Vienna is the centre of European classical music. ( )
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Who wrote The Blue Danube ? A. Johann Strauss the elder B. Johann Strauss the younger C. Mozart Listen and choose
Check( ) the true sentences. 1. Many composers and musicians came to study and work in Vienna. 2. Strauss the younger played the piano, the violin and the organ at the age of six. 3. Mozart wrote his first opera at the age of 14. 4. The family took Mozart around Europe. 5. The father Johann Strauss died in 1791. 6. Mozart wrote The Blue Danube. before 12 Mozart Strauss the younger Mozart
1. Where is Vienna? 2. Which family was the most famous family of musicians in Vienna? Vienna is a beautiful old city on the river Danube. / Vienna is in Austria. The Strauss family. Read P1 and answer
3. What sort of music did Johann Strauss the elder write? 4. What was Johann Strauss the youngers most famous piece of music? Read P2&3 and answer The Blue Danube. Waltz.
Mozart Birth Austria, 1756 Before he was six… hundreds of pieces of music for the classical orchestra 1791, only 35 the greatest European composer Experiences Achievements Death Comments …took him around Europe and gave concerts… At the age of 12… Read P4 and fill the table Mozart was born in Austria in 1756. Before he was six he played not only the piano, but also the violin and the organ. His family took him around Europe and he gave concerts in many cities. At the age of 12 he wrote his first opera. He wrote hundreds of beautiful pieces of music for the classical music. He died in 1791 when he was only 35. People say he was the greatest European composers.
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