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Mozart: Violin Sonatas Arranged For Flute / Gallois, Prinz

Mozart / Gallois / Prinz
Release Date: 02/26/2013 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 8573033   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Patrick GalloisMaria Prinz
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 14 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

When he was eight years old Mozart wrote a series of duo sonatas sanctioned for violin or flute and keyboard. Written in London, they were dedicated to Queen Charlotte. The sonatas performed on this disc were written much later for violin but, using that earlier precedent, have been transcribed for flute by one of the world’s greatest exponents of the instrument, Patrick Gallois. Memorably tuneful, they represent different stages of Mozart’s development and are beautifully suited to their new guise. When he was eight years old Mozart wrote a series of duo sonatas sanctioned for violin or flute and keyboard. Written in London, they were dedicated to Queen Charlotte. The sonatas performed on this disc were written much later for violin but, using that earlier precedent, have been transcribed for flute by one of the world’s greatest exponents of the instrument, Patrick Gallois. Memorably tuneful, they represent different stages of Mozart’s development and are beautifully suited to their new guise. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Sonata for Violin and Piano in F major, K 377 (374e) by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Patrick Gallois (Flute), Maria Prinz (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1781; Vienna, Austria 
2.
Sonata for Violin and Piano in F major, K 376 (374d) by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Patrick Gallois (Flute), Maria Prinz (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1781; Vienna, Austria 
3.
Sonata for Violin and Piano in B flat major, K 378 (317d) by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Patrick Gallois (Flute), Maria Prinz (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1779; Salzburg, Austria 
4.
Sonata for Piano no 17 in B flat major, K 570 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Patrick Gallois (Flute), Maria Prinz (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1789; Vienna, Austria 

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