The opening scene of Amadeus features:
|Salieri’s suicide attempt|
|Mozart as a child playing for the Pope|
The music that plays as Salieri is taken to the hospital is from which of his symphonies?
|Symphony No. 25|
|Symphony No. 28|
|Symphony No. 29|
|Symphony No. 33|
Father Vogler, hospital chaplain, visits Salieri. After Vogler cannot identify any of Salieri’s tunes, Salieri plays the start of which movement of Eine kleine Nachtmusik?
Young Salieri prayed to God to make him a great composer. He offered all of the following except:
And what miracle does Salieri believe God provided?
|his being sent to study in Vienna|
|a chance meeting with the greatest composter of the time, Christoph Gluck|
|the death of his father|
|a visit from an archbishop with a taste for young men|
Salieri becomes court composer to the Holy Roman Emperor Josef II, played by:
Salieri is shocked to discover the giggling dirty-minded creature he’s seen crawling on the floor was none other than Mozart. Mozart jokingly proposes marriage to Constanze by speaking in:
Emperor Joseph commissions Mozart to write an opera. Why is Mozart’s suggestion controversial?
|it is sung in Turkish|
|it insults the Church|
|it is set in a harem|
|it encourages the masses to rise up against their monarch|
Mozart conducts his opera The Abduction from the Seraglio. What colour wig is he wearing?
What’s the Emperor’s complaint about the opera?
|it is sung in German|
|the singer is too fat|
|everyone was singing at once, and he couldn’t follow|
|there are too many notes|
Who interrupts Mozart’s discussion with the Emperor about the opera?
|his fiancée, Constanze|
|the opera director, Count Orsini-Rosenberg|
|the first Kapellmeister, Giuseppe Bonno|
|his landlady, Frau Weber|
Constanze comes to Salieri to seek his assistance for Mozart. What treat does he offer her?
|Nipples of Venus|
“From now on, we are enemies you and I.” Who is Salieri talking to?
Mozart’s father has come to stay. His entrance later inspires Mozart in which opera?
|The Clemency of Titus|
|The Magic Flute|
The Mozart family go out to a party. Mozart wears a hat shaped like the head of a:
Salieri hires Lorl to be Mozart’s maid. Which actress plays Lorl?
|Sarah Jessica Parker|
Mozart is writing another opera – this one is based on a play that has been banned by the Emperor. Name the opera
|Cosi fan Tutte|
|The Marriage of Figaro|
|The Deluded Bridegroom|
|The Shepherd King|
Aside from plays about class oppression, what else has His Majesty expressly forbidden from opera?
Unfortunately for Mozart, the Emperor yawns during the opera and the Marriage of Figaro is shelved after how many performances?
We get to see Salieri conduct the closing scene of one of his utterly conventional operas. Which one?
|Axur, King of Ormus|
|Palmira, Queen of Persia|
|The School of Jealousy|
Salieri hatches a plot to gain victory over Mozart and God – by commissioning Mozart to write a piece of music. What piece does Mozart write?
|Eine kleine Gigue|
|Requiem Mass in D minor|
Mozart’s friend Schikaneder asks him to write an opera for the common people. Which opera is the result?
|The Magic Flute|
|The Pretended Simpleton|
Schikaneder’s acting troupe includes a little person, played by:
The Queen of the Night’s second act aria in the Magic Flute is inspired by:
Schikaneder’s costume in the Magic Flute is made entirely of:
Mozart collapses during the performance, and is taken home by Salieri. What movement of the Requiem Mass in D Minor does Salieri write down for Mozart?
|Dies irae (Day of Wrath)|
|Tuba mirum (Wondrous sound)|
|Confutatis maledictis (While the wicked are confounded)|
|Lacrimosa dies illa (That day of tears and mourning)|
Mozart is buried in:
|a mass grave|
|the Imperial Crypt|
God has had the last laugh on Salieri, keeping him alive for how many years of meaningless fame to end up alone in his room, watching himself become extinct?
Fill in the blank: “I speak for all the _________ in the world. I am their champion. I am their patron saint.”
The last sound we hear before the credits roll is:
|Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 21|
|Mozart’s Symphony No. 40 in G Minor|
|Non Più Andrai from Le Nozze di Figaro|
|Mozart’s giggling laugh|