Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, the quintessential classical composer is one of my favorite composers. That is why I love doing these Mozart Monday’s where every Monday I will feature a piece by the great Mozart.
Mozart, in my opinion, could make more with an uncomplicated theme or idea than any other composer. The musical idea may at first sound simple without much substance but the genius Mozart could turn it into a musical beauty with depth.
In the first movement of Mozart’s 29th symphony in A Major, Mozart opens with a scherzo-like two note motif that he develops fully into a beautiful substantial movement. This is a very pleasant and satisfying symphony in typical Mozart classical style.
Please turn up the volume and listen to the first movement of Mozart’s symphony #29 and be sure and listen to the first two notes of the symphony and see how he uses that short motif to develop this orchestral beauty in only the way the genius Mozart could.
W.A. Mozart: Symphony #29 in A Major, movement 1, Allegro moderato:
Wasn’t that “simply” beautiful!
Happy MLK Day everyone!