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Mozart "Magic Flute" Music Box
Mozart Magic Flute Music Box
Made of cold cast bronze, this handsome, handcrafted music box features a statuette of famed composer, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart at the harpsichord performing his much-beloved opera, The Magic Flute or Die Zauberflöte, written in 1791.
Standing 6 inches high on a drum shaped base, which depicts a detailed relief of characters from his composition, it plays a selection from The Magic Flute.
- Cold cast bronze
- 6” H
- Plays: selection from The Magic Flute
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s The Magic Flute (Die Zauberflöte)
Mozart’s final opera (written before La Clemenza di Tito but first performed later) premiered in Vienna in September 1791, just weeks before the composer’s death, with Mozart conducting the orchestra from the fortepiano. A timeless fairy tale, it was a major success from the beginning and never lost its place as one of the most popular works in the repertoire. Julie Taymor’s beloved Met production opened in 2004. Its abridged English-language version, which returns in December 2013 as the company’s annual holiday presentation for families, inaugurated the Met’s Live in HD series of performance transmissions to movie theaters around the world in 2006.
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