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  • Mozart's First Documented Performance
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    Mozart Written by: Ivan Tarnawsky Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart is, in the opinion of many people, the greatest composer who ever lived. Some of us happen to fancy Gershwin, but hey, Mozart is older. Mozart was born in Salzburg on January 27, 1956. On January 24, 1761 when Mozart was only five years old, he learned now to play his first piece of music, a scherzo by Georg Christof Wagenseil. Mozart's first documented performance was on September first, 1761 as a singer in the Latin play "Sigismund us H...
  • Mozart's Compositional Style Wolfgang Amadeus
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    The Life of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-91) is regarded as the greatest composer who ever lived. He began writing minuets at the age of 5, and by the time he died in 1791 at the age of 35, he had produced 626 cataloged works". Mozart has enriched the concerto form with a larger number of masterpieces than any other composer". 1 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart is said to be the greatest genius in western music history. Wolfgang Amadeus was born in Salzburg, Austria January 27, 1...
  • Mozart's Music
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    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was probably the greatest genius in Western musical history. He was born in Salzberg, Austria on January 27, 1756. The son of Leopold Mozart and his wife Anna Maria Perl. Leopold was a successful composer and violinist and assistant concertmaster at the Salzberg court. At the age of three, Wolfgang showed signs of remarkable musical talent. He learned to play the harpsichord, a keyboard instrument related to the piano, at the age of four. Wolfgang began composing minuets ...
  • Mozart's Last Work
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    From: To: Subject: Submit a paper Date: Tuesday, November 04, 1997 3: 06 PM Title: Mozart Category: other Description: Body of paper: Thomas G. Builder 257-27-449710-30-97 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1756-1791 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was born in Salzburg on 27 January 1756. His father, Leopold Mozart, was a famous musician and composer in his own right. In his twenty-fourth year, Leopold received an appointment as violinist in the orchestra of the Archbishop of Salzburg, finally rising to the positi...
  • Wolfgang And Constanze Mozart
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    "For the respect his works have commanded of musicians, and the popularity they have enjoyed among wider audiences, he is probably the most admired composer in the history of Western music". With this appraisal the New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, published in 1980, begins its magisterial article on Beethoven. More than a decade later one might not apply this statement to the Teutonic Goliath but to the David of Mozart. Not only is this year (1991) the bicentennial of Mozart's death,...
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
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    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Early Years European Tours (1756-1766) Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, as he is generally known, was baptized in a Salzburg Cathedral on the day after his birth as Joannes Chrysostomus Wolfgang us Theophilus. The first and last given names come from his godfather Joannes Theophilus Pergmayr, although Mozart preferred the Latin form of this last name, Amadeus, more often A mad, or the Italiano Amadeo, and occasionally the Deutsch Gottlieb. Whatever the case may be, he rarely - i...

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