The Music of Mozart: A Guided Tour Through His Most Famous Compositions

 

 

Good afternoon!

I hope you’re ready for an adventure of music!  In this video, I share some background info on select pieces in a wide variety of genres, and there are also audio clips throughout so that you can hear what I’m talking about.

Below is a list of all the compositions mentioned, and their sources.  Enjoy!

xo,
Allysia

Piano concerto no. 20 in D minor, K. 466, 2nd movement “Romanza”

Recording: Performed by Richard Pohl, courtesy www.pianosociety.net

 

Piano concerto no 21 in c major, K. 467, 2nd movement “Andante”

Recording: performed by Roberto Carnevale, with the Amadeus Chamber Orchestra

 

violin concerto no. 3 in G major, second movement ‘adagio’

Recording by New Philharmonia Orchestra with Sir Alexander Gibson

 

 

violin concerto no. 5 in A major, third movement ‘turkish’

Recording by New Philharmonia Orchestra with Sir Alexander Gibson

Piano Sonata #8 in A Minor, K310, third movement “Presto”, performed by Tom Pascale

 

Piano Sonata no 11 in A major, K331, third movement “alla turka”

Performance by Eduardo, courtesy www.imslp.org

 

Piano Sonata no 16 in C major, K545, first movement “allegro”

Recording: performed by Thorsten Hammer, courtesy www.pianosociety.com

 

Symphony no 25 in G minor, first movement, “Allegro con brio”

Recording: Classical music channel – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G_-6Qt_Bepg

 

Symphony no. 31 in D major, K. 300a, first movement, “Allegro assai”

Recording: performed by the English Sinfonia, conducted by Sir Charles Groves

 

symphony no. 35 in D major, K. 385, 1st movement “allegro con spirito”

Recording: Scottish chamber orchestra conducted by Sir Charles Mackerras

 

symphony no 38 in D major, K. 504, 3rd movement “presto”

Recording: Tsumugi orchestra, conducted by Takashi, courtesy www.wikipedia.org

 

symphony no. 41 “jupiter”, 4th movement “molto allegro”

Recording: Wiener Philharmoniker, conducted by Herbert von Karajan

 

Great Mass in C minor, K. 427, “Kyrie”

Recording: Viktoria Loukianetz and Aleksandar Rankovic’s channel (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QUPQ1-FYhZk)

 

Requiem mass in D minor, K. 626, “requiem aeternam”

Recording: Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra, RIAS Chamber Chorus

 

String quartet no 19 in C major, “dissonance”, first movement “adagio-allegro”

Recording: Gewandhaus Quartet

 

eine kleine nachtmusik, k. 525, first movement “allegro”

Recording: performed by the Advent Chamber Orchestra, courtesy www.wikipedia.org

Allysia has been teaching piano in Canada for nearly a decade, and has her Grade 10 RCM certificate. She especially enjoys nerding out to music history and theory. When she’s not making videos or teaching, she’s reading, writing, and jamming in a rock band.

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