Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart is one of those composers whose name is immediately associated with greatness. A child prodigy and a prolific composer, he is considered one of the best of all times. This episode begins a 3-part series about Mozart, where we’ll learn a bit about his life and most famous works.

In today’s episode you’ll learn…

  • How much Mozart had already accomplished in the musical world by the age of 12
  • That Mozart wasn’t as wise about spending money as he was about composing music
  • About his friendship with another great Classical composer

Links Mentioned in this Episode

Busy Kids Do Piano

Musical Samples You’ll Hear in this Episode:

Piano Concerto No. 23 in A Major

Marriage of Figaro, Overture

Violin Concerto No. 3 in G Major

Requiem

Eine Kleine Nachtmusik

Music Listening Schedule for Episode 36

I’ve created a YouTube playlist for you with a variety of performances of Mozart’s music. Check it out here.

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