Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
"Turkish Rondo" from Piano Sonata in A, K. 331

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Mozart: Piano Sonata No. 11 in A

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.

Track list:
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

Classics for Kids Quiz

1. How old was Mozart when he wrote his first symphony?

4

6

8

10

15


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

Hummel

Beethoven

Haydn

Mendelssohn

Strauss


3. Which of the following was NOT a child prodigy?

Mendelssohn

Beethoven

Saint-Saens

Mozart

Rossini


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