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Would a common person in the 18th century have heard Mozart's music during his lifetime?

Tickets to the première of the Magic Flute in 1791 were available at the theater's normal prices, which were, when it opened four years earlier, as low as 7 Kreuzer for the gallery. A box seating ...
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Would a common person in the 18th century have heard Mozart's music during his lifetime?

What is important to add to the other answers is that Mozart music became popular before the emergence of modern democratizing mass media (like radio and television). This has two somewhat ...
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