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: The Serenade in G major (1787), the most enduringly popular of all of Mozart's works, was written during the a period when the composer was also hard at work on his opera Don Giovanni. The title "Eine kleine Nachtmusik" (A Little Night Music) is Mozart's own; "Nachtmusik" was actually a common designation for serenades of this type. While Mozart composed several such works during his years in Salzburg, the Serenade in G is unique to the period of his residence in Vienna (1781-1791). The work differs from Mozart's earlier serenades in its comparatively lean scoring: two violins, viola, cello, and double bass. Mozart's entry for this work in his catalogue shows that the work originally had five movements; the original second movement, a minuet, was later removed. The specific occasion for which the Serenade was written is not known, but some have suggested that the work's grace, elegance, and perfection of form were intended as an antidote to the deliberate banality and clumsiness of the ...


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8. ''Ein musikalischer Spaß'' KV 522 - Allegro.mp3 4:48 6.580Mb Unknown mp3
9. ''Ein musika ... uetto (Maestoso, trio).mp3 6:10 8.470Mb Unknown mp3
''Ein musikalischer Spaß'' KV 522 - Completo.wav 21:08 213.3Mb WAV audio wav
1. ''Eine klein ... erenade in G - Allegro.mp3 5:46 7.922Mb Unknown mp3
2. ''Eine klein ... G - Romance (Andante).mp3 5:57 8.155Mb Unknown mp3
3. ''Eine klein ... Menuetto (Allegretto).mp3 2:05 2.863Mb Unknown mp3
4. ''Eine klein ... in G - Rondo (Allegro).mp3 3:54 5.363Mb Unknown mp3
5. Divertimento in D. KV 136-125a - Allegro.mp3 4:13 5.797Mb Unknown mp3
6. Divertimento in D. KV 136-125a - Andante.mp3 4:38 6.367Mb Unknown mp3
7. Divertimento in D. KV 136-125a - Presto.mp3 2:36 3.578Mb Unknown mp3
10. ''Ein musik ... 522 - Adagio cantabile.mp3 6:11 8.495Mb Unknown mp3
11. ''Ein musikalischer Spaß'' KV 522 - Presto.mp3 4:09 5.691Mb Unknown mp3
''Eine kleine N ... renade in G - Completo.wav 17:32 177.0Mb WAV audio wav
Divertimento in D. KV 136-125a - Completo.wav 11:21 114.5Mb WAV audio wav

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