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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart:

Child Prodigy Composers

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was a child prodigy. He wrote his first symphony when he was eight, but actually started composing at the age of five. In this show, hear about some other composers who started just as early.

Music heard in this episode:

Mendelssohn: A Midsummer Night’s Dream: Overture
Mozart: Symphony No. 1
Beethoven: Sonata No. 3
Hummel: Piano Concerto in A Minor, OP 85
De Arriaga: Los Esclavos Felices
Albeniz: Asturias
Saint-Saens: Carnival of the Animals
Korngold: The Prince and the Pauper
Daquin: Noel

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This Week's Quiz

How old was Mozart when he wrote his first symphony?

 4

 6

 8

 10

 15

What was the name of the young pianist whom Mozart invited to live with him?

 Hummel

 Beethoven

 Haydn

 Mendelssohn

 Strauss

Which of the following was NOT a child prodigy?

 Mendelssohn

 Beethoven

 Saint-Saens

 Mozart

 Rossini

Classics For Kids

Our Shows

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart:

Child Prodigy Composers

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was a child prodigy. He wrote his first symphony when he was eight, but actually started composing at the age of five. In this show, hear about some other composers who started just as early.

Music heard in this episode:

Mendelssohn: A Midsummer Night’s Dream: Overture
Mozart: Symphony No. 1
Beethoven: Sonata No. 3
Hummel: Piano Concerto in A Minor, OP 85
De Arriaga: Los Esclavos Felices
Albeniz: Asturias
Saint-Saens: Carnival of the Animals
Korngold: The Prince and the Pauper
Daquin: Noel

Learn more about Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Classics For Kids


This Week's Quiz

How old was Mozart when he wrote his first symphony?

 4

 6

 8

 10

 15

What was the name of the young pianist whom Mozart invited to live with him?

 Hummel

 Beethoven

 Haydn

 Mendelssohn

 Strauss

Which of the following was NOT a child prodigy?

 Mendelssohn

 Beethoven

 Saint-Saens

 Mozart

 Rossini

 

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