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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Bryan Marshall. Early Life. Born: January 27, 1756 Family Parents: Leopold and Maria Mozart Siblings: Maria Anna Mozart Born in Salzburg Austria. Traveling . Started traveling at 13 Traveled to Italy Lasted from 1769-1773 While traveling:

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Wolfgang amadeus mozart

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Bryan Marshall


Early life

Early Life

  • Born: January 27, 1756

  • Family

    • Parents: Leopold and Maria Mozart

    • Siblings: Maria Anna Mozart

  • Born in Salzburg Austria


Traveling

Traveling

  • Started traveling at 13

  • Traveled to Italy

    • Lasted from 1769-1773

  • While traveling:

    • Rewrote the score Miserere from memory

    • Wrote two opera’s: Mitridate and Lucio

    • Wrote a Serenata and String Quartet


Asst concert master

Asst. Concert Master

  • Ordained Asst. Concert master in 1773

    • Was only 17

  • Wrote five violin concertos

    • His only violin concertos

    • Wrote first piano concerto

    • No. 9 E flat major


Growing tired

Growing tired

  • Left home town in 1777

    • Traveled with Mother Anna

  • No success in finding work

    • Great opportunities, no luck

  • Mother Anna Maria Dies

    • July 3 1778


The imperial court

The Imperial Court

  • Returned home in 1778

  • Continued creating

    • Symphonies

    • Sacred works

  • Opera was his main focus

    • Ideomeneo huge success

  • Income

    • Taught Music, composed and preformed for locals

  • Imperial Court

    • Met wife Constanze Weber.


Family ties

Family Ties

  • Marriage

    • August 04, 1782

  • Kids

    • Six kids

  • Famine

    -Only 2 of the 6 children survived

  • Success

    • The abduction from seraglio

  • Bach and Handel

    • The Magic Flute & Symphony #41


Beginning catalog

Beginning Catalog

  • 1780’s

    • 22 concerts in 5 weeks

    • Began cataloging his music

  • Lived lavishing lifestyle

  • Change in taste

    • Imperial Court favored Antonio Salieri

  • Worked with Lorenzo Da Ponte

    • The Marriage Of Figar

    • Don Giovanni


Highs and lows

Highs and Lows

  • Manic Depressive

  • Finished Most Famous Works

    • The Magic Flute

    • Final Piano Concerto in B Flat

  • Started Requiem

  • Wealth increased, health did not

  • Illness and death

    • Succumb to rheumatic Fever

    • Died on December 5, 1791


Mozart requiem

Mozart Requiem

  • Requiem (Mass for the dead)

  • Mozarts Last Piece

  • Written for Count von Walsegg’s wife

  • Who actually finished Requiem?

  • What people really thought?


Requiem listening guide

Requiem Listening Guide

  • 0:03 Introit

  • 1:00 Dies Irae

  • 1:30 Harmonies come to a stop and the rhythm and tempo become very fast

  • 2:20 The tempo ascends to a very fast pace,


Listening guide cont

Listening Guide Cont.

  • 3:05 Rex tremendae (king)

  • 3:51the timbre changes drastically becoming happier not as dark

  • 4:50the dynamic begins to disappear getting very quiet

  • 5:43 dynamic gradually becomes louder, the harmonies become stronger.


Listening guide cont1

Listening Guide Cont.

  • 6:11the volume becomes very loud

  • 7:10texture is thin with mostly voice and very little instrument

  • 7:31the dynamic ascends to a loud volume creating a sense of tension again

  • 8:40As the song comes to a close


Little night music

Little Night Music

  • Most recognized song of genre

  • Created in 1787

  • Who was it commissioned for?

  • Unpublished for 30years

  • published in 1827 by Johann Andre


Little night music listening guide

Little Night Music Listening guide

  • 0:00 Theme 1 starts

  • 0:50 theme 2 starts

  • 1:58 Chorus

  • 2:12 Verse

  • 2:30 tempo begins to slow down

  • 3:44 melody and rhythm ascend to a higher pitch


Little night music listening guide1

Little Night Music Listening guide

  • 3:55This is the moment that the Recapitulation begins, theme one starts.

  • 4:41Theme 2 starts with a softer sound then the previous repeats of theme 2.

  • 4:46 there is a sudden change in tempo

  • 5:34 dynamic becomes very loud and harsh suddenly.

  • 5:46song ends


Works cited

Works Cited

  • "Mozart, (Johann Chrysostom) Wolfgang Amadeus." PBS. PBS, n.d. Web. 08 Sept. 2013

  • "Wolfgang Mozart Biography." Bio.com. A&E Networks Television, n.d. Web. 08 Sept. 2013.

  • "Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Biography." Kidzworld. KidzWorld, n.d. Web. 08 Sept. 2013

  • "Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart." Biography. 8notes, n.d. Web. 08 Sept. 2013.

  • "World Biography." Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Biography. Encyclopedia of World Biography, n.d. Web. 08 Sept. 2013.


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