Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
"Turkish Rondo" from Piano Sonata in A, K. 331

 

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Mozart: Piano Sonata No. 11 in A

Mozart's Operas

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart wrote his first opera when he was twelve, and opera continued to fascinate him throughout his life. Mozart had such genius for combining music and theater that he took opera to a whole new level. No other composer from Mozart's day still has so many operas performed all over the world.

Track list:
Mozart : Marriage of Figaro: Finale
Mozart : Marriage of Figaro: "Canzonetta sull'aria" (Countess/Susanna duet)
Mozart : The Magic Flute: Papageno (humming)
Mozart : The Marriage of Figaro: Opening duet Figaro/Susanna
Mozart : The Marriage of Figaro: "Non più andrai"
Mozart : The Magic Flute: "Der Hölle Rache" (Queen of the Night aria )
Mozart : The Magic Flute: "O Isis und Osiris" (Sarastro aria)
Mozart : The Magic Flute: Papageno/Papagena Duet

Classics for Kids Quiz

1. An opera is a stage work with costumes and sets in which the words are sung.

True

False


2.Which of the following is NOT an opera by Mozart?

The Marriage of Figaro

The Magic Flute

Aida


3. Which character in The Magic Flute sings very fast, very loud and very high?

Sarastro

Papageno

The Queen of the Night

Pamina

Pamino


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