Streichquintette C-dur KV. 515 - G-moll KV. 516

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Streichquintette C-dur KV. 515 - G-moll KV. 516

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dc.contributor.other Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart es
dc.contributor.other Markus Wolf es
dc.contributor.other Alban Berg Quartett es
dc.coverage.spatial Seon - Suiza es
dc.date.accessioned 2012-07-28T23:04:48Z
dc.date.available 2012-07-28T23:04:48Z
dc.date.copyright 1988 es
dc.date.issued 2012-07-28
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/1207
dc.description.abstract All five of Mozart's numbered string quintets are composed for a combination of two violins, two violas, and cello, an unusual disposition that varies from the more customary quintet that calls for viola and two cellos (the ensemble used, for example, by Boccherini and Schubert). Mozart's choice of two violas undoubtedly reflects his great love for the instrument, and its use profoundly affects the color and structure of all his string quintets. The C major Quintet is the first of a pair completed in the spring of 1787. Why Mozart should have returned to the genre fourteen years after his previous effort, the Quintet in B flat major, K. 174, is unclear. Having recently explored the potential of the string quartet in the six works dedicated to Haydn and the "Hoffmeister" Quartet, K. 499 (1786), perhaps he felt the need to seek a new challenge in the chamber medium. Mozart entered the Quintet into his thematic catalog on April 19, 1787, shortly after returning to Vienna from Prague, where the triumphant reception of Le nozze di Figaro had resulted in a commission for a new opera. He likely worked on the Quintet while waiting to receive the libretto for Don Giovanni from his collaborator Lorenzo da Ponte. There seems to be little doubt that Mozart planned the C major Quintet and its sucessor, the Quintet in G minor, K. 516 as a contrasting pair, in much the same manner as the Symphonies Nos. 40 and 41 (interestingly, also in G minor and C major, respectively). Indeed, in its elevated character, breadth, and scope, the C major Quintet inhabits a world very close to that of the "Jupiter" Symphony. The opening Allegro of the Quintet is one of Mozart's boldest and most substantial conceptions, a truly noble movement that includes a development section of exceptional richness and diversity. The Minuet, more customarily the third movement in such works, follows; its nearly symphonic construction is far removed from a typical stylized dance. The Andante flows with a heart-easing tranquility that is hardly dissipated by the glowing harmonies of the finale, a movement of deceptive simplicity that was once characterized by Mozart's biographer Alfred Einstein as "godlike and childlike." es
dc.description.tableofcontents String quintet N°3 in C major K. 515 ; Allegro, Andante, Menuetto & trio (Allegretto), Allegro-- String quintet N°4 in G minor K. 516 ; Allegro, Menuetto & trio (Allegretto), Adagio ma non troppo, Adagio (Allegro)-- es
dc.format.medium 1 CD Rom (68 min., 08 seg.) : Stereo ; 4 3/4 plg es
dc.language.iso en_US es
dc.rights Uninorte fm stereo es
dc.subject.lcc 20815218 es
dc.subject.lcsh String quintets (Violins 2, violas 2, violoncello) es
dc.title Streichquintette C-dur KV. 515 - G-moll KV. 516 es
dc.title.alternative String Quintets in C major K. 515 - in G minor K. 516 es
dc.title.alternative Quintettes À Cordes en ut majeur K. 515 - en sol mineur K. 516 es
dc.language.rfc3066 eng es
dc.rights.holder EMI Records Ltd. es
dc.identifier.classification 077774908528 es
dc.subject.cdu Mo.18 es


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1. String quint ... major. K 515 - Allegro.mp3 13:05 17.95Mb Unknown mp3
2. String quint ... major. K 515 - Andante.mp3 8:25 11.55Mb Unknown mp3
3. String quint ... to & trio (Allegretto).mp3 5:06 7.006Mb Unknown mp3
4. String quint ... major. K 515 - Allegro.mp3 7:22 10.10Mb Unknown mp3
5. String quint ... minor. K 516 - Allegro.mp3 10:15 14.05Mb Unknown mp3
6. String quint ... to & trio (Allegretto).mp3 4:46 6.543Mb Unknown mp3
7. String quint ... - Adagio ma non troppo.mp3 8:25 11.54Mb Unknown mp3
8. String quint ... 516 - Adagio (Allegro).mp3 10:28 14.35Mb Unknown mp3
String quintet ... ajor. K 515 - Completo.wav 33:49 341.2Mb WAV audio wav
String quintet ... inor. K 516 - Completo.wav 33:43 340.3Mb WAV audio wav

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