Mozart’s three masterpieces of Italian opera. Don Giovanni, The Marriage of Figaro, & Cosi fan tutte.
Mozart was born in Salzburg, Austria.
Mozart’s finest German opera was The Magic Flute.
Mozart’s Symphony No. 40 is in G Minor.
Don Giovanni, in Mozart’s opera of that name, is the legendary Spanish lover.
By the age of six, Mozart could play the harpsichord, improvise fugues & write minuets, & read music perfectly at first sight.
One of the most famous rhythmic ideas in music is the short-short-short-long motive found in Beethoven’s 5th symphony.
Beethoven’s sixteen ___ are generally considered among the greatest music ever composed. string quartets.
The choral finale of Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony is based on Schiller’s “Ode to Joy”.
Beethoven greatly expanded the ___ section of the sonata-form movement and made it more dramatic. development.
Beethoven’s late works, composed after he was totally deaf, include piano sonatas, string quartets, & the Ninth Symphony.