Mozart, The Wonder Boy

Mozart, The Wonder Boy

Publisher: Zeezok Pub/Book Peddler
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$13.95
This classic children's work from the Wheeler & Deucher composers' series on Mozart will be enjoyed by all family members, whatever their age. You will be amazed how much history, biographical material, and music are included in each work. Mozart, The Wonder Boy presents the musical genius of this child prodigy, the loving family in which he was reared, and the impact he had on the world around him and to generations beyond. "Here is a book about the most musical boy that ever lived. Fortunately for us he wrote a great deal of music and this we can hear today even though we can never hear him play it. His music is always lovely and you will surely hear more of it as you grow up. Through his music, Mozart will always be to us a wonder child and a wonder man" (Peter W. Dykema-from the original 1941 edition).

Grades K-6, soft-cover, 127 pages

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)  He was born in Salzburg, Austria. His was already composing at age 5 and at 17 he was employed as the court musician in the music hall of Salzburg.  During his life he wrote over 600 classical works, including symphonies, concertante, chamber music, piano pieces, operas and choral music.  He is reputed to be one of the most enduringly popular of all classical composers.  His most productive years were in his adult life in Vienna.  His most famous works were piano concertos and symphonies.  He married in Vienna and the couple had six children.   His most popular symphonies were "The Marriage of Figaro," and the "Overture to Don Giovanni."

Book Title Mozart, The Wonder Boy
Publisher: Zeezok Pub/Book Peddler
This classic children's work from the Wheeler & Deucher composers' series on Mozart will be enjoyed by all family members, whatever their age. You will be amazed how much history, biographical material, and music are included in each work. Mozart, The Wonder Boy presents the musical genius of this child prodigy, the loving family in which he was reared, and the impact he had on the world around him and to generations beyond. "Here is a book about the most musical boy that ever lived. Fortunately for us he wrote a great deal of music and this we can hear today even though we can never hear him play it. His music is always lovely and you will surely hear more of it as you grow up. Through his music, Mozart will always be to us a wonder child and a wonder man" (Peter W. Dykema-from the original 1941 edition).

Grades K-6, soft-cover, 127 pages

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)  He was born in Salzburg, Austria. His was already composing at age 5 and at 17 he was employed as the court musician in the music hall of Salzburg.  During his life he wrote over 600 classical works, including symphonies, concertante, chamber music, piano pieces, operas and choral music.  He is reputed to be one of the most enduringly popular of all classical composers.  His most productive years were in his adult life in Vienna.  His most famous works were piano concertos and symphonies.  He married in Vienna and the couple had six children.   His most popular symphonies were "The Marriage of Figaro," and the "Overture to Don Giovanni."