He was my nephews' age when he did this. Wow.
The first recording of a newly found piano piece by Mozart, when he was 11 years old. “Allegro Molto in C Major”.
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- There is that tale about how when he was nine, Mozart's Teacher claimed to be able to play anything his students could produce...
Mozart was up to the challenge, but the teacher was confident that he could play the piece, so Started straight away.
of course, he got to a certain part where it was technically difficult, with one hand up the higher register, and the other down the lower register of the keyboard, The piece called for a single note to be played mid-bar, Right in the middle of the keyboard. The teacher tried and tried to play this one little section of the song, however, he had to give up in disgust
Apparently Mozart fronted up, played the piece, however, when he got to the point which flummoxed his teacher, He merely bent over and struck the key with his noseMar 28, 2012