Presentation on theme: "By: Jackson Lund. Born January 27, 1756 in Salzburg Austria Classical Songwriter and composer Mother Anne Maria Pertl Father Johann George Leopold."— Presentation transcript:
Born January 27, 1756 in Salzburg Austria Classical Songwriter and composer Mother Anne Maria Pertl Father Johann George Leopold Mozart Only Sister was Maria Anne Mozart (Nannerl) Wrote 3 Operas, 27 piano concertos, 35 sonatas for violin and piano, 41 symphonies, and several chamber works Died December 5 th, 1791
Started to play at age 3 At age 4 he began playing compositions and receiving lessons Age 5 began composing
1763-1766 Mozart, his father, and his sister toured Europe to play In multiple countries including france and England 1764 wrote first three symphonies mastered piano, harpsichord, and violin. Returned to Salzburg in 1766
1769-1773 Mozart and his father traveled to Italy three times between these years 1772 appointed concert master in the orchestra of archbishop of Salzburg.
Mozart no longer wanted to be a concertmaster in Salzburg. 1777 left with his mother to find another position. Unsuccessful In finding a position Met and fell in love with Aloysia Weber.
Left to tour with the Weber’s and his mother. Contracted symphony K297 to be viewed Mozart’s mother died before it could be premiered on June 18 th 1777 His mother’s body was sent to Salzburg.
Mozart’s father arranged for Mozart to became concert organist for the archbishop of Salzburg's Mozart accepted the position in 1779 Eager show his international style, Mozart began writing many sonatas. Mozart quit the position in 1781 to the displeasure of his father
Moved to Vienna to find Aloysia Weber married. Not to long after he married Constanze Weber. Mozart’s father disagreed. They only had two children survive into adulthood(On September 21, 1784 Karl Thomas and Franz Xaver Wolfgang on July 26, 1790 )
1784 Began period of flourishment. Wrote 22 piano concertos in five weeks In 1787 Mozart became the composer of the Imperial and royal chamber. Mozart’s father died in may 28 th, 1787 and entered a period of depression.
1791 began with promise. wrote two concertos Wrote many sonnets Began writing the requiem that would never finish Mozart died December 5 th, 1971 of rheumatic fever.
PIANO CONCERTO 24 K. 291EIN KLEINE NACHTUMUSIK C minor 3 movements. completed in 1786 Was completed August 10th 1787 “a little Serenade” contains two violins, viola, cello, with an optional double bass. The original performance is not recorded
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