YOUNG MOZART AND MUSIC SCHOOL PUPILS: FRIENDSHIP THROUGH THE AGE
Wolfgang Mozart gave us not only his great music, but also opened for us (as Columbus opened the way to America) the path to the heights of musical excellence from unusually early childhood. The world does not yet know another such luminous music, who showed his talent at such an early age. Triumphal Prodigy. The phenomenon of children’s bright giftedness. Young Wolfgang sends us a signal from his 18th century: “Do not be afraid, my young friends, go ahead. Young years are not a barrier … I know that for sure. We young are capable of many things that adults don’t even know about. ” Mozart openly shares the secret of his phenomenal success: he found three golden keys that could open the way to the temple of Music. These keys are (1) heroic perseverance in achieving the goal, (2) skill and (3) the presence of a good pilot nearby, which will help to enter the world of music. Mozart had such a pilot as his father *, an excellent musician and gifted teacher. About him, the boy respectfully said: “After God, only dad.” Wolfgang was an obedient son. The music teacher and your parents will show you the path to success. Follow their instructions and perhaps you will be able to overcome gravity … Young Mozart could not even imagine that after 250 years, we, modern boys and girls, will enjoy the wonderful world of animation, explode our imagination in 7D cinemas, immerse ourselves in the world of computer games … So what, the fairy-tale world of Mozart’s music forever faded against our wonders, has lost its appeal? Not at all! It turns out, and many do not even realize that modern science and technology, capable of launching unique vehicles into space, penetrating the nano world, reviving animals completely extinct millennia ago, cannot synthesize musical works comparable in their talents to world classics. The most powerful computer in the world in the quality of artificially “created” music is not even able to get closer to the masterpieces created by the geniuses of past centuries. This applies not only to The Magic Flute and The Marriage of Figaro, written by Mozart in adulthood, but also to his opera Mithridates, King of Pontus, composed by Wolfgang at the age of 14 … * Leopold Mozart, court musician. He played the violin and organ. He was a composer, led the church choir. He wrote the book “Essays on the basics of playing the violin.” His great-grandfathers were skilled builders. He led a large pedagogical activity. Hearing these words, many boys and girls will want, at least out of curiosity, to look deeper into the World of Music. It is interesting to understand why Mozart spent most of his life in a different dimension. And was it 4D, 5D or 125th dimension –Dimention? They say that very often Wolfgang’s huge fiery eyes seemed to cease to see everything happening around. His gaze became wandering, distracted. It seemed that the musician’s imagination took him somewhere very far from the real world … And vice versa, when the Master passed from the image of a composer to the role of a virtuoso performer, his eyes became unusually sharp, and the movements of his hands and body were extremely collected, clear. Was he coming back from somewhere? So where from? You involuntarily remember Harry Potter … Those who wish to penetrate into the secret world of Mozart may seem like a simple matter. There is nothing easier! I went into the computer and listen to his music! It turns out that everything is not so simple. Listening to music is not very difficult. It’s more difficult to penetrate the World of Music (even as a listener), to understand the whole depth of the author’s thoughts. And many are wondering. Why does someone “read” messages encrypted in music, while someone doesn’t? And how to be here? After all, neither money, nor weapons, nor cunning will help to open the treasured door … Young Mozart was incredibly lucky with golden keys. His heroic insistence on mastering music was formed on the basis of his sincere deep interest in the music that surrounded him from birth. Listening in his three years, how his father began to teach his elder sister to play the clavier (and she was then seven years old, like some of us), the boy tried to comprehend the secrets of sounds. He strove to understand why his sister was euphonious, and he only had unrelated sounds. Wolfgang was not forbidden to sit at the instrument for hours, to seek and form consonances, to grope for a melody. Without realizing it, he comprehended the science of harmony of sounds. Improvised, experimented. He learned to remember the tunes that his sister was learning. Thus, the boy studied independently, without being forced to do what he loved. They say that in his childhood Wolfgang, if he was not stopped, could play the clavier all night long. The father noticed his son’s interest in music so early on. From the age of four, he planted Wolfgang next to him by the harpsichord and in a playful way taught him how to make sounds that formed in the melodies of minuets and plays. Father helped strengthen the friendship of young Mozart with the World of Music.