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#655321 - 01/21/03 11:24 AM Mozart trivia, anybody?
AndrewG Offline
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Registered: 05/26/01
Posts: 2506
Loc: Denver, Colorado
For those interested...

1. Mozart was married. What was his wife's name? ?

2. How many children, if any, did the Mozart's have? ?

3. Approximately what age was Mozart when he died? ?

4. Where is Mozart buried? ?

5. What noted composer influenced Mozart's symphonies? ?

6. Which Mozart opera is set in a Turkish harem? ?

7. How did Piano Concerto #21 come to be known as "Elvira Madigan"? ?

8. What major work was left unfinished at Mozart's death? ?

9. Who finished it and what was his relationship to Mozart? ?

10. Regarding the cataloguing of Mozart's works, what does the "K" stand for? ?

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#655322 - 01/21/03 11:55 AM Re: Mozart trivia, anybody?
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Registered: 01/29/02
Posts: 1315
Loc: Switzerland
1. Constanze

2. None, I think

3. 35?

4. Nobody knows.

5. Haydn?

6. The Abduction from the Serail

7. No idea.

8. The Requiem

9. Süssmayer, his pupil

10. Köchel
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#655323 - 01/21/03 12:02 PM Re: Mozart trivia, anybody?
ryan Offline
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Registered: 06/04/01
Posts: 1995
Loc: Colorado
Filling in the blanks...

2. Six, two of which survived.

4. In an "unmarked grave", which was not due to his social standing, but was due to a decree by the emporor that all people were to be buried without ceremony in unmarked graves. This was a highly unpopular decree and was overturned after about a year. Unfortunately, nobody knew where Mozart was layed to rest by that time.

7. The middle movement of it was used in the sound track of a movie of the same name.

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#655324 - 01/21/03 11:19 PM Re: Mozart trivia, anybody?
Eldon Offline
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Registered: 05/25/01
Posts: 597
Loc: Illinois
Hi,
Lots of fun, but TOOOOO EASY! :rolleyes:
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