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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

The Magic Flute

Mozart's famous German singspiel, or opera, "The Magic Flute," tells a charming, fantastic story that includes a bird seller, a captured princess, a prince who wants to rescue her, an evil Queen of the Night,a priest and, of course, a magic flute. The plot is complicated but the music is beautiful and memorable. You won't be able to stop humming Papageno's theme song!

Classics for Kids Quiz

1. The Magic Flute is a singspiel, a German play with both spoken lines and music.

True

False


2.Which of the following is NOT a character in The Magic Flute?

Papageno

Pamino

Hary Janos

Queen of the Night

Sarastro


3. The Magic Flute was written for ordinary people, not for nobility.

True

False


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