When Mozart was only three he began to look at chords on a harpsichord. His father, Leopold, noticed his son’s extraordinary musical gifts when Mozart was only five, because he could not only play but also compose music. Leopold took his son to the Bavarian Court, the first place Mozart performed
The classical style had compositional features such simplicity, clarity, transparency and balanced instruments sound though the lyrical sound of his music stated clearly the exceptional and power of his well-composed masterpieces. Additionally, those exceptional musical features were evident in his piano concertos especially piano concertos number 23 which was well received by people in Vienna. His composition structures and procedures recognized immoral activities such as violence and sensuality which were the center of Mozart 's songs and rebuked those immoral vices in the society. In all of Mozart expression of torture and terror problems, there were something shockingly revealed in the message featured in his songs. In addition, during his last years, Mozart expressed chromatic harmony to some extent which was rare at that time In his earliest age, Mozart had a talent for imitating the music he listened since he traveled to several places, therefore, acquiring knowledge and experience from which he would create his different compositional musical language making his songs unique and highly listened by people from different
According to Churgin’s research, Beethoven used Mozart’s piano concertos as models for his own concertos and also studied and copied, or hand-wrote, Mozart’s works: “The largest numbers of copies are for works by J. S. Bach, Handel, and Mozart.” Undoubtedly, Beethoven looked up to Mozart’s compositional skills. Like any other music student, he studied the composer he admired the most. By copying his works, Beethoven analyzed Mozart’s music closely and applied the ideas he found to his own compositions. In addition, he also built on Mozart’s pieces: “Beethoven penned four sets of variations on Mozart themes, drawing more on Mozart than any other composer.” Writing variations is a way for composers to borrow ideas from other pieces and make them their own. Beethoven used Mozart’s themes as the foundation for the variations and added his own stylistic touch from there on.
Studies showed that a child will inherit his or her parents’ gene and it may be possible for a musically educated parent to pass on his or her musical gene to the child. One example is Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791). He was known as a child prodigy and started performing around major capitals of Europe as young as six years old. His father, Leopold Mozart, was a highly regarded violin teacher of that period and taught little Mozart how to compose and play keyboard at the tender age of four, which resulted in him having the ability to write big works and play many musical instruments proficiently by the age of twelve. He also had an exceptional hearing and memory that he notated almost an entire choral piece after hearing it once during his visit to Rome.
Mozart’s music was considered to be commercial theatrical and a form of cinematic exploitation, bringing different elements to music that the people have never heard before in the classical era. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was an Austrian composer born January 27, 1756 in Salzburg, Austria. When he was around the age of six he had already acquired a reputation throughout Europe as
Leopold Mozart was a composer, a German composer infact, a teacher, a conductor and also a violinist. He was born in Augsburg in November 14, 1719 and eventually passed away in May 28, 1787. He was a mentor and a teacher to Wolfgangus Mozart for basically his whole childhood, and had a very complicated relationship with Wolfgangus Mozart, and not to mention with his birth family too. However, it is speculated that Leopold Mozart had a very troubled relation with his son, and it’s mainly because of betrayal by his son, as speculated by his son’s personality, career choices and his music style; and therefore raised his daughter’s son who was also named Leopold as if to compensate for his son’s
His pieces are very popular and he was a amazing teacher for the musical world. Even though he had an bunch of illness and injurys that could of held him back he didn’t let them and continued his love for music. With his dad being in the music world its no wonder that Holst was so involued with music from an young age and continued it his whole life. Even though Holst didn’t become popular until he was in his fortys, Holst is an very impirtant composer and his music will live on and has lived on long past his
Nearly all later composers of concerti had to reckon with the innovations of Beethoven’s 4th and 5th concerti (Britannica School). The most influential pieces were the 5th and 9th symphonies and the 6th influenced composers with a programmatic bent (Britannica School). TRANSITION: In closing, let’s review what we’ve learned about Ludwig Van Beethoven. Conclusion There is no doubt that Ludwig Van Beethoven had a lasting impact on our world today. He was able to write symphonies before most of us even learned an instrument and he worked hard even when he became deaf.
He composed 4 symphonies, an opera and chamber works. Works such as Carnaval, Symphonic Studies, Kinderszenen, Kreisleriana, and the Fantasia in C are among his most famous. He suffered from a mental disorder and died without having recovered from his mental illness. The other romantic composer was Johann Strauss who was an Austrian composer of dance music and operettas. Johann Strauss was born on October 25, 1825 and died on June 3, 1899.