
first performance of The Marriage of Figaro. This was a triumph for Mozart
in Prague, and he wrote his "Prague" symphony as a tribute to its generous
people.
In Paris, Mozart published his first works: four sonatas for
clavier: with accompanying violin in 1764.
In 1768 he composed his first opera, LA FINTA SEMPLICE, for Vienna;
but intrigues prevented its performance, and it was first presented a year
later at Salzburg.
Mozart was a successful composer and violinist. He used the form
of concerto (like the symphony, in several section) to display the
qualities of wind instruments, like the horn. His ...

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