From his earliest years. Mozart played piano duets with his sister, and as his musical career progressed he created a small repertoire of masterly four-hand piano compositions that are among the most admired and performed in this distinctive genre.
This Dover edition presents six of these choice works, plus two compositions Mozart wrote for two pianos all reprinted from the authoritative Breitkopf & Härtel edition: Sonatas in D Major (K.381/123a), B-flat Major (K.358/186c), F Major (K.497), G Major (K.497a and 500a), and C Major (K.521) and Theme and Variations in G Major (K.501). Also for 2 pianos: Sonata in D Major (K.448/375a) and Fugue in C Minor (K.426).
Duet enthusiasts will discover in these charming works the sparkling elegance, varied moods, and fluid textures that constitute the very essence of Mozart's musical personality.
|Series:||Dover Music for Piano Series|
|Edition description:||Reprint of Breitkopf & Hartel Edition|
|Product dimensions:||9.16(w) x 12.32(h) x 0.32(d)|
About the Author
A child prodigy who blossomed into the Classical era's most influential composer, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756–91) wrote more than 600 works in his brief life. His oeuvre encompasses a wide variety of genres, including symphonic, chamber, operatic, and choral music.