- (1756–91), Austrian composer; full name Johann Chrysostom Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. A child prodigy, he came to epitomize classical music in its purity of form and melody. He wrote many symphonies, piano concertos, and string quartets, as well as operas, including The Marriage of Figaro (1786), Don Giovanni (1787), Così fan tutte (1790), and The Magic Flute (1791).
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- The First Concerto is quite Mozartian in style and Shelley sails through the solo part with effortless aplomb.
- Pires is best known as an outstanding Mozart interpreter, and she brings a very Mozartian sense of balance and nuance to her Beethoven.
- John Pritchard, an eminent Mozartian, conducts these six arias well.
Pronunciation: /mōˈtsärtēən/adjective & noun
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