The Magic of Mozart

Mozart was born on January 27, 1756. He died 35 years later. How can one celebrate the magic of Mozart? After all, he created astounding works for string quartet, as well as symphonies, concertos, operas, and religious compositions.

For the past two days, I have been listening to the drama, the joy, and the surprises that are encapsulated in Mozart’s opera, Die Zauberfloete. It is a story of Love, of sadness, of excitement, and of beauty.

Here is one of the jewels from this opera. Wait for the brief dialog to end, and you will be rewarded:

And now, take the time to listen carfully to the  Overture, which prepares us for many of the emotions in this masterpiece.

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