Spiritual Truth (21 of 21) by Stephen Whitney
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Series: Jesus Our Savior - Gospel of Luke
Wolfgang Mozart was a prolific composer during the late 1700's
in Europe. He composed over 600 pieces of music which included
piano, chamber, choral, operas and symphonies. By the time he was five he was already competent on the keyboard and violin and was composing his own music which he played before European royalty.
By the time he was seventeen he was employed as a court musician in Salzburg, Austria, but grew restless and traveled in search of a better position, always composing more and more pieces of music.
Visiting Vienna in 1781 he chose to stay in the capital where over the rest of his life he achieved fame but little financial security.
During those last years of his life he wrote many of his best-known symphonies, concertos and operas and the Requiem.
Several years ago a French juseum found a perviously unknown piece of music handwritten by Mozart. The 18th century melody sketch is missing the harmony and instrumentation but was described as an important find.
The head of research in Salzburg, Austria said there is no doubt that the single sheet of music was written by the composer Mozart. He said, "This is new, we have new music here. His handwriting is absolutely clearly indentifable. There is no doubt this is an orginal piece handwritten by Mozart.
The word described as preliminary draft of a musical composition, was found by a library in wesstern Franch as stafff were going through its archives. It is a melody sketch, the tune is complete.
It's only one part and not the whole score with eight or twelve parts.
There have been about 10 Mozart finds of such importance over the past 50 years. If sold, the single sheet would likely be worth around $100,000. The fact that an entirely new sheet shows up is extremely rare.
Just as some of Mozart's music has been missing for all these years
the Jews missed what the OT taugh ...
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