Microsoft Multimedia Mozart (PC, CD-ROM) Microsoft (093007009466) - 1994 USA, Canada Release

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Microsoft Multimedia Mozart
Product ID 93007-00946
Product UPC 093007009466
Platform(s) PC
Media CD-ROM
Copyright date 1994
Publisher(s) Microsoft
Label Microsoft Home
Category(s) Music, Music History, Classical Music
Country of Origin United States of America

Description from the packaging.

Microsoft Multimedia Mozart: The Dissonant Quartet is a captivating exploration of Mozart and his music, from the expressive dynamics of the String Quartet in C Major to the historic events of the Enlightenment.

Explore the expression and emotion of the music.
A Close Reading offers continuous listening of The Dissonant Quartet as you follow scholar Robert Winter's knowledgeable and personable interpretation of the music. Pocket Audio Guide provides fast access to music through a single-screen overview of the score and Quartet Listening teaches you about quartet composition.

Take the Mozart challenge!
Test your understanding of The Dissonant Quartet with a game for one to four players. The Mozart Game features questions on varied topics and at varied skill levels- it's a challenge even Mozart couldn't resist!

Experience the sublime strings.
In the words of Robert Winter, the string quartet was once regarded as one of the "most sublime forms of communication." In The Instruments, you'll learn more about the instruments of the quartet and how their voices blend together to make such divine music.

Discover the child of Enlightenment.
In Mozart's World, you'll learn how the elegance and grandeur of eighteenth-century Europe- the Enlightenment- created the context for his work and how his genius filled the grand halls and palaces with music unlike any heard before. Or after.

Musical scholar and pianist Robert Winter has taught at UCLA since 1974. Winter has reached listeners across the United States through music programs on American Public Radio and through speaking engagements and recitals.

For those who try to explain music, and for those who want to understand it, the technology underlying this product represents a striking breakthrough, one that offers us an opportunity to abolish forever the arbitrary distinction between education and entertainment. - Robert Winter.

System Requirements

PC Windows 3.1
Required CPU 386
Required RAM 2MB
Req. Hard Drive 3MB Free
Requires Mouse Yes
Required Audio Yes
Supported Video VGA
VGA 256 Color
Misc Support Headphones or speakers

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