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Mozart ABC / Okada


Release Date: 10/20/2017 
Label:  Gramola   Catalog #: 99144  
Composer:  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Yoshiko Okada
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

The melody of the French children’s song “Ah vous dirai-je, Maman“, which was first published in the year 1761, is until today well-known in many different languages with varying lyrics (English: “Twinkle, twinkle, little star”; Spanish: “El campanita del lugar”; German: “Morgen kommt der Weihnachtsmann”). The further appropriation as ABC-Song to teach the alphabet to young learners induced the Japenese pianist Yoshiko Okada to name her latest CD “Mozart ABC”, since this little song offered Mozart the inspiration for his twelve piano variations K 265. Furthermore, the album contains the popular Fantasia C minor K 475 and the Sonata No. 14 C minor K 457, which it was published toghether with, as well as the cheerful and spirited Sonatas No. Read more 8 D major K 311 and No. 12 F major K 332. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Fantasy for Piano in C minor, K 475 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Yoshiko Okada (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1785; Vienna, Austria 
2.
Sonata for Piano no 14 in C minor, K 457 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Yoshiko Okada (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1784; Vienna, Austria 
3.
Sonata for Piano no 12 in F major, K 332 (300k) by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Yoshiko Okada (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1781-1783; Vienna, Austria 
4.
Sonata for Piano no 9 in D major, K 311 (284c) by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Yoshiko Okada (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1777; Mannheim, Germany 
5.
Variations (12) for Piano in C major on "Ah vous dirai-je maman", K 265 (300e) by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Yoshiko Okada (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: Vienna, Austria 

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