2 in D major, KV 314* 7 Andante in C major for Flute and Orchestra, KV 315* 8–11 Symphony No. 2, 3, and 4, all composed by 1766). But first, he had to spend many years playing it and slowly coaxing it back to life. The violin has a sweet tone in its upper register, and Koncz takes full advantage of it. One of my overall favourite pianists is Maria João Pires, and I'd buy more of her Mozart piano concerto CDs if I were in the market for yet more of Mozart, but I'm not. Stadler, who played the clarinet and basset horn, had been a close friend of Mozart’s since the e… 1 from Presto Classical. Mozart - Symphony no. He began composing a fourth concerto, K412, during the last summer of his life but only succeeded in finishing the first movement and part of the finale by the time of his death in 1791. I enjoy the Labèque sisters and Marta Argerich's versions of the two-piano concerto also, but this is a special, irreplaceable version of one of Mozart's most joyous works, too infrequently performed. Six of the best flautists; Three other great recordings of Mozart’s Flute Concerto No. Come on, don’t be mean – this concerto is perfect. 23 in A major,… - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart on AllMusic Argerich is not much good for Mozart. The young child prodigy would have played it when he was named concert master of the Salzburg Hofkapelle at the age of 13, Koncz said. Audience Relations, CBC P.O. "This was his first job, actually, his first position anywhere, and that's when he started playing on this violin," he said. Pseudonyms will no longer be permitted. Those first moments alone with the instrument are something he'll never forget, he said. 1. 40 1st mvt sheet music. "So it was my great task to actually really go back regularly to Mozart's birthplace in order to practice on the violin as often as I could.". 25 in G minor, KV 183 5–8 Symphony No. The first theme is well known, and it also appears in the first movement of his Piano Concerto No. Koncz first encountered Mozart's violin eight years ago at the Stiftung Mozarteum in Salzburg, where it is preserved as a museum piece, and brought out once or twice a year to be performed in front of an audience. Add some “good” to your morning and evening. You can buy the recording of Mozart’s Flute Concerto No. This is a wonderful recording. "And he kept this position for several years, and that's when he wrote his violin concertos.". "For me, Mozart has been really a very central part of my musical life, even as a child.". "It was a great experience to be able to play it privately in the beginning, and just to get to know it. Christoph Koncz performs Mozart's Violin Concerto No. Piano Concerto No. 1 in G major, KV 313* 4–6 Flute Concerto No. Contributor: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus - Bokser, Zelman - University of California, Irvine. Based on handwriting analysis of the autographs they are believed to date from … 3 in G Major, K. 216: II. Beethoven – Violin Concerto No. Koncz's new album, the first ever complete recording of Mozart's violin concertos on the composer's original violin, is now available on CD or for digital download. "So in some ways, the violin returns to Mozart's origins, which I think is quite extraordinary," he said. Here they are brought together with the recently rediscovered Flute Concerto in D major by Josef Mysliveček, Mozart… No, not another Mozart piano concerto disc! "Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart played his violin concertos on this very instrument. Playing Mozart's music on Mozart's own violin is like reaching through 250 years of history to commune with the legendary composer, says Christoph Koncz. Take a musical deep dive into Mozart. With 27 to his name, it's a bit tricky to isolate one piano concerto … After that, he'll return to mostly to playing his own violin, a 1707 Stradivarius. 2. "I would say Mozart's violin has a very beautiful upper register and you can really produce a very singing tone on it, which is very crucial when you actually perform lots of violin concertos," he said. Written by Sheena Goodyear. 25, K503 Mitsuko Uchida, arguably the world's greatest Mozart interpreter, plays and conducts two of his most popular piano concertos. Horowitz ditto. Mozart's Horn Concertos, along with his earlier Symphonies and Violin Sonatas, Church Sonatas and the two Piano Quartets, are among his most underrated compositions, if not the most underrated. Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus (sheet music) Born: January 27, 1756 , December 5, 1791 Died: Salzburg , Vienna The Artist: A child prodigy, Mozart wrote his first symphony when he … The A-major Piano Concerto replaces the bright-toned oboes usually found in Mozart’s concertos with clarinets, for darker coloration, particularly in the passionate, richly chromatic slow movement in the rare key of F-sharp minor. The girl's grieving parents then sold it to another violin teacher, who by pure chance, lived in the same flat where Mozart was born, Koncz said. Piano concertos no. "For an instrument, especially a stringed instrument, to be laying dormant for a long time, it's not really ideal for the sound of the instrument because the wood just gets a bit stiff. Closed Captioning and Described Video is available for many CBC shows offered on CBC Gem. We reserve the right to close comments at any time. Why not register today and enjoy the following great benefits: Mozart: K622 Clarinet Concerto: 2nd: Descant Recorder, Guitar tabs. The best recordings of Mozart’s Clarinet Concerto James McCarthy Friday, January 17, 2014 Register now to continue reading Thank you for visiting Gramophone and making use of our archive of more than 50,000 expert reviews, features, awards and blog articles. 3 performed on Mozart's violin. Comments are welcome while open. A variety of newsletters you'll love, delivered straight to you. Mozart’s Clarinet Concerto, widely regarded as the greatest clarinet concerto and his last instrumental work, was completed in October 1791, less than two months before the composer’s death at the age of just 35. That time a baby sang Mozart on As It Happens, F is for Fanny: German composer's masterpiece sonata was written by his sister, Boy who delighted orchestra with 'wow' has a deep love of music, says grandmother, What makes a musical prodigy? Koncz, the principal second violinist of the Vienna Philharmonic, not only got to play the precious baroque instrument. Juliette Bausor Signum SIGCD467. Contributor: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus - Cleveland Orchestra - Uchida, Mitsuko A child prodigy, Mozart wrote his first symphony when he was eight years old and his first opera at 12. No indeed, for this pioneering recording gives us intimate, almost domestic versions of three of the composer’s masterpieces, versions that have scarcely been played, let alone set to disc, in the modern concert era. Top 10 Violin Concertos (updated 2019) Gramophone Wednesday, January 2, 2019 An introduction to 10 of the greatest violin concertos with highly recommended recordings. Recording was made in live concerts in Cheng Hall of the Irvine Barclay Theatre on May 10 and 11, 1991. 29 in A major, KV 201* This piece is also available in the following transpositions: Classical Soprano (Descant) Recorder Free Sheet Music, Intermediate Soprano (Descant) Recorder Music, Classical Soprano (Descant) Recorder Music, 12 Variations on Ah, vous dirai-je maman K.265, "12 Variations on 'Ah, vous dirai-je, Maman' - KV 265 (300r)", Le nozze di Figaro - Die Hochzeit des Figaro, Click here for more info on subscriptions. Arrangements of this piece also available for. Advertisement. Concertos Nos. Program and biographical notes in English by Rae Linda Brown. These moments were very precious to me," he said. None of that makes this the go-to recording of the Bach Violin concertos. Géza Anda set down his cycle of Mozart piano concertos, in which he also directed the Camerata Academica of the Salzburg Mozarteum, in the years 1961 and 1969. Intermediate Level: Recommended for Intermediate Level players, © Copyright 2000-2021 Red Balloon Technology Ltd (8notes.com). To encourage thoughtful and respectful conversations, first and last names will appear with each submission to CBC/Radio-Canada's online communities (except in children and youth-oriented communities). Second movement: Adagio Composed in 1791, the last year of Mozart’s life, this work was premiered less then two months before the composer’s death and published posthumously. Mozart’s melodies are given space to breathe in this nicely paced interpretation, which was released in 2016. The first live show Friday was at Les Musiciens du Louvre at the Mozarteum Foundation. After one such performance, Koncz decided to go backstage and ask if he could see the instrument. 17, K453 & no. WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART (1756–1791) CD 1 1–3 Flute Concerto No. 1 With the talents of the Academy of St Martin in the Field … I don't like the guy's playing except for Bach, and even then I prefer others'. Before recording the concertos and playing them live, Koncz says he did a lot of research into how Mozart would have performed them order to make the recordings as historically accurate as possible. W. A. Mozart (1756-1791): Clarinet Concerto in A major, K. 622. But getting to know a violin takes time — especially one that's played so infrequently. It was left to one of Mozart’s pupils, Franz Xaver Süssmayr, to complete the last movement. It needs to be vibrating in order to be sounding freely," he said. Box 500 Station A Toronto, ON Canada, M5W 1E6. It’s almost … Adagio. Second movement: Adagio Composed in 1791, the last year of Mozart’s life, this work was premiered less then two months before the composer’s death and published posthumously. This musician recorded Mozart's concertos on the composer's original violin, Concerto No. Register now to continue reading Thank you for visiting Gramophone and making use of our archive of more than 50,000 expert reviews, features, awards and blog articles. But he says he'll always have a place in his heart for Mozart's. He went on to write some of the most important masterpieces of the Classical era, including symphonies, operas, string quartets and piano music. As is the norm in violin concertos, Beethoven’s Violin … Mozart: The Great Piano Concertos, Vol. The best recording of of Mozart’s Clarinet Concerto. Interview produced by Chris Harbord. Mozart composed his Clarinet Concertofor Anton Stadler, who performed the work at the premiere in Prague on 16 October 1791. Find recording details and track inforamtion for Piano Concerto No. The violin's keepers did him one better, and invited him to come play it whenever he liked. The instrument passed through a few more hands before finally ending up with the Mozarteum, a foundation dedicated to preserving the composer's legacy. Early Mozart concertos. When the composer moved to Vienna at the age of 25, he passed the violin on to his sister Nannerl, who gifted it to a star music pupil of hers, who died. Between 1783 and 1787, Mozart completed three horn concertos. Brain researchers look to demystify genius. The composition occupied an exceptionally productive period of Mozart's life of just a few weeks in 1788, during which time he also completed the 39th and 41st symphonies. Koncz's new album, the first ever complete recording of Mozart's violin concertos on the composer's original violin, is now available on CD or for digital download. Mozart’s instrument is a well-preserved baroque violin made by the Klotz family of Mittenwald in the early eighteenth century, kept by Mozart’s sister Nannerl after he moved to Vienna and eventually arrived at the Mozarteum foundation in 1955. Comments on this story are moderated according to our Submission Guidelines. 24 in C minor. "That was the goal of this recording — on one hand, to use the violin as a vehicle to really come close to Mozart's times over the period of 250 years. With sensuous melodies and elegant virtuosity, Mozart’s Flute Concertos in G major (K. 313) and D major (K. 314) are the most cherished pieces composed for the instrument. "I think the audience also understood this feeling at this point, and it was great for everybody to be coming together also in these extraordinary circumstances and to just celebrate the music of this genius.". It is a priority for CBC to create a website that is accessible to all Canadians including people with visual, hearing, motor and cognitive challenges. The Concerto for Flute, Harp, and Orchestra in C major, K. 299/297c, is a concerto by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart for flute, harp, and orchestra.It is one of only two true double concertos that he wrote (the other being his Piano Concerto No. By submitting a comment, you accept that CBC has the right to reproduce and publish that comment in whole or in part, in any manner CBC chooses. The next one, later this month, will be at the Cologne Philharmonic. 21, which he had written 3 years before this symphony, in 1785. Playing Mozart's concertos on Mozart's own violin is like reaching through 250 years of history to commune with the legendary composer, says Christoph Koncz. The violin itself — likely Mozart's first — was built in 18th-century Mittenwald, Bavaria, a town famous for its violin making. Koncz had the idea to record the concertos on the violin, something that had never been done before. The Swiss pianist enjoys particular insight into Mozart gaining a useful ‘love of detail’ from his teacher Alfred Brendel, who was himself renowned for his masterly interpretations of Mozart. Thea King ECO/Jeffrey Tate Hyperion CDA66199. Download and print in PDF or MIDI free sheet music for Flute Concerto In G Major, K.313/285C by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart arranged by amfem for Piano, Recorder (Solo) What is your favorite recording of the concertos and … 1 in D Major. Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No. But unlike K. 482 and K. 491, which likewise employ clarinets, there … And on the other hand, of course, the most important is nevertheless to express the emotions which are embedded in this music to a nowadays audience, and to use the violin as a tool because we know the sound is very close to what Mozart would have heard himself," Koncz said. W. A. Mozart (1756-1791): Clarinet Concerto in A major, K. 622. 1–4 (K.37, 39, 40 and 41) are orchestral and keyboard arrangements of sonata movements by other composers.The next three concertos (K. 107/1, 2 and 3), which are not numbered, are arrangements of piano sonatas by J.C. Bach (Op 5.Nos. He also recorded Mozart's violin concertos on it, and performed them for a live audience on Friday in Salzburg, Austria. 39 in E flat major, KV 543* CD 2 1–4 Symphony No. Thea King was one of the first clarinettists to take up the so-called ‘basset’ clarinet (the deeper instrument for which Mozart originally completed the concerto) in this much-loved work, and her pioneering recording turned a lot of heads when it first appeared in 1985. So for me to perform Mozart's violin concertos for an audience, a live audience in Salzburg, was a very special experience," Koncz told As It Happens host Carol Off. 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