Category Archives: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Beethoven meets Mozart. The genesis of Beethoven’s Mozart Variations WoO 40 according to Johann Nepomuk Hummel’s memoirs (first published)

The anecdote related here is, to be sure, purely fictitious, … Continue reading

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An insightful correction in Mozart’s autograph of the String Quartet in C major K. 170

In a few weeks a long-cherished dream of mine will … Continue reading

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“Wolfgang Amadeus Stadler”, Allegro for piano trio

  It is extremely rare for us to be able … Continue reading

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An unaccountable (?) fermata notation in Mozart’s string quartet K. 428

That Mozart, when writing carefully, graphically distinguishes between the dot … Continue reading

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“Lunga e laboriosa fattica” – Attempting to interpret Mozart’s c-minor trio from the String Quartet K. 465/iii

When the composer’s autograph manuscript of a music work is … Continue reading

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B(e) sharp – what would you play in Mozart’s piano variations K. 265?

Mozart over and over again: In the last blog two … Continue reading

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Non-stop “lombardic” rhythm? On a minute text problem in Mozart’s d-minor String Quartet K. 421

The exceptionally lighthearted D-major Trio of the Menuetto in Mozart’s … Continue reading

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The charm of the unsettling. A special autograph correction of Mozart’s in the finale of the F-major string quartet K. 590

Mozart connoisseurs and admirers know of course about what is … Continue reading

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Further new findings on the autograph of Mozart’s Piano Sonata in A major K. 331

Regular readers of the Henle blog will recollect: My last … Continue reading

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The music world will sit up and take notice! On the new Urtext edition of Mozart’s Piano Sonata in A Major KV 331

You presumably know Mozart’s A-major Piano Sonata KV 331 (with … Continue reading

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