Mozart


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Mo·zart

 (mōt′särt), Wolfgang Amadeus 1756-1791.
Austrian composer noted for his graceful and imaginative refinement of the classical style. Among his 626 numbered works are symphonies, concertos, operas, Masses, sonatas, and chamber works. As a child prodigy he toured Europe with his father, the composer (Johann Georg) Leopold Mozart (1719-1787).

Mo·zart′i·an, Mo·zart′e·an adj.

Mozart

(ˈməʊtsɑːt)
n
(Biography) Wolfgang Amadeus (ˈvɔlfɡaŋ amaˈdeːʊs). 1756–91, Austrian composer. A child prodigy and prolific genius, his works include operas, such as The Marriage of Figaro (1786), Don Giovanni (1787), and The Magic Flute (1791), symphonies, concertos for piano, violin, clarinet, and French horn, string quartets and quintets, sonatas, songs, and Masses, such as the unfinished Requiem (1791)
Moˈzartean, Moˈzartian adj

Mo•zart

(ˈmoʊt sɑrt)
n.
Wolfgang Amadeus, 1756–91, Austrian composer.
Mo•zar′te•an, Mo•zar′ti•an, adj.
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Noun1.Mozart - prolific Austrian composer and child prodigyMozart - prolific Austrian composer and child prodigy; master of the classical style in all its forms of his time (1756-1791)
2.Mozart - the music of Mozart; "the concert was mostly Mozart"
music - an artistic form of auditory communication incorporating instrumental or vocal tones in a structured and continuous manner
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The discord of the roaring "people" (still echoing in his ears) had sharpened his customary sensibility to the poetry of sound, as composed by Mozart, and as interpreted by piano and violin.
Returning from one of Mozart's grand operas, splendidly performed at the Royal Theatre, he looked over his own, played a few of the best parts, sat staring at the busts of Mendelssohn, Beethoven, and bach, who stared benignly back again.
In the drawing-room Lucy was tinkling at a Mozart Sonata.
That is what I like; though I have heard most things--been at the opera in Vienna: Gluck, Mozart, everything of that sort.
She copied and arranged this from Mozart's Requiem." Miss Ophelia came accordingly.
"I will go and listen to Mozart another half hour--I can always think better to music--and profoundly meditate upon it."
In the centre of the room was a Roller and Blanchet "baby grand" piano in rosewood, but holding the potentialities of an orchestra in its narrow and sonorous cavity, and groaning beneath the weight of the chefs-d'oeuvre of Beethoven, Weber, Mozart, Haydn, Gretry, and Porpora.
Corneille, Cherbuliez; Rousseau, Sismondi; Victor Hugo, and Joubert; Mozart and Wagner--all who are interested in these men will find a value in what Amiel has to say of them.
She sang religious songs of Mozart, which had been early favourites of Lady Steyne, and with such sweetness and tenderness that the lady, lingering round the piano, sat down by its side and listened until the tears rolled down her eyes.
She trifled away half an hour at the piano; and played, in that time, selections from the Songs of Mendelssohn, the Mazurkas of Chopin, the Operas of Verdi, and the Sonatas of Mozart -- all of whom had combined together on this occasion and produced one immortal work, entitled "Frank." She closed the piano and went up to her room, to dream away the hours luxuriously in visions of her married future.
But he went on walking beside Rodney, and for a time they did not speak, though Rodney hummed snatches of a tune out of an opera by Mozart. A feeling of contempt and liking combine very naturally in the mind of one to whom another has just spoken unpremeditatedly, revealing rather more of his private feelings than he intended to reveal.
If Mozart, instead of playing the pianoforte at three years old with wonderfully little practice, had played a tune with no practice at all, be might truly be said to have done so instinctively.