Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

In December 1784, Mozart becomes an "apprentice" in the Masonic lodge "Zur Wohltätigkeit". In the lodge "Zur Wahren Eintracht" he becomes a "visiting brother". After a month, he becomes a "journeyman". His "Masonic compositions" ("Maurerfreunde" K471, "Gesellenreise" K468, the cantata fragment "Dir, Seele des Weltalls" K429 and the "Maurische Trauermusik") are his contributions to certain Masonic celebrations. From January 1786 on, Mozart is a member of the lodge "Zur Neugekrönten Hoffnung" (later called "Gekrönte Hoffnung").
The Mozart Story

Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus   An Encyclopedia Article from Encarta. Mozart Studies Online   Read up on new finds and old discussions in the study topics while listening to the music on MIDI files. Includes other Mozart links.

For Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Lovers  Dedicated to the composer of "Eine Kleine Nachtmusik" and other timeless works. With biographical info, pictures, message board, and links. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart  From the Internet Public Library, "Prodigy and genius whose music is among the best known of all generations. His life and musical career are presented, with musical accompaniment."

Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus - Index   Gateway to Mozart-related resources on the Web, including biographies, reviews, MIDI files, and merchandise.

Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus - Mozart Lover's Page  Concentrates on Mozart's symphonies and operas, including "Don Giovanni" and "The Magic Flute." With MIDI files and a discussion forum.

Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus - The Mozart Effect  Discover the so-called "Mozart Effect" - the claim by one educator that Mozart's music can stimulate the mind and improve intelligence.

Children's Group - Mozart Effect  Investigate Mozart Effect products to help develop the intellect and creativity of babies and children. Includes an art gallery.

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