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viool met orkest
Title
Violin concertos 1, 3 & 4
Composer
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1756-1791
Performer
Viktoria Mullova  (viool) Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
Publisher
Philips, 2002
1 cd
Recording date
2001
Playing time
01:05:58
EAN
0028947029229
CDR
BBX1852

About Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (27 January 1756 – 5 December 1791), baptised as Johannes Chrysostomus Wolfgangus Theophilus Mozart, was a prolific and influential composer of the Classical period.

Born in Salzburg, in the Holy Roman Empire, Mozart showed prodigious ability from his earliest childhood. Already competent on keyboard and violin, he composed from the age of five and performed before European royalty, embarking on a grand tour. At 17, Mozart was engaged as a musician at the Salzburg court but grew restless and travelled in search of a better position.

While visiting Vienna in 1781, he was dismissed from his Salzburg position. He chose to stay in Vienna, where he achieved fame but little financial security. During his final years in Vienna, he composed many of his best-known symphonies, concertos, and operas, and portions of the Requiem, which was largely unfinished at the time of his early death at the age of 35. Th…Read more on Wikipedia

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