By Jack Goldstein

ISBN-10: 1782346775

ISBN-13: 9781782346777

Do you need to comprehend all the vital evidence approximately Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart? among many different issues, the mythical composer wrote over six hundred works, used to be made a knight through the Pope, mastered greater than twelve languages and wrote poems approximately particularly unsavory subjects...

This easy-to-digest booklet promises the knowledge you want to learn about Mozart in handily organised sections. even if you're writing a background undertaking on him otherwise you simply are looking to discover extra a couple of guy thought of via many to be the world's maximum composer, this pocket-sized fact-book is a straightforward strategy to get the knowledge you will want speedy!

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Mozart instantly got out of bed and played it, unable to ‘live with’ an uncompleted tune. Mozart was a devout catholic and a fair proportion of his work was religious in nature. Despite this, Mozart was also a Freemason, joining a Viennese lodge in 1784. As a young teenager, Mozart visited the Sistine Chapel. Having heard just two performances of Gregorio Allegri’s Miserere, he wrote the music out from memory - the first time it was written down outside of the Vatican. They had kept the sheet music highly secret and closely guarded!

15 in D Minor - intertwining beauty. Don Giovanni - dark, complex but ultimately rewarding. The Most Amazing Facts As is often the case with the truly great musicians, Mozart was also a brilliant mathematician. A Story about Mozart goes thus: Knowing that he liked to stay in bed well past noon, a friend visited him early in the morning. Getting no reply from Mozart when he tried to wake him, the friend went to a piano and played a piece of music but stopped before the final chord. Mozart instantly got out of bed and played it, unable to ‘live with’ an uncompleted tune.

You can’t visit it today however, as these ‘common graves’ (as they were known) were only allocated for ten years - after which they were excavated to make more room! There are a number of theories as to what the cause of Mozart’s death was. These include rheumatic fever, influenza and even mercury poisoning. You Must Listen To... Here are ten of the greatest Mozart works that you should make yourself familiar with. The Mozart Requiem - perfection in musical form. The Marriage of Figaro - recognisable and fun.

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