not a word
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. Continue reading
On the wall of the old school in the Austrian town of Arndorf and now hangs a memorial plaque. The inscription tells that in these walls two people – the teacher Franz Grubber and the priest Joseph Mor wrote in a single impulse a wonderful hymn “Silent night, wonderful night …”, having received inspiration from the Creator of worlds. This immortal work in 2018 will be 200 years old. And many will be interested in the history of its creation.
THE NIGHT OF THE TEACHER’S LAND IN THE APARTMENT In the poor apartment of the teacher Gruber did not light the lamps, it was a dark night here. Little Marichen, the only child of a young couple, has gone into eternity. Father, too, was hard on the heart, but he tried to come to terms with the loss that had befallen them. But the inconsolable mother could not cope with this blow. She did not say a word, did not cry, remaining indifferent to everything. Continue reading