Who Was Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart?

Who Was Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart?

Author: Yona Zeldis McDonough

Publisher: Paw Prints

Published: 2009-07-10

Total Pages: 0

ISBN-13: 9781442049222

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Explores the life and work of the prolific eighteenth-century Austrian composer who began life as a child prodigy, composing music at the age of five, and died a pauper at age thirty-five.


Wolfgang Amadé Mozart

Wolfgang Amadé Mozart

Author: Georg Knepler

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Published: 1997-03-13

Total Pages: 420

ISBN-13: 9780521588232

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First published in Berlin in 1991.


Musical Genius

Musical Genius

Author: Barbara Allman

Publisher: Millbrook Press

Published: 2004-01-01

Total Pages: 72

ISBN-13: 9781575056043

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Describes the life of the eighteenth-century Austrian composer, a musical prodigy who learned to write music before he could write letters and grew up to become Imperial Court Composer to Emperor Joseph.


Understanding Music

Understanding Music

Author: N. Alan Clark

Publisher:

Published: 2015-12-21

Total Pages: 316

ISBN-13: 9781940771335

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Music moves through time; it is not static. In order to appreciate music wemust remember what sounds happened, and anticipate what sounds might comenext. This book takes you on a journey of music from past to present, from the Middle Ages to the Baroque Period to the 20th century and beyond!


A Life in Letters

A Life in Letters

Author: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Publisher: Penguin

Published: 2007-03-27

Total Pages: 384

ISBN-13: 110149395X

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The letters of one of the world’s greatest composers Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart—seen variously as a child prodigy, musical genius, tragic Romantic artist, and cultural icon—is among the most written-about of all composers. This fascinating set of his letters offers a new understanding of his life story—his marriage, compositions, performances, occasional money worries, opinions of fellow musicians, and complex relationship with his father—and a revealing portrait of both the man and the musician.


Who Was Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart?

Who Was Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart?

Author: Yona Zeldis McDonough

Publisher: Penguin

Published: 2003-04-28

Total Pages: 113

ISBN-13: 0448431041

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Born in Austria in 1756, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart composed his first piece of music, a minuet, when he was just five years old! Soon after, he was performing for kings and emperors. Although he died at the young age of thirty-five, Mozart left a legacy of more than 600 works. This fascinating biography charts the musician's extraordinary career and personal life while painting a vivid cultural history of eighteenth-century Europe. Black-and-white illustrations on every spread explore such topics as the history of opera and the evolution of musical instruments. There is also a timeline and a bibliography. Illustrated by Carrie Robbins. Cover illustration by Nancy Harrison.


Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Author: Ernst A. Ekker

Publisher: NorthSouth (NY)

Published: 2006

Total Pages: 0

ISBN-13: 9780735820562

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The year 2006 is the 250th anniversary of Mozart's birth. This picture book tells the tale of the composer's life, from child prodigy to Imperial Royal Chamber Composer for Emperor Joseph II. Includes a CD with selections of Mozart's music. Full color.