In this unique and inspiring three-part series, Reggie Yates sets out on an extraordinary journey to find six young people who all have a musical talent that is being eclipsed by Tourette syndrome. Despite the challenges of their daily lives, in only 12 weeks they will put on an event, performing live in front of a huge audience. Some of them have never sung in public before and none have ever done anything like this.
Runtime: 60 minutes
Tourettes: Let Me Entertain You - Mozart and scatology - Netflix
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart displayed scatological humour in his letters and a few recreational compositions. This material has long been a puzzle for Mozart scholarship. One view held by scholars deals with the scatology by seeking an understanding of the role of it in Mozart's family, his society and his times, while another view holds that such humour was the result of an “impressive list” of psychiatric conditions from which Mozart is claimed to have suffered.
Tourettes: Let Me Entertain You - In letters - Netflix
Benjamin Simkin's compilation lists scatological letters by Mozart to the following individuals: his father, Leopold Mozart: twenty letters his wife, Constanze Mozart: six letters his cousin Maria Anna Thekla Mozart: six letters his sister Maria Anna Mozart (Nannerl): four letters his mother Anna Maria Mozart: one letter his mother and sister jointly: one letter his Salzburg friend Abbé Joseph Bullinger: one letter his friend, the choirmaster Anton Stoll, for whom he wrote Ave verum corpus: one letter
Tourettes: Let Me Entertain You - References - Netflix