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  • Mozart : Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

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    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was born in 1756, in Salzburg, Austria. Mozart quickly became “the most extraordinarily gifted child in the history of music” (Forney 169). Around the age of 3 Mozart became interested in playing the keyboard, “he could also recall prominent passages from the pieces that he heard” (Abert 19). At only reaching the age of four, Mozart’s father had already begun to teach him a number of minutes and other pieces on the keyboard, and not long before he was able to play them with

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

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    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (German: [ˈvɔlfɡɑŋ amaˈdeus ˈmoːtsaʁt], English see fn.[1]), baptismal name Johannes Chrysostomus Wolfgangus Theophilus Mozart[2] (27 January 1756 – 5 December 1791), was a prolific and influential composer of the Classical era. He composed over 600 works, many acknowledged as pinnacles of symphonic, concertante, chamber, piano, operatic, and choral music. He is among the most enduringly popular of classical composers. Mozart showed prodigious ability from his earliest childhood

  • Wolfgang Mozart Research Paper

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    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, commonly referred to as Mozart was born in Austria during the 18th century. Leopold and Anna Maria Mozart gave birth to Wolfgang Amadeus on January 27th 1756. (“Wolfgang Mozart") Wolfgang was born into a family that was not unfamiliar to the sounds of music. Leopold, Mozart’s father, was musically talented and enjoyed playing the violin and was not shy at introducing his children to music. Both Mozart and his sister Maria Anna began playing instruments. Therefore, from about

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Essay

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    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, as he is generally known, was baptized in a Salzburg Cathedral on the day after his birth as Joannes Chrysostomus Wolfgangus 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 Amadé, or the Italiano Amadeo, and occasionally the Deutsch Gottlieb. Whatever the case may be, he rarely - if ever - used Theophilus in his signature

  • Essay on Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

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    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 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 Pertl. 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.

  • The Music Of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

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    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was an Austrian composer who mastered the range of contemporary modern instrumental and vocal forms—including the symphony, concerto, chamber music, and especially in the opera. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was born on January 27, 1756, in Salzburg, Austria. Mozart mom and dad, stressed about the importance music to their children. Wolfgang received in-depth musical training that by the age of six he was a rising composer and a soon to be keyboard performer. In 1762 Mozart dad

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Essay

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    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 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. His father, Leopold, perhaps the greatest influence on Mozart's life, was the vice Kapellmeister (assistant choir director) to the Archbishop of Salzburg at the time of Mozart's birth. Mozart was actually christened as "Joannes Chrysotomus Wolfgangus Theophilus,"

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Essay

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    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 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

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Essay

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    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was born in Salzburg, Austria in January 1756 to Anna Maria and Leopold Mozart. He was the second and last child to survive of his seven other siblings. His sister, Anna Maria”Nannerl” Mozart shared some of her brother’s triumphs. Mozart was from the start a musical prodigy. He played the clavier and started composing little pieces of music at the age of five. Mozart astonished the world further when he played the keyboard perfectly during a tour with his father. In

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Essay

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    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Mozart is and was a remarkable musician and composer whose legend continues to grow more than two centuries after his death. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was born in Salzburg, Austria in 1756. Before the age of four, he had exhibited such extraordinary powers of musical memory and ear-sophistication that his father, Leopold, a highly esteemed violinist and composer in his own right, decided to give his son, Wolfgang, harpsichord lessons. From day one of his lessons, the boy's

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