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Amadeus is a 1984 American period drama film directed by Miloš Forman, written by Peter Shaffer, and adapted from Shaffer's stage play Amadeus (1979).
A bass player, or bassist, is a musician who plays a bass instrument such as a double bass, bass guitar, keyboard bass or a low brass instrument such as a tuba or sousaphone.
C minor (abbreviated c or Cm) is a minor scale based on C, consisting of the pitches C, D, flat, F, G, flat, and flat.
The cello (plural cellos or celli) or violoncello is a bowed string instrument with four strings tuned in perfect fifths.
A composer (Latin ''com''+''ponere'', literally "one who puts together") is a person who creates music.
Concert pitch refers to the pitch reference to which a group of musical instruments are tuned for a performance.
A concerto (from the concerto, plural concerti or, often, the anglicised form concertos) is a musical composition usually composed in three parts or movements, in which (usually) one solo instrument (for instance, a piano, violin, cello or flute) is accompanied by an orchestra or concert band.
D major (or the key of D) is a major scale based on D, consisting of the pitches D, E, sharp, G, A, B, and sharp.
The double bass is the largest and lowest-pitched bowed string instrument in the modern symphony orchestra.
Drowning by Numbers is a 1988 British-Dutch film directed by Peter Greenaway.
The E (E-flat) major scale consists of the pitches flat, F, G, flat, flat, C, and D. Its key signature has three flats: B, E, A. Its relative minor is C minor, and its parallel minor is flat minor.
Edgar Meyer (born November 24, 1960) is an American bassist, multi-instrumentalist and composer.
Historically informed performance (also referred to as period performance, authentic performance, or HIP) is an approach to the performance of Western music and theater.
The Köchel-Verzeichnis is an inclusive, chronological catalogue of compositions by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, which was originally created by Ludwig von Köchel.
Kraków also Cracow, or Krakow is the second largest and one of the oldest cities in Poland.
Maestoso is an Italian musical term and is used to direct performers to play a certain passage of music in a stately, dignified and majestic fashion (sometimes march-like) or, it is used to describe music as such.
Mannheim (Palatine German: Monnem or Mannem) is a city in the southwestern part of Germany, the third-largest in the German state of Baden-Württemberg after Stuttgart and Karlsruhe.
Michael Laurence Nyman, CBE (born 23 March 1944) is an English composer of minimalist music, pianist, librettist and musicologist, known for numerous film scores (many written during his lengthy collaboration with the filmmaker Peter Greenaway), and his multi-platinum soundtrack album to Jane Campion's The Piano.
A movement is a self-contained part of a musical composition or musical form.
The natural horn is a musical instrument that is the ancestor of the modern-day horn, and is differentiated by its lack of valves.
Nuri Bilge Ceylan (born 26 January 1959) is a Turkish photographer, screenwriter, actor, and film director.
Oboes are a family of double reed woodwind musical instruments.
Ogg is a free, open container format maintained by the Xiph.Org Foundation.
An orchestra is a large instrumental ensemble that contains sections of string (violin, viola, cello and double bass), brass, woodwind, and percussion instruments.
Paris (UK:; US:; French) is the capital and most-populous city of France.
Peter Greenaway, CBE (born 5 April 1942) is a British film director.
Scordatura (literally Italian for "mistuning"), is a tuning of a stringed instrument different from the normal, standard tuning.
Sinfonia concertante is a mixture of the symphony and the concerto genres.
Sophie's Choice is a 1979 novel by American author William Styron.
String instruments, stringed instruments, or chordophones are musical instruments that produce sound from vibrating strings.
A symphony is an extended musical composition in Western classical music, most often written for orchestra.
The time signature (also known as meter signature, metre signature, or measure signature) is a notational convention used in Western musical notation to specify how many beats (pulses) are to be contained in each bar and which note value is to be given one beat.
A transposing instrument is a musical instrument whose music is notated at a pitch different from the pitch that actually sounds (concert pitch).
The United States of America (USA), commonly referred to as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major territories and various possessions.
Uzak is a 2002 Turkish film directed by Nuri Bilge Ceylan.
The viola is a bowed string instrument.
The violin, also called a fiddle, is a string instrument, usually with four strings tuned in perfect fifths.
William Clark Styron, Jr. (June 11, 1925 – November 1, 2006) was an American novelist and essayist who won major literary awards for his work.
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (English see fn.; 27 January 1756 – 5 December 1791), baptised as Johannes Chrysostomus Wolfgangus Theophilus Mozart, was a prolific and influential composer of the Classical era.