Le nozze di Figaro – Act 4

Here is the video for act four, viewed in class on Thursday.

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Listening Examples

Here are your listening examples for the test: Beethoven: Moonlight Sonata, Symphony No. 5 Haydn: Surprise Symphony Mozart: Eine Kleine Nachtmusik, Marriage of Figaro

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Classical Music Essay

Compare and contrast either the lives or works of Haydn, Mozart, and Beethoven.

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Clarinet Quintet in A, K.581

Mozart was in love with the sound of the clarinet. He wasn’t able to fully express on paper his adoration for the instrument until the last few years of his life when he met and befriended Anton Stadler. A close friend of Mozart’s and fellow Freemason, Stadler was one of the great clarinetists of Mozart’s... Read More

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A "Mass" Analysis

An Analysis of Haydn’s “Missa in angustiis” in D Minor and Mozart’s “Große Messe” in C Minor, K.427 Throughout the eighteenth century, there were great restrictions placed on the use of instruments in church. The Austrian government felt it necessary to pass these laws to preserve tradition1; however this was during the time of the creation of... Read More

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Analysis of Two Masses

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