Final - Mozart Life o Austrian composer o Child prodigy who...

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Mozart Life o Austrian composer o Child prodigy who started to write music before the age of 5, with sister Nannerl o Live only 30 years o Spent time touring as a kid, worked for the archbishop until he was 25 then a freelance musician Number of works in different genres o 40 symphonies, cassations, divertimentos, serenades o 27 violin concertos for piano, 5 for violin o 4 major operas- marriage of Figaro, Idomeneo, Don Giovanni, Magic flute o 18 choral music masses- requiem o 23 string quartets- chamber music o 17 piano sonatas- keyboard music Important works o A little night music- serenade for strings- 4 movements- fast, slow, fast, faster o Symphony No. 40- concentrates on a three note motive from the exposition o Marriage of Figaro- 1786, reached the peak of his career o Don Giovanni- Prague opera, not played in Vienna o Requiem- last composition- only did a little of it- finished with his notes, some thing he wrote if for himself Haydn Life o
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This note was uploaded on 02/27/2008 for the course EMUS 3822 taught by Professor Hagen during the Fall '07 term at Colorado.

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