Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Mozart circa 1780, by Johann Nepomuk della Croce.
Mozart circa 1780, by Johann Nepomuk della Croce.
  • 27 January 1756 – 5 December 1791
  • Recognized as one of the greatest Austrian composers of the classical period
  • A prolific composer who wrote over 600 pieces during his short lifetime.
  • Most famous works include 41 symphonies, 27 piano concertos, the "Requiem" in D minor, "Eine Kleine Nachtmusik" for strings, and the operas "Don Giovanni" and "The Magic Flute."

 

 Chamber Music Works

 

  • 23 Serenades, Divertimente, and Nocturnes for winds and strings in various combinations
    • K. 239, "Serenata Nocturna", for 2 violins, viola, bass, strings, timphani, 1776
    • K. 525, "Eine kleine Nachtmusic",G , for 2 violins, viola, cello, bass, 1787 (often played as a string quartet)
  • Wind Ensemble
    • 16 Divertimente, Serenades, and short pieces for various wind ensembles
    • K. 487, "12 Duos", for 2 horns, 1785
  • Marches
    • 15 Marches for various combinations of winds, strings, and percussion
  • Dance Music for various combinations of winds, strings, and percussions
    • 17 Minuets
    • 10 Ländlers
    • 16 Contredanses
  • String Duos
    • K. 46d, Sonata for violin and bass, C, 1768
    • K. 46e, Sonata for violin and bass, F, 1768
    • K. 423, Duo for vioin and viola, G, 1783
    • K. 424, Duo for violin and viola, Bb, 1783
    • K. 266, Trio for 2 violins and bass, Bb, 1777
    • K. 563, "Divertimento" for violin, viola, and cello, Eb, 1788
  • String Quartets
    • K. 80, G, 1770
    • K. 136-138, Divertimenti, D, Bb, F, 1772
    • K. 155-160, 6 Quartets, 3 Divertimenti, D, G, C, F, Bb, Eb, F, 1772-73
    • K. 168-173, 6 Quartets, F, A, C, Eb, Bb, d, 1773
    • K. 387, Haydn Quartet, No. 1, G, 1782
    • K. 421, Haydn Quartet, No. 2, d, 1783
    • K. 428, Haydn Quartet, No. 3, Eb, 1783
    • K. 458, Haydn Quartet, No. 4, "Hunt", Bb, 1784
    • K. 464, Haydn Quartet, No. 5, A, 1785
    • K. 465, Haydn Quartet, No. 6, "Dissonance", C, 1785
    • K. 499, "Hoffmeister" Quartet, D, 1786
    • (K. 546, "Adagio and Fugue", c, 1788 keyboard fugue arranged by Mozart for strings- sometimes played as a string quartet)
    • K. 575, "Prussian" Quartet, No. 1, D, 1789
    • K. 589, "Prussian" Quartet, No. 2, Bb, 1790
    • K. 590, "Prussian" Quartet, No. 3, F, 1790
  • String Quintets (viola)
    • K. 174, Bb, 1773
    • K. 515, C, 1787
    • K. 516, g, 1787
    • K. 406, c, 1788
    • K. 593, D, 1790
    • K. 614, Eb, 1791
  • Strings and Winds
    • K. 292, Duo for bassoon and cello, Bb, 1775
    • K. 285, 2 flute quartets, G, C, 1778 (flute, violin, viola, cello)
    • K. 298, Flute Quartet, A, 1786-87 (flute, violin, viola, cello)
    • K. 370, Oboe Quartet, F, 1781 (oboe, violin, viola, cello)
    • K. 407, Quintet, Eb, 1782 (horn, violin, 2 violas, cello)
    • K. 581, Clarinet Quintet, A, 1789 (clarinet and string quartet)
  • Piano Trios
    • K. 254, "Divertimento", Bb, 1776 (piano, violin, cello)
    • K. 442, d, 1783-90 (piano, violin, cello)
    • K. 496, G, 1786 (piano, violin, cello)
    • K. 502, Bb, 1786 (piano, violin, cello)
    • K. 548, C, 1788 (piano, violin, cello)
    • K. 564, G, 1788 (piano, violin, cello)
    • K. 498, Eb, 1786 (piano, clarinet, viola)
  • Piano Quartets
    • K. 478, g, 1785
    • K. 493, Eb, 1786
  • Piano Quintets
    • K. 452, Eb, 1784 (piano, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, horn)
    • K. 617, "Adagio and Rondo", c, 1791 (glass harmonica, flute, oboe, viola, cello)
  • Keyboard and Violin
    • K. 6-7, Two Sonatas, C, D, 1762-64
    • K. 8-9, Two Sonatas, Bb, G, 1763-64
    • K. 10-15, Six Sonatas, Bb, G, A, F, C, Bb, 1774
    • K. 26-31, Six Sonatas, Eb, G, C, D, F, Bb, 1766
    • K. 296, Sonata, C, 1778 (Op. 2, No. 2)
    • K. 301-306, Six Sonatas, G, Eb, C, A, e, D, 1778 (Op. 1, No. 1-6)
    • K. 378, Sonata, Bb, 1779 (Op. 2, No. 4)
    • K. 379, Sonata, G, 1781 (Op. 2, No. 5)
    • K. 359, Variations, G, 1781
    • K. 360, Variations, g, 1781
    • K. 376-377, Two Sonatas,  both F, 1781 (Op. 2, No. 1 & Op. 2, No. 3)
    • K. 380, Sonata, C, 1782 (Op. 2, No. 6)
    • K. 454, Sonata, Bb, 1784 (Op. 7, No. 3)
    • K. 481, Sonata, Eb, 1785
    • K. 526, Sonata, A, 1787
    • K. 547, Sonata, F, 1788 (for beginners)
    • Incomplete Sonatas
      • K. 396, c, 1782
      • K. 372, Bb, 1781
      • K. 402, A, 1782
      • K. 403, C, 1782
      • K. 404, C, 1782