Mozart's Youth

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This short account of the young Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart is part of the “Life Stories for Young People” series. It is written in an engaging dialogue format beginning with the young Mozart’s first notes on the piano keyboard at age three to his admission to membership in the Accademia Filarmonica at Bologna, Italy, ten years later. This child prodigy astounded the musical world of Europe to become one of the most cherished of all classical composers. (Summary by Larry Wilson) (2 hr 20 min)


Preface 2:37 Read by Larry Wilson
The Wonder Child 8:15 Read by Ryan Lohner
The Little Virtuoso 18:54 Read by JoannaH
In the Wide World 18:43 Read by JoannaH
At the Imperial Court 26:57 Read by JoannaH
The Second Violin 19:51 Read by JoannaH
In Paris 26:33 Read by JoannaH
The Cavalier of Music 16:06 Read by JoannaH
Appendix 2:26 Read by James R. Hedrick