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what were haydn's duties at the Esterhazy family
compose on demand, conduct concerts and operas weekly, perform chamber music, train and supervise musical personnel, keep instruments in repair
what did Mozart do during these concerts to showcase his talent
prepared pieces, read at sight, improvised
in what kinds of places did the young Mozart perform in public
palaces, churches, public buildings, taverns
when did Mozart start composing and what kind of pieces did he write before his 12th birthday
at 5, and symphony, oratorio, opera
why was Vienna such an impotant musical center
it was the center of a powerful court that attracted many wealthy people
how did Mozart make a living
performed as a conert pianist, taught piano and composition, composed on commission, published some of his works, had his music performed by others
how do we think Mozart was able to write music so fast
he worked out many of the details in his mind before writing them on paper
H- settle in Vienna in 1790 and becomes it at 58
M- settles in Vienna in 1781 and becomes it at 25
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