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Rene Leibowitz (1913-1972) was a Polish-born conductor who moved to Paris as a teenager. He had a successful career and was particularly interested in contemporary music, studying with Webern and Schoenberg. Leibowitz also wrote about twelve-tone music and was known for his unique interpretations of Classical and Romantic pieces. Check out Part 3 of Symphony No. 41 “Jupiter” conducted by Leibowitz with The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NsEHCsq0uQA&feature=related


Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

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About the composer…

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart is widely regarded as one of the greatest composers in the history of classical music. Born in 1756 in Salzburg, Austria, Mozart showed prodigious musical talent from a young age. His father, Leopold Mozart, recognized his son’s musical gifts and provided him with extensive musical training. Mozart’s compositions spanned various genres, including symphonies, concertos, chamber music, operas, and choral works.

Mozart’s musical career took off when he toured Europe as a child prodigy, captivating audiences with his extraordinary talent and virtuosity. As a composer, he had a remarkable ability to create melodies that were both elegant and emotionally powerful. His works are characterized by their melodic richness, harmonic sophistication, and exquisite craftsmanship.

Some of Mozart’s most notable works include his symphonies, such as Symphony No. 40 and Symphony No. 41 (also known as the “Jupiter Symphony”), his operas, including The Marriage of Figaro and Don Giovanni, and his piano concertos, such as Piano Concerto No. 21. Mozart’s music continues to be performed and appreciated worldwide for its timeless beauty and profound expression.

In his short life of only 35 years, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart left an indelible mark on the world of classical music. His compositions continue to inspire and delight audiences today, making him one of the most enduring figures in the history of music.

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