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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart:

Mozart's Operas

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart wrote his first opera when he was twelve, and opera continued to fascinate him throughout his life. Mozart had such genius for combining music and theater that he took opera to a whole new level. No other composer from Mozart's day still has so many operas performed all over the world.

Music heard in this episode:

Mozart: Marriage of Figaro: Finale
Mozart: Marriage of Figaro: "Canzonetta sull'aria" (Countess/Susanna duet)
Mozart: The Magic Flute: Papageno (humming)
Mozart: The Marriage of Figaro: Opening duet Figaro/Susanna
Mozart: The Marriage of Figaro: "Non più andrai"
Mozart: The Magic Flute: "Der Hölle Rache" (Queen of the Night aria )
Mozart: The Magic Flute: "O Isis und Osiris" (Sarastro aria)
Mozart: The Magic Flute: Papageno/Papagena Duet

Learn more about Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

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This Week's Quiz

An opera is a stage work with costumes and sets in which the words are sung.

 True

 False

Which of the following is NOT an opera by Mozart?

 The Marriage of Figaro

 The Magic Flute

 Aida

Which character in The Magic Flute sings very fast, very loud and very high?

 Sarastro

 Papageno

 The Queen of the Night

 Pamina

 Pamino

Classics For Kids

Our Shows

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart:

Mozart's Operas

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart wrote his first opera when he was twelve, and opera continued to fascinate him throughout his life. Mozart had such genius for combining music and theater that he took opera to a whole new level. No other composer from Mozart's day still has so many operas performed all over the world.

Music heard in this episode:

Mozart: Marriage of Figaro: Finale
Mozart: Marriage of Figaro: "Canzonetta sull'aria" (Countess/Susanna duet)
Mozart: The Magic Flute: Papageno (humming)
Mozart: The Marriage of Figaro: Opening duet Figaro/Susanna
Mozart: The Marriage of Figaro: "Non più andrai"
Mozart: The Magic Flute: "Der Hölle Rache" (Queen of the Night aria )
Mozart: The Magic Flute: "O Isis und Osiris" (Sarastro aria)
Mozart: The Magic Flute: Papageno/Papagena Duet

Learn more about Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Classics For Kids


This Week's Quiz

An opera is a stage work with costumes and sets in which the words are sung.

 True

 False

Which of the following is NOT an opera by Mozart?

 The Marriage of Figaro

 The Magic Flute

 Aida

Which character in The Magic Flute sings very fast, very loud and very high?

 Sarastro

 Papageno

 The Queen of the Night

 Pamina

 Pamino

 

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