Divertimenti for Strings and Wind

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Title: Divertimenti for Strings and Wind
Otros títulos: Divertimenti Streicher und Bläser
Divertimenti Cordes et Vent
Divertimenti Archi e Fiati
Intérprete/ Colaborador: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; Academy of St Martin in the Fieldsʾ Chamber Ensemble
Código CDU: Mo.13
Forma Musical: Suites (Instrumental ensemble), Marches (Instrumental ensemble)
Abstract: Mozart wrote the first draft of this work during his second childhood visit to Italy; the inscription at the head of the score is by Mozart's father, Leopold, and it's likely that the father had a hand in this work, as he did for so many other early Mozart compositions. Here we find Mozart's first use of clarinets, instruments he would come to employ whenever they were available (they were not yet standard items in the orchestra). Mozart later concocted a separate wind score involving pairs of oboes, English horns, and bassoons; perhaps this was intended to replace the original clarinet-horn scoring for Salzburg performances, but scholars also speculate that Mozart wanted the extra winds to bolster the existing full score, perhaps for performance during a subsequent visit to Italy. In the original form, Mozart gives a concertante role to the two woodwind pairs in each movement. First comes a breezy Allegro, something of a jumble of solo instruments—not merely the wind pairs, but also ...


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1. Divertimento in E flat. KV 113 - Allegro.mp3 3:59 5.470Mb Unknown mp3
2. Divertimento in E flat. KV 113 - Andante.mp3 3:48 5.220Mb Unknown mp3
3. Divertimento ... 113 - Menuetto (Trio).mp3 1:51 2.544Mb Unknown mp3
4. Divertimento in E flat. KV 113 - Allegro.mp3 3:19 4.543Mb Unknown mp3
5. Divertimento in B flat. KV 137 - Andante.mp3 7:51 10.77Mb Unknown mp3
6. Divertimento ... 137 - Allegro di molto.mp3 3:25 4.684Mb Unknown mp3
7. Divertimento ... KV 137 - Allegro assai.mp3 3:20 4.566Mb Unknown mp3
8. Divertimento in D. KV 251 - Molto Allegro.mp3 4:52 6.667Mb Unknown mp3
9. Divertimento in D. KV 251 - Menuetto (Trio).mp3 3:51 5.282Mb Unknown mp3
10. Divertiment ... o (Adagio, allegretto).mp3 3:43 5.097Mb Unknown mp3
11. Divertiment ... (Tema con variazioni).mp3 4:28 6.135Mb Unknown mp3
12. Divertiment ... adagio, allegro assai).mp3 5:25 7.427Mb Unknown mp3
13. Divertiment ... - Marcia alla francese.mp3 2:01 2.776Mb Unknown mp3
Divertimento in E flat. KV 113 - Completo.wav 12:47 128.9Mb WAV audio wav
Divertimento in B flat. KV 137 - Completo.wav 14:28 146.0Mb WAV audio wav
Divertimento in D. KV 251 - Completo.wav 24:02 242.6Mb WAV audio wav

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