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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)

The initial chords of the ‘Bastien und Bastienne’ (KV 50) overture are very similar to the initial chords of the first movement of Beethoven’s Eroica.
MY FAVOURITE WORKS:
-KV 6 Sonata for keyboard & violin in C Major
-KV 8 Sonata for keyboard & violin in B Flat Major
-KV 9 Sonata for keyboard & violin in G major
-KV 16 Symphony 1 in E Flat Major (in particular the beautiful ‘Andante’. Mozart was 8 years old when he composed this…)
-KV 16a (Anh. 220) – Symphony in A minor “Odense” (Andantino)
-KV 19a (Anh. 223) – Symphony in F major (Andante)
-KV 32 Galimathias (Molto Allegro; Menuet)
-KV 41b – Parthia for winds in E flat major
-KV 46 – String Quintet in B flat major (the Adagio is sublime. Some of the melodies in this Adagio were clearly recycled in the third movement of the Serenade No.10 for winds [K.361/370a] )
-KV 49 (47d) – Missa brevis in G major (Agnus Dei)
-KV 60 (C23.06) – Sonata for keyboard & violin in E minor (Rondo: tempo di menuetto)
-KV 63 – Cassation in G major (Andante)
-KV 66 – Mass in C major “Dominicus Messe”
-KV 74g Symphony in B flat major (Andantino)
-KV 80 (73f) String Quartet No. 1 in G major (Adagio)
-KV 99 (63a) – Cassation in B flat major (Andante)
-KV 108 (74d) – Regina coeli in C major (Aria: quia quem meruisti; Ora pro nobis Deum)
-KV 113 – Divertimento in E flat major (Allegro Finale)
-La Betulia liberata (Lodi al Gran Dio)
-Litaniae de venerabili altaris sacramento, K.125  (Adagio)
-Lucio Silla Aria II,9 (Cecilio) Ah se a morir mi chiama
-KV 136 (125a) – Divertimento in D major (Andante)
-KV 137 (125b) – Divertimento in B flat major
-KV 139 (47a/114a) – Missa solemnis in C minor “Waisenhausmesse” (Credo)
-KV 156 String Quartet N.3 in G major (Adagio)
-KV 157 – String Quartet No. 4 in C major (Allegro)
-KV 159 – String Quartet No. 6 in B flat major
-KV 160 (159a) – String Quartet No. 7 in E flat major Presto
-KV 169 – String Quartet No. 9 in A major (Rondo: Allegro)
-KV 183 (173dB) – Symphony No. 25 in G minor
-KV 185 (167a) – “Antretter” Serenade in D major (Andante)
-KV 250 (248b) – Haffner Serenade in D major (Rondo Allegro)
-KV 256 – Clarice cara mia sposa in G major
-KV 261 – Adagio for violin & orchestra in E major
-KV 299 (297c) – Concerto for flute & harp in C major
-KV 361 Gran Partita (Serenade for Winds)
-KV 373 Rondo for violin & Orchestra in C major
-KV 375 – 1781 Version – Serenade for wind sextet in E flat major
-KV 384 – Die Entführung aus dem Serail (Overture; Arie (Belmonte) Hier soll ich dich denn sehen, Kontanze! and Final Chorus)
-KV 384B – Andante for wind octet in E flat major
-KV 385f – Adagio for keyboard & violin in C minor
-KV 386 – Rondo for keyboard in A major
-KV 400 (372a) – Allegro for keyboard in B flat major
-KV 425 – Symphony No. 36 in C major “Linz”
-KV 427 (417a) & KV 417B – Mass in C minor
-KV 429 (468a) – Dir, Seele des Weltalls in E flat major (at one point it looks like an atonal piece by Schoenberg).
-KV 437 – Notturno ‘Mi lagnero tacendo’ in G major
-KV 446 (416d) – Music to a Pantomime
-KV 448 Sonata for 2 pianos in D Major
-KV 467 Piano Concerto 21
-KV 469 – Davidde penitente
-KV 477 (479a) – Mauerische Trauermusik in C minor
-KV 482 Keyboard Concerto No.22 in E Flat Major

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