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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart / Digital Classics (Firm).

Other author/creatorDigital Classics (Firm)
Other author/creatorFilms for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
Other author/creatorFilms Media Group.
Format Electronic and Video (Streaming)
Publication InfoNew York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2007], ©1998.
Description1 streaming video file (27 min.) : sound, color, digital.
Supplemental Content Part of the Films on Demand collection
Subject(s)
Series Harmonics: The Innovators of Classical Music
Harmonics (Princeton, N.J.) ^A1040734
Contents Mozart: Child Genius (4:04) -- Mozart as Court Musician (3:17) -- Mozart's Mood Swings echo in His Compositions (4:37) -- Mozart Embraces Opera (6:04) -- Mozart Completes Commissioned Works (7:06)
Abstract With its real-life characters and earthly plot, The Marriage of Figaro is the first modern opera and an example of how Mozart took his inspiration from humanity and not God, as his predecessors had done. This program tracks the meteoric career of perhaps the greatest musical genius ever. Musicologist Andre Tubeuf and Mozart scholars Jean and Brigitte Massin discuss the interplay of composition and personal fortune in the artist's brief life. A varied sampling of his many works includes Wilhelm Furtwangler conducting Don Giovanni; Karl Bohm conducting The Marriage of Figaro, The Magic Flute, and Requiem; Leonard Bernstein conducting Mozart's choral motet Ave Verum (K618); Misuko Uchida performing Piano Concerto No. 9 (K271); Francois-Joel Thiollier performing Piano Concerto No. 14 (K449); and Ekaterina Novitzkaja performing Piano Sonata No. 9 (K310)
General noteEncoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on Feb. 14, 2007.
General noteFilms on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Access restrictionAccess requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Interest grade level 11 & up.
Technical detailsMode of access: Internet.
Technical detailsSystem requirements: FOD playback platform.
Source of descriptionTitle from distributor's description.
Issued in other formOriginal produced: Digital Classics (Firm), 1998 9780736562836
Genre/formEducational films.
Genre/formInternet videos.
Genre/formVideorecording.
Publisher number29996s Films Media Group
Publisher number29999 Films Media Group

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