Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Biography

Born: Jan 27, 1756; Austria   Died: Dec 5, 1791; Austria   Period: Classical
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was not only one of the greatest composers of the Classical period, but one of the greatest of all time. Surprisingly, he is not identified with radical formal or harmonic innovations, or with the profound kind of symbolism heard in some of Bach's works. Mozart's best music has a natural flow and irresistible charm, and can express humor, joy or sorrow with both conviction and mastery. His operas, especially his later Read more efforts, are brilliant examples of high art, as are many of his piano concertos and later symphonies. Even his lesser compositions and juvenile works feature much attractive and often masterful music.
Mozart was the last of seven children, of whom five did not survive early childhood. By the age of three he was playing the clavichord, and at four he began writing short compositions. Young Wolfgang gave his first public performance at the age of five at Salzburg University, and in January, 1762, he performed on harpsichord for the Elector of Bavaria. There are many astonishing accounts of the young Mozart's precocity and genius. At the age of seven, for instance, he picked up a violin at a musical gathering and sight-read the second part of a work with complete accuracy, despite his never having had a violin lesson.
In the years 1763 - 1766, Mozart, along with his father Leopold, a composer and musician, and sister Nannerl, also a musically talented child, toured London, Paris, and other parts of Europe, giving many successful concerts and performing before royalty. The Mozart family returned to Salzburg in November 1766. The following year young Wolfgang composed his first opera, Apollo et Hyacinthus. Keyboard concertos and other major works were also coming from his pen now.
In 1769, Mozart was appointed Konzertmeister at the Salzburg Court by the Archbishop. Beginning that same year, the Mozarts made three tours of Italy, where the young composer studied Italian opera and produced two successful efforts, Mitridate and Lucio Silla. In 1773, Mozart was back in Austria, where he spent most of the next few years composing. He wrote all his violin concertos between 1774 and 1777, as well as Masses, symphonies, and chamber works.
In 1780, Mozart wrote his opera Idomeneo, which became a sensation in Munich. After a conflict with the Archbishop, Mozart left his Konzertmeister post and settled in Vienna. He received a number of commissions now and took on a well-paying but unimportant Court post. In 1782 Mozart married Constanze Weber and took her to Salzburg the following year to introduce her to his family. 1782 was also the year that saw his opera Die Entführung aus dem Serail staged with great success.
In 1784, Mozart joined the Freemasons, apparently embracing the teachings of that group. He would later write music for certain Masonic lodges. In the early- and mid-1780s, Mozart composed many sonatas and quartets, and often appeared as soloist in the fifteen piano concertos he wrote during this period. Many of his commissions were for operas now, and Mozart met them with a string of masterpieces. Le nozze di Figaro came 1786, Don Giovanni in 1787, Così fan tutte in 1790 and Die Zauberflöte in 1791. Mozart made a number of trips in his last years, and while his health had been fragile in previous times, he displayed no serious condition or illness until he developed a fever of unknown origin near the end of 1791. Read less
Mozart: Trios K. 502, K. 542, K. 548 / Mutter, Muller-Schott, Previn
Release Date: 10/09/2007   Label: Imports (Dvd)  
Catalog: 1154046   Number of Discs: 1
On sale! $44.99
DVD: $8.99
In Stock
On sale!   $44.99   DVD:  $8.99 Add DVD to Cart

Mozart 5, Vieuxtemps 4 - Violin Concertos / Hilary Hahn
Release Date: 03/31/2015   Label: Deutsche Grammophon  
Catalog: 002269802   Number of Discs: 1
On sale! $16.98
CD: $13.99
In Stock
On sale!   $16.98   CD:  $13.99 Add CD to Cart

Mozart: Piano Sonatas / Marc-Andre Hamelin
Release Date: 04/14/2015   Label: Hyperion  
Catalog: 68029   Number of Discs: 2
On sale! $21.98
CD: $17.99
In Stock
On sale!   $21.98   CD:  $17.99 Add CD to Cart

Mozart: Violin Sonatas 1781 / Andrew Manze, Richard Egarr
Release Date: 10/11/2005   Label: Harmonia Mundi  
Catalog: 907380   Number of Discs: 1
On sale! $21.98
CD: $11.49
In Stock
On sale!   $21.98   CD:  $11.49 Add CD to Cart

Beethoven, Haydn, Mozart: Songs / Mark Padmore
Release Date: 04/14/2015   Label: Harmonia Mundi  
Catalog: 907611   Number of Discs: 1
On sale! $21.98
CD: $14.99
In Stock
MP3 Available
On sale!   $21.98   CD:  $14.99 Add CD to Cart

MP3:  $10.99 Add MP3 to Cart

Work: Jupiter Symphony, K 551

Browse 176-200 of 223 Available Recordings
1 2 ... 7 8 9
  • 176.
    Philips 50 - Mozart: Symphony 40 & 41 / Krips, Concertgebouw
    Label: Philips   Catalog: 464721 Release Date: 03/13/2001   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
    Conductor:  Josef Krips
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
    CD not available
    MP3 Available
    MP3:  $9.99 Add MP3 to Cart

  • 177.
    Lifestyles For Baby - Unforgettable Moments
    Label: Lifestyles   Catalog: 315011 Release Date: 03/06/2001   Number of Discs: 3
    Composer:  Franz Liszt,  Claude Debussy,  Johann Sebastian Bach,  Maurice Ravel  ... 
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
    On sale! $20.98
    CD: $18.99
    Low Stock
    On sale!   $20.98   CD:  $18.99 Add CD to Cart

  • 178.
    A Night At The Symphony
    Label: Lifestyles   Catalog: 215003 Release Date: 01/16/2001   Number of Discs: 2
    Composer:  Johannes Brahms,  Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov,  Frédéric Chopin,  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart  ... 
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
    CD: $13.99
    In Stock
    CD:  $13.99 Add CD to Cart

  • 179.
    Mozart: Symphonies No 28 & 41 / Sieghart, Mozart Academy
    Label: Amadis   Catalog: 7033 Release Date: 10/07/2000   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
    Conductor:  Martin Sieghart
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Mozart Academy of Bratislava
    CD: $3.99
    In Stock
    CD:  $3.99 Add CD to Cart

  • 180.
    Hans Zender Edition Vol 1 - Mozart: Symphonies 32, 36 & 41
    Label: Cpo   Catalog: 999473 Release Date: 10/06/2000   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
    Conductor:  Hans Zender
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Saarbrücken Radio Symphony Orchestra
    CD not available
    MP3 Available
    MP3:  $9.99 Add MP3 to Cart

  • 181.
    Mozart: Symphonies No 39, 40, Etc / Karajan, Böhm, Et Al
    Label: Dg Panorama   Catalog: 469160 Release Date: 09/26/2000   Number of Discs: 2
    Composer:  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
    Performer:  Walter Berry,  Wilma Lipp,  Anton Dermota,  Hilde Rössl-Majdan  ... 
    Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan,  Karl Böhm
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
    CD not available
    MP3 Available
    MP3:  $11.99 Add MP3 to Cart

  • 182.
    A Portrait Of Daniel Barenboim / Armstrong, Fischer-dieskau
    Label: Royal Long Players   Catalog: 70594 Release Date: 06/06/2000   Number of Discs: 2
    Composer:  Ludwig van Beethoven,  Georges Bizet,  Antonín Dvorák,  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart  ... 
    Performer:  Daniel Barenboim,  Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau,  Sheila Armstrong
    Conductor:  Daniel Barenboim
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestre de Paris,  English Chamber Orchestra,  Edinburgh Festival Chorus
    On sale! $11.98
    CD: $8.49
    Back Order
    On sale!   $11.98   CD:  $8.49 Add CD to Cart

  • 183.
    Mozart: Symphonies No 40 & 41 / Maag, Philharmonia Hungarica
    Label: Tuxedo Music   Catalog: 1069 Release Date: 04/15/2000   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
    Conductor:  Peter Maag
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Hungarica
    On sale! $13.98
    CD: $11.99
    In Stock
    On sale!   $13.98   CD:  $11.99 Add CD to Cart

  • 184.
    Classics For The Occasion - Palate Pleasers
    Label: Columbia River Entertainment   Catalog: 1055 Release Date: 01/30/2000   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
    Conductor:  Hermann Scherchen,  Franz Konwitschny
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra,  Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
    On sale! $6.98
    CD: $5.49
    In Stock
    On sale!   $6.98   CD:  $5.49 Add CD to Cart

  • 185.
    Mozart: Symphonies No 40 & 41 / Kubelik, Bavarian Rso
    Label: Orfeo D'or   Catalog: 498991 Release Date: 01/10/2000   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
    Conductor:  Rafael Kubelik
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
    CD: $19.99
    In Stock
    CD:  $19.99 Add CD to Cart

  • 186.
    Mozart: Symphonies Nos 35 & 41 / Karajan, Anda
    Label: Deutsche Grammophon   Catalog: 453199 Release Date: 07/02/1999   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
    Performer:  Géza Anda
    Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
    Recommendation
    ArkivCD $16.99
    Low Stock
    ArkivCD:  $16.99 Add to Cart

  • 187.
    Bernstein Century - Mozart: Symphonies No 39 & 41, Etc
    Label: Sony   Catalog: 60973 Release Date: 05/18/1999   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
    Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
    CD not available
    MP3 Available
    MP3:  $14.99 Add MP3 to Cart

  • 188.
    Mozart: Symphonies No 40 & 41
    Label: Emi Seraphim   Catalog: 73290 Release Date: 04/20/1999   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
    Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
    CD: $7.99
    In Stock
    MP3 Available
    CD:  $7.99 Add CD to Cart

    MP3:  $5.99 Add MP3 to Cart

  • 189.
    Mozart: Symphonies 38 & 41 / Végh, Camerata Academica
    Label: Orfeo D'or   Catalog: 486981 Release Date: 11/01/1998   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
    Conductor:  Sandor Végh
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Camerata Academica
    CD: $19.99
    Low Stock
    CD:  $19.99 Add CD to Cart

  • 190.
    A Portrait Of Mozart
    Label: Nimbus   Catalog: 1756 Release Date: 10/20/1998   Number of Discs: 6
    Composer:  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
    Performer:  Martyn Hill,  Julia Bernheimer,  Gundula Janowitz,  David Thomas  ... 
    Conductor:  Roy Goodman,  Barry Wordsworth,  Yan Pascal Tortelier
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hanover Band Chorus,  Hanover Band,  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra  ... 
    On sale! $33.98
    CD: $29.99
    Low Stock
    On sale!   $33.98   CD:  $29.99 Add CD to Cart

  • 191.
    Mozart: Symphonies No 32, 35, 36, 39 And 41 / Saraste
    Label: Virgin Classics Veritas   Catalog: 561451 Release Date: 05/05/1998   Number of Discs: 2
    Composer:  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
    Conductor:  Jukka-Pekka Saraste
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Scottish Chamber Orchestra
    CD not available
    MP3 Available
    MP3:  $7.99 Add MP3 to Cart

  • 192.
    Label: Spj Music   Catalog: 90016 Release Date: 04/07/1998   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
    CD: $3.99
    Special Order
    CD:  $3.99 Add CD to Cart

  • 193.
    Mozart Legendary Interpretations - Bruno Walter
    Label: Sony   Catalog: 46511 Release Date: 02/27/1998   Number of Discs: 3
    Composer:  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
    Conductor:  Bruno Walter
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Symphony Orchestra
    Recommendation
    On sale!
    ArkivCD $31.99
    Low Stock
    On sale!   $34.98   ArkivCD:  $31.99 Add to Cart

  • 194.
    Mozart Legendary Interpretations - George Szell
    Label: Sony   Catalog: 46515 Release Date: 02/27/1998   Number of Discs: 3
    Composer:  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
    Performer:  Judith Raskin
    Conductor:  George Szell
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cleveland Orchestra
    On sale!
    ArkivCD $29.99
    Low Stock
    On sale!   $33.98   ArkivCD:  $29.99 Add to Cart

  • 195.
    The Classic Sound - Mozart: Symphonies No 40, 41 / Giulini
    Label: Decca   Catalog: 452889 Release Date: 11/11/1997   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
    Conductor:  Carlo Maria Giulini
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Philharmonia Orchestra
    ArkivCD $16.99
    Low Stock
    ArkivCD:  $16.99 Add to Cart

  • 196.
    Take 2 - Mozart: Eine Kleine Nachtmusik, Symphonies 40 & 41
    Label: Sony Classical Essential Classics   Catalog: 63272 Release Date: 09/02/1997   Number of Discs: 2
    Composer:  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
    Conductor:  Anthony Newman,  Rafael Kubelik,  Jean-Claude Malgoire
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Brandenburg Collegium Orchestra,  Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra,  La Grande Ecurie et la Chambre du Roy
    On sale!
    ArkivCD $21.99
    Low Stock
    On sale!   $24.98   ArkivCD:  $21.99 Add to Cart

  • 197.
    Mozart: Symphonies Nos 35-41 / Karajan, Berlin Po
    Label: Dg Double   Catalog: 453046 Release Date: 07/15/1997   Number of Discs: 2
    Composer:  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
    Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
    CD: $16.99
    In Stock
    MP3 Available
    CD:  $16.99 Add CD to Cart

    MP3:  $11.99 Add MP3 to Cart

  • 198.
    Mozart: Symphonies No 40 & 41 / Peter Maag, Et Al
    Label: Arts Music   Catalog: 47363 Release Date: 07/01/1997   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
    Conductor:  Peter Maag
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Padua and Veneto Orchestra
    On sale! $11.98
    CD: $9.49
    In Stock
    On sale!   $11.98   CD:  $9.49 Add CD to Cart

  • 199.
    Mozart: The Symphonies / Hogwood, Academy Of Ancient Music
    Label: L'oiseau Lyre   Catalog: 452496 Release Date: 06/24/1997   Number of Discs: 19
    Composer:  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
    Conductor:  Christopher Hogwood
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of Ancient Music
    Recommendation
    On sale! $151.98
    CD: $143.99
    In Stock
    On sale!   $151.98   CD:  $143.99 Add CD to Cart

  • 200.
    Mozart: Symphonies No 34, 39 & 41
    Label: Testament   Catalog: 1092 Release Date: 03/10/1997   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
    Conductor:  Rudolf Kempe
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra,  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
    On sale! $25.98
    CD: $21.99
    2-3 Days
    On sale!   $25.98   CD:  $21.99 Add CD to Cart

1 2 ... 7 8 9

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart


WORKS
1. Molto allegro
2. Andante
3. Menuetto (Allegretto) - Trio
4. Finale (Allegro assai)
1. Allegro vivace
2. Andante cantabile
3. Menuetto (Allegretto)
4. Molto allegro
1. Allegro
2. Romance (Andante)
3. Menuetto (Allegretto)
4. Rondo (Allegro)
I. Largo - Molto allegro
II. Menuetto - Trio I - Trio II
III. Adagio
IV. Menuetto. Allegretto - Trio I - Trio II
V. Romance. Adagio - Allegretto - Adagio
VI. Tema con variazioni - Tema. Andante
Var. 1
Var. 2
Var. 3
Var. 4
Var. 5
Var. 6
VII. Finale. Molto allegro
Concerto No. 20 in D minor for Piano and Orchestra, K. 466: I. Allegro
II. Romance
III. Rondo. Allegro assai
I. Allegro maestoso
II. Andante
III. Allegro vivace assai
1. Allegro
2. Andante
3. Allegro assai
1. Allegro
2. Larghetto
3. Menuetto
4. Allegretto con variazioni
1. Allegro
2. Adagio
3. Andantino - Presto non assai, ma con sentimento
4. Con moto
Piano Sonata in B-flat, K. 333: Allegro
Andante cantabile
Presto
Introitus: Requiem aeternam
Introitus: Kyrie
Sequentia: Dies irae
Sequentia: Tuba mirum
Sequentia: Rex tremendae
Sequentia: Recordare
Sequentia: Confutatis
Sequentia: Lacrimosa
Offertorium: Domine Jesu Christe
Offertorium: Hostias
Sanctus: Sanctus
Sanctus: Benedictus
Sanctus: Agnus Dei
Communio: Lux Aeterna