Concerto in C for flute & harp, K. 299 ; Flute concerto no. 1 in G, K. 313

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Concerto in C for flute & harp, K. 299 ; Flute concerto no. 1 in G, K. 313

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Title: Concerto in C for flute & harp, K. 299 ; Flute concerto no. 1 in G, K. 313
Otros títulos: Concertos
Concierto en Do para flauta y arpa, K. 299, Concierto para flauta no. 1 en G, K. 313
Intérprete/ Colaborador: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; Renée Siebert; Catherine Michel; Jörg Faerber; Württembergisches Kammerorchester
Código CDU: Mo.21
Forma Musical: Concertos (Flute and harp) Concertos (Flute)
Abstract: At the end of March 1778, Mozart and his mother, Maria Anna, finally arrived in Paris after a prolonged stay in Mannheim (where Mozart had fallen in love with Aloysia Weber). On April 5 Maria Anna reported to Leopold (who had to remain in Salzburg) that Wolfgang had received a commission from the flute-playing Duke of Guines and his harpist daughter, who was taking music lessons from the composer. The commission, for a concerto for flute and harp, could hardly have inspired the young composer, who professed a dislike for both solo instruments and generally despised French musical taste, but he delivered the concerto dutifully. The combination of flute and harp, moreover, is a difficult one; "as a duo," notes writer Ethan Mordden, "they sound like a nymph going bonkers in a plashing spring." In spite of all this, however, the work is often played and is a perennial crowd-pleaser. Orchestras have few other opportunties to put their harpists on display in a concerto. Like almost everything ...


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1. Concerto in ... arp, K. 299- I Allegro.mp3 10:19 9.430Mb Unknown mp3
2. Concerto in ... , K. 299- II Andantino.mp3 7:45 7.083Mb Unknown mp3
3. Concerto in ... 9- III Rondo (Allegro).mp3 10:04 9.198Mb Unknown mp3
4. Flute concer ... 13- I Allegro maestoso.mp3 9:11 8.396Mb Unknown mp3
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Flute concerto no. 1 in G, K. 313- Completo.wav 25:24 256.3Mb WAV audio wav

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