Mozart is arguably the greatest child prodigy in the history of western music and wrote some of the most iconic and celebrated pieces of all time. If you think you know all about him, let's put that knowledge to the test!
Jan 7, 2020 • 9 questions
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QMozart started composing by the age of 5 and gave his first recital when he was 6. His sister was also incredibly talented and toured with him when they were kids. What was her nickname?
QHe had a very long name! Which option below is NOT part of his full name?
QMozart's first opera Apollo et Hyacinthus was written when he was just 11 years old. What language was this opera composed in?
QThis adagio is from one of Mozart's most famous piano concertos. Which is the ONLY true fact about this beautiful piece?
QMozart had a pet! What kind of animal was it? He was specially fond of this type of animal and organized a considerable ceremony when the pet died.
QMozart isn’t particularly famous for his fugues, but he greatly admired this genre and was a master in it. In a letter to his sister from 1782 he describes the reason why he wrote this one. Which was it?
QOn the subject of fugues, Mozart famously ended his 41st Symphony "Jupiter" with a fugue that explores every motive/theme/idea he used throughout the last movement. How many voices does this massive fugue has?
QMozart's Requiem is surrounded by stories that are not all accurate. Which one is NOT true about this iconic piece?
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