Music Masters: The Story of Mozart

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The Music Masters series presents the lives and music of the world's great composers in an exciting, easy-to-follow format. A narrator discusses the composer's life, and specieally selected music is played--an interesting, informative way to learn more about the giants of classical music.

From the back of the CD:

THE STORY OF Mozart (1756-1791)


Mozart is acknowledged as the most naturally gifted genius the world of music has ever known.

At age 4 he learned to play the harpsichord; a year later he was already composing.

Mozart spent about half his short life on tour, first with his family--his sister also performed at the keyboard--then by himself.

Although they recognized him as a brilliant performer, audiences did not appreciate his music.

He died while only 35 and was buried in an unmarked pauper's grave.

Narrated by Arthur Hannes

Special bonus: Following the story of the life and music of Mozart, you will hear an additional bonus of the complete Eine Kleine Nachtmusik.

Total playing time--60:27 Minutes