When did Mozart write his Piano Concerto No 21?
Piano Concerto No. 21 (Mozart) The Piano Concerto No. 21 in C major, K. 467, was completed on 9 March 1785 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, four weeks after the completion of the previous D minor concerto, K. 466.
Why did Mozart prefer piano concertos?
Why the piano concertos and not the operas, or the symphonies, or…? Because the keyboard concertos consistently struck rich melodic veins and, with the minted gold, Mozart dressed his solo protagonist, the piano, in the guises of hero, heroine, villain, supporting player.
When was Mozart’s first performance with the Los Angeles Philharmonic?
First Los Angeles Philharmonic performance: April 14, 1938, with pianist Artur Schnabel, Otto Klemperer conducting There is an oldish book for young people titled Mozart the Wonder Boy. If there were a sequel it would have to be Mozart the Miraculous Man Volume I and it would be centered on the MM’s piano concertos.
What are some of Mozart’s best piano concertos?
Mozart – Piano Concerto No.21 in C. Mozart’s Piano Concertos are some of the composer’s greatest works, and No.21 is a particularly popular and virtuosic choice.
What is Mozart’s Elvira Madigan Concerto?
The opening of the second movement in Mozart’s handwriting. The second movement was featured in the 1967 Swedish film Elvira Madigan with Géza Anda as soloist. As a result, the piece has become widely known as the Elvira Madigan concerto.
What instruments are in Mozart’s concerto in C?
The concerto is scored for solo piano, flute, two oboes, two bassoons, two horns in C, two trumpets in C, timpani and strings. The concerto has three movements : Allegro maestoso; in common time. The tempo marking is in Mozart’s catalog of his own works, but not in the autograph manuscript.