Was born in Salzburg, Austria
Mozart was __ years old when he began studying keyboard with his father.
Mozart's sister's name:
Composer was 6 when his father took him to Vienna where he played for the Austrian emperor and was introduced to the public as a child prodigy.
Where were Mozart's first compositions published ?
Composed a set of variations for piano on the folk tune known today as "Twinkle, Tinkle, Little Star."
Friends w/ Haydn. Met in London and played in a string quartet together. This composer honored Haydn by composing 6 string quartets and dedicating them to him in 1785.
music of the Classical period
_____ ___ ____ __________ _________ presented clean lines and was uncluttered and balanced in form.
The first ___ had been invented in 1709 by ____ in Italy.
Born in Austria. Grew up in a musical home, and at the age of five he was sent to study with a relative who lived near Vienna.
When this composer was 8, he became a member of the famous boys choir at Vienna's St. Stephen's Cathedral. Sang for 9 years but left b/c of voice change.
This composer was 29 when he was hired as the Kapellmeister (director of a choir or orchestra) by wealthy Hungarian family. Became finest orchestra @ the time.
Composed the symphony "The Farewell"
Haydn's nickname by his friends in appreciation of his good sense of humor & likable disposition.
A short sonata
By the late ____s, the sonata had become a more formal composition, usually containing three or four contrasting movements.
Born in Rome, Italy.
At 9 he was appointed organist at his church. At the age of 12, he composed his first oratorio.
____ took part in a famous piano competition against Mozart.
Clementi composed over 100 piano ___.
this composer's music was used by Ludwig van Beethoven
Father of Modern Piano Writing
Clementi was known as ____ and "Father of the Pianoforte."