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The term, rondeau: andante grazioso, refers to the final movement of a piece of music and andante grazioso means to play gracefully.

For Mozart's "Violin Concerto No 4," the violin is accompanied by two oboes, two horns, and a string section. The music was fast in the beginning and tempo would increase when the horns joined in but the violin playing was soft and melodic. Toward the end of the composition the tempo increased to fast. The music was perfect for dancing the old style ballroom dance. Written in D major, the violin sounds ring and vibrate throughout the venue. Tonally-concocted the orchestra plays in unison and the violin enters a couple of octaves higher playing the same material up to vibrant arpeggios before concluding in the same fashion as it started. The tempo was in varying ranges starting out fast then slowed down before rising back to fast.

Mozart was one….

Mozart
Although Antonio Salieri really existed and was employed as the chief composer to the Hapsburg court in Vienna for 36 years, only in fictional accounts did he plot to destroy olfgang Amadeus Mozart and finally poison him. As the A&E biography points out, no evidence exists that such events ever occurred despite the fact that Amadeus (1984) has always been a highly popular and well-regarded film. Other parts of the fictional film are more accurate, such as young olfgang's love-hate relationship with his father Leopold and growing desire to break free of his authoritarian control. As a child prodigy, Leopold had taken his son all over Europe from the age of six, including stays in Munich, Rome, London, Milan and Paris, where the boy was invariably proclaimed a musical genius. Even so, he had great difficulty securing paid employment in any of these cities and indeed struggled with poverty throughout….

olfgang Amadeus Mozart does not deserve to be on the list of history's most influential people. Mozart's work clearly shows the influence of his time, including the ideas of the Enlightenment and musical influences of the time. His work is clearly long-lasting in the western world, and the best of his pieces show a profound grasp of melody, and mark him as a major talent. hile an immensely talented and prolific composer, Mozart's lasting fame seems to be based largely on the ideal of him as a Romantic artist, rather than on the body of his work. In addition, Mozart's fame can be attributed also to his family's great influence. Mozart's work can be argued to be lacking in many areas, including the lack of depth in his church music, the lack of nature or a sense of fun and whimsy in his work, and flaws within his early work.….

Mozart wrote the work with the help of a friend and fellow composer, Lorenzo da Ponte (real name Emmanuele Conegliano). He and da Ponte wrote the opera very quickly, as one of his biographers notes, "The writing must have been mainly done in six weeks - the figure given in da Ponte's memoirs - starting in mid-October. It seems that rather than compose the work straight through Mozart set similar kinds of numbers in groups according to their basic emotional character" (Keys 175). The work is an "opera buffa" (a light or amusing opera, today called a "comic opera"), with very complex multiple plots that Mozart manages to get through to the audience through action and voice. Another critic writes, "The action is both structured around and plotted towards numerous and prominent moments of reconciliation" (Sadie 262). The opera keeps the audience laughing, but they also have to pay….

Haydn and Mozart
Haydn once told Mozart's father that his son was "the greatest composer known to me in person or by name; he has taste and, what is more, the greatest knowledge of composition," (Sadie). The student-teacher relationship between Mozart and his mentor was characterized by mutual respect: the younger Mozart dedicated six string quartets to his teacher, who deemed the master of that style. The intersecting lives of these two great composers are similar on many counts: both came from Viennese musical families, both exhibited talent at a very young age, and both struggled financially in spite of their awesome and acknowledged talents. Moreover, Mozart and Haydn traveled throughout Europe and though they never grew rich, they were both able to earn their livelihoods through music. In spite of these similarities, Mozart became by far the more renowned of the two composers, both in his day and in ours.….

Mozart: Sonata for Piano in C major, K 545
Classical sonata: Mozart's Sonata for Piano in C major, K 545

Track time, melodic and accompaniment writing.

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The first section of music sounds bright and sprightly. It sets the melodic line and tone for the rest of the composition. The music begins relatively abruptly: there is little lead-in to the piece of music. The melody dominates the composition. The tone is relatively simple and charming but not excessively ornamented.

Although engaging, the use of repetition is manifested relatively early on in the work. There is a consistent use of similar thematic motifs even in the first minute, which will then be expanded upon later on. This gives the work simplicity, clarity, and ease in the way it is performed: there is nothing overdone or 'fussy' about the quality of the performance.

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The transition is relatively brief and fleeting, marked only by a slight pause….

One of the most famous peoplenot just famous composersin the world, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart epitomizes the spirit of th century classical music. A child prodigy from Vienna, Mozart composed everything from chamber music to operas, from symphonies to piano concertos.This piece is one of Mozarts piano sonatas, Piano Sonata in D minor. As the title suggests, it is written for piano. There are two sections, named A and B, although A is repeated. Although there is a notable contrast between Sections A and B, their overall structures including time signatures and key, remain the same. Phrasing is the main difference. Section A is repeated exactly after the conclusion of B.In D minor, Mozart lists the C and E as sharps. A few accidentals occur, one in section A (measures 7 and 8) and in Section B (measures 1,2 and 3). In Section B the chromatics involve raising the B one….

Classical Music and Music
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joy of attending the Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra concert at Lincoln Center. The Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra performed a total of two pieces. The first of the two was the Violin Concerto No.3 in G. major, K.216(1775) and the second was Symphony No.41 in C. major, K.551("Jupiter"). Louis Langree was the conductor of the performance and Simone Porter was the featured violinist. In spite of the hot weather (86 Fahrenheit), there was a long queue at the door that extended two blocks from the door. Although the Damrosch Park is big and was occupied almost entirely by chairs, the author was able to get a seat in the seventh row. The venue as a whole was full. While both numbers performed were good, the first piece was much better than the second in terms of quality.
The quite auditorium erupted with applause when the soloist came out onto the stage.….

Mozart
olfgang Amadeus Mozart is one of the most respected and revered composers who ever lived. Although he was a part of what has become known as the Classical era of music, it can be argued that Mozart transcended the aesthetic of his timer period and created works which are timeless. During his unfairly short lifetime, he helped create and popularize various musical forms. He has become an icon of genius and the epitome of the child prodigy, showing incredible artistic ability in a very early age. The totality of Mozart's works includes a plethora of symphonies, concertos, and operas not to mention singular musical pieces. Mozart was one of the most prolific composers of his era, or indeed of any era. More than 600 works of Mozart still exist to this day and there are reports which indicated some others have been lost to history. His works have been featured….

Mozart: Composer for the Ages
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was born in 1756 in Salzburg. His full name as recorded on his Baptismal certificate is (in Latin) Johannes Chrysostomus Wolfgangus Theophilis Amadeus Mozart. Though seven children were born in the family only Wolfgang and his elder sister survived infancy. Both were instructed in the ways of music by their father. Wolfgang showed early signs of being a prodigy.

His father Leopold was a music teacher and composer and passed on his love of music to his son, encouraging both of his children to perform. Mozart surprised his father at an early age by drafting his own composition, without encouragement (Deutsch, 1965).

Leopold took the children on extensive tours of Europe, having them perform in the Bavarian, Vienna, and Prague Courts. The duo was the equivalent of today's child-stars. Their touring led Mozart to meet important musicians like J.C. Bach. In ome, Mozart heard Allegri's….

Mozart Effect the Work of
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Mozart especially did the trick. Einstein loved Mozart's highly organized, intensely patterned sonatas. He felt, as many before him, that music and the reasoning intellect were linked. Music and his scientific work...were 'born of the same source.'" (Dowd, 2008) a report conducted by the German Ministry of Education in 2007 while failing to uphold music having a long-term influence on intelligence did state findings of a "link between musical training and IQ development." (Dowd, 2008) Dowd additionally reports that "...brain mapping has revealed that professional musicians have more grey matter in their right auditory cortex than non-musicians, as if practicing an instrument flexed a muscle in the brain." (2008) Dowd states: "It seems increasingly likely that the long-term practice of playing music, rather than merely listening, can have the kind of impact suggested by the Mozart Effect. Einstein, after all, organized his mind by playing the violin, not listening….

Mozart Born Into a Family
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All the while, Leopold continued to promote his son to the Royal Court - which became a successful effort which allowed for a minor stability of income (which was supplemented by private lessons). but, by 1778, Mozart was exceptionally tired of Salzburg and yearned for larger cities and more opportunities.
Mozart demonstrated a fickle music taste - writing in highly prolific bursts the same types of music until he became tired of them and then would move on to newer forms and to breaking the "rules" of compositions win interesting and challenging ways. Despite his successes, Mozart was never truly independent in anything other than his music. He was interested in a variety of positions in France and Germany but his father dissuaded him because none of the positions offered were high enough to properly reflect the talents of his son.

Wolfgang gave up Salzburg in 1781 where he promptly moved….

Mozart v. Schubert
Two of the best-known composers of all time, olfgang Amadeus Mozart and Franz Peter Schubert, shared much in common in terms of their upbringing. Both from present-day Austria, Mozart and Schubert grew up in musical families, with fathers that fostered their innate talents. Although Mozart is more famous for his being a child prodigy, Schubert also showed an early predilection for musical genius even if he wasn't writing symphonies by the time he was five years old as Mozart did. Mozart did have more access to quality schooling and training throughout his formative years than Schubert did, although the latter eventually gained entry into the Convict, one of the most notable music academies at the time. At the Convict, Schubert studied under Mozart's supposed nemesis, Antonio Salieri. However, Schubert was born six years after Mozart died, and also looked up to his predecessor as much as he did….

In the scene where the Emperor and his aides argue about the language for the new opera, one of the aides notes, "Plain German for plain people," and "German is too brutal" ("Amadeus"). Underlying this conversation is the idea that the north could not possibly be civilized or educated, and only the elite and attuned listened to the classical music emanating from Italy. This also indicates how the culture was changing, and indicates the difference between the two composers. Mozart welcomed writing in German, but was open to any language, while Salieri plodded along in Italian. He was not open to change and innovation, while Mozart championed it in his music and his life.
Throughout the film, it is clear Salieri cannot grow to accept the changes in Classical music. He represents the old morals of the enaissance, while Mozart represents the new morals of the Enlightenment that would forge….

" Mozart used the play, about a maid, Susanna, who is to marry a valet, Figaro, as the story line of his opera. Together Figaro and Susana seek to outwit their master who is trying to seduce Susanna. A master had "first night rights" to the female servants when they married in those days.
Figaro" successfully champions the ingenuity of the lower classes and the wit of the female over the self-serving, arrogant nobility. The debate that followed the success of this opera is representative of the questions in everyone's minds during those years when the rights of the aristocracy were put into conflict with the rights of the common man and woman (Fiero 165).

Although Mozart appeared to be much more concerned with music and all of its forms, and kept his favored place in the eyes of the aristocracy because of his genius, he had his problems with noble patrons….

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Compare and Contrast the Lives of Haydn and Mozart

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Mozart: Sonata for Piano in C major, K 545 Classical sonata: Mozart's Sonata for Piano in C major, K 545 Track time, melodic and accompaniment writing. Group The first section of music…

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Classical Music and Music

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Mozart Composer for the Ages Wolfgang Amadeus

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Mozart: Composer for the Ages Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was born in 1756 in Salzburg. His full name as recorded on his Baptismal certificate is (in Latin) Johannes Chrysostomus Wolfgangus Theophilis…

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Mozart especially did the trick. Einstein loved Mozart's highly organized, intensely patterned sonatas. He felt, as many before him, that music and the reasoning intellect were linked. Music…

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Mozart Born Into a Family

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All the while, Leopold continued to promote his son to the Royal Court - which became a successful effort which allowed for a minor stability of income (which…

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