Welcome to the second part of our series on one of the most famous composers of all time, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Last week, we learned a little bit about Mozart’s life and legacy, and today we’re going to take deeper look at one of his most famous works: The Magic Flute
In today’s episode you’ll learn about…
- One of the most famous opera arias of all-time
- What an overture is
- Which role many opera singers consider the most difficult to play
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Musical Samples You’ll Hear in this Episode:
The Magic Flute: Overture – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart – YouTube
Diana Damrau sings Mozart’s “Queen of the Night” aria – YouTube
Papagena/Papageno Duet – Montserrat Caballé y Thomas Quasthoff – YouTube
The Magic Flute, Finale scene, W.A.Mozart (Score) – YouTube
Music Listening Schedule for Episode 36
I’ve created a YouTube playlist for you with a variety of performances from Mozart’s Magic Flute. Check it out here.
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