The Great Composers

The Great Composers is a BBC documentary series narrated by Kenneth Branagh, presenting the lives and works of some of important figures in Western music, with outstanding performances, dramatizations, and insightful interviews with respected artists and scholars. The series consists of seven episodes, each of which explores the life and works of one of 7 pivotal figures in Western music - Johann Sebastian Bach, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Ludwig Van Beethoven, Richard Wagner, Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Gustav Mahler, and Giacomo Puccini. The series features excerpts from major works played by renowned international artists and insightful interviews with respected artists and scholars.

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart is one of the most respected composers of all time. He wrote hundreds of pieces, full of melody and beauty.

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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - wikipedia
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791) was a prolific and influential composer of the Classical era. Mozart showed prodigious ability from his earliest childhood.
The Genius of Mozart
This is a BBC documentary series hosted by Charles Hazlewood, presenting Mozart's extraordinary life from his childhood as a travelling musical prodigy to his tragic death at the tender age of 35.

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Johann Sebastian Bach
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Ludwig van Beethoven
Richard Wagner
Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Gustav Mahler
Giacomo Puccini