The Greatest Classical Music Composers by: Saket Bolisetty
I hope you enjoy learning a lot about the great classical music composers from reading this book.
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was a famous classical music composer. He was born in Austria in 1756. He wrote a lot of sonatas. He got sick at the age of 35 and died. His most popular sonata is Eine Kleine Nachtmusik.
Ludwig Van Beethoven
Ludwig van Beethoven was another great composer. He was born in 1770. His most famous work is Symphony Number 5 in C Minor. Beethoven had lost 60% of his hearing by 1801 at age 31.
Johann Sebastian Bach
Johann Sebastian Bach was another great composer. His most famous work is Toccata and Fugue in D Minor. He was born on March 21st 1685.
Antonio Vivaldi was born in Italy on March 4th 1678. His most famous work is The Four Seasons. The Four Seasons is made up of three violin songs for each season.
Pytor Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky was born on May 7th 1840. His most famous works are The Year 1812 and The Nutcracker. The Nutcracker is the name of different types of ballet dances.
Igor Stravinsky was a Russian composer. He was born June 1882. His most famous work is called â€œThe Firebirdâ€?. The Firebird is a famous Russian ballet. It was written for the 1910 Paris season of Sergei Diaghilev's Ballets Russes, with choreography by Michel Fokine.
George Frederic Handle
George Handle was born on February 23rd 1685. He was mostly known for The Messiah. The Messiah are famous operas that Handle wrote. The most famous opera by Handle is Hallelujah.
Brahms was born on May 7th 1833. His most famous work is Hungarian Dance. Brahms composed for piano, chamber ensembles, symphony orchestra, and for voice and chorus.
Chopin was born on March 1st 1810. He is best known for his beautiful piano music. Chopin attended the Warsaw Lyceum, where he received organ lessons from the Czech musician Wilhelm WĂźrfel during his first year.
This book teaches about the greatest classical music composers in a very fun and playful way.