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Testing Mozart

A documentary about the "Mozart Effect"

Testing Mozart A documentary about the "Mozart Effect"


Testing Mozart is a documentary film about the "Mozart Effect," the power of Mozart's music to fight disease and increase the mental ability of its listeners.

It is common knowledge that cows give more milk and tomatoes grow bigger when played Mozart, but what about humans. In this journey into the world's of music and medicine, Testing Mozart will examine the latest scientific discoveries that shed new light on the influence of Mozart's work on the brain. This documentary by the prize winning director Frederick Baker, will help explain why Mozart is so special and receiving so much attention in 2006. In this way a broad range of viewers, who would not usually watch films about classical music, will be introduced to Mozart and attracted to hearing more of his works, during the rest of Mozart year.


  • Directed by: Frederick Baker
  • Production date: 2005
  • Duration: 1 h 00 min
  • Production: © BBC / ORF / EuroArts Music International / Arte
  • Available version(s): EN

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