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Quartets for flute, violin, viola and violoncello

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (composer), Irena Grafenauer (performer), Gidon Kremer (performer)
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Title
Quartets for flute, violin, viola and violoncello
Composer
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1756-1791
Performer
Irena Grafenauer 1957- (fluit) Gidon Kremer 1947- (viool) Veronika Hagen  (altviool) Clemens Hagen  (cello)
Publisher
Sony, 1995
1 cd
Recording date
1994
Playing time
00:55:03
EAN
5099706624028 0074646624029
CDR
CJX2981

About Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (27 January 1756 – 5 December 1791), baptised as Joannes Chrysostomus Wolfgangus Theophilus Mozart, was a prolific and influential composer of the Classical period. Despite his short life, his rapid pace of composition resulted in more than 800 works of virtually every genre of his time. Many of these compositions are acknowledged as pinnacles of the symphonic, concertante, chamber, operatic, and choral repertoire. Mozart is among the greatest composers in the history of Western music, with music admired for its "melodic beauty, its formal elegance and its richness of harmony and texture".

Born in Salzburg, in the Holy Roman Empire, Mozart showed prodigious ability from his earliest childhood. Already competent on keyboard and violin, he composed from the age of five and performed before European royalty. His father took him on a grand tour of Europe and then three trips to Italy. At 17, Mozart was engaged…Read more on Wikipedia

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