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The Real Mozart

Summary: The exaggerated depiction of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart as a childish, hyena-cackling idiot in the movie "Amadeus" delivers injustice to him and to his music. A study of Mozart's letters reveal somewhat different angles of Mozart at different moments in his life -- at times humorous, warm, enthusiastic, kind, and understanding; at other times grieving, sad, and bittter. And while Mozart was submerged in sorrow, this was never truly seen except in his music.
We all know the Austrian Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was a prodigy, astounding eighteenth-century Europe with his endless energy for the piano, violin, viola, bass, cello, harp, flute, oboe, bassoon, trumpet, and horn. He started playing as early as the age of three, composing at five, and creating his first opera at ten, entitled "Bastien and Bastienne." Others, such as "La Finta Semplice" and "Mitridate" were to come later; but for now his father Leopold Mozart was displaying his talented son and musically gifted daughter, Maria Anna ("Nannerl" was her nickname), sometimes written as Marianne, to the monarchs and nobility of Europe. When Wolfgang was older and had left Papa for France and the world (chaperoned by his mother at Leopold's insistence), he encountered some struggles to make others realize his unusual talent. At that time, musicians were looked upon as a trifle better than a servant, but...

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