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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As the word `brotherly' passed through his mind in one of his reveries, he smiled, and glanced up at the picture of Mozart that was before him.
Voice and instrument seemed both living, and threw out with vivid sympathy those strains which the ethereal Mozart first conceived as his own dying requiem.
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.
I will play you Mozart, if you like, which will only make you weep; but my Don Juan, Christine, burns; and yet he is not struck by fire from Heaven.
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.
I will go and listen to Mozart another half hour--I can always think better to music--and profoundly meditate upon it.
In the drawing-room Lucy was tinkling at a Mozart Sonata.
Ecod, he saws away at Mozart and Handel and the rest of the big-wigs like a thorough workman.
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.
It was all old music--Bach and Beethoven, Mozart and Purcell-- the pages yellow, the engraving rough to the finger.
That is what I like; though I have heard most things--been at the opera in Vienna: Gluck, Mozart, everything of that sort.
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.