String Duos for Violin and Viola K423, 424
by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Viola - Sheet Music

Item Number: 3767995
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String Duos for Violin and Viola K423, 424
by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Viola - Sheet Music

Item Number: 3767995
4.3 out of 5 Customer Rating
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Instrument
  • Viola
  • Violin
Ensemble
  • String Duet
Format
  • Collection / Songbook
  • Score
Series
  • Henle Urtext
Publisher
  • G. Henle
Chamber Ensemble String Duet; Viola; Violin (String Duo)

SKU: HL.51480624

Composed by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Edited by Anja Bensieck. Sheet Music. Paperbound. Henle Music Folios. Pages: Score = VIII and 27 * K. 423 Vl = 8 * Va = 8 * K. 424 Vl = 8 * Va = 6. Classical. Softcover. 68 pages. G. Henle #HN624. Published by G. Henle (HL.51480624).

ISBN 9790201806242. UPC: 884088177447. 9.25x12.25x0.203 inches.

After moving to Vienna in 1781, Mozart returned only once to his hometown of Salzburg, and that was from the end of July to the end of October 1783 in the company of his young wife Constaze. Just as we know little for certain about the events of those months, Mozart also seems to have composed equally little there. Just these two exquisite duos for violin and viola come from this period, and even they were apparently written as a friendly favor for Salzburg composer Michael Haydn (younger brother of Joseph Haydn), who for reasons of acute ill health was unable to complete a commissioned composition. Henle's Urtext edition is based on the carefully notated autograph manuscripts; the first edition appeared only in 1792, shortly after Mozart's death, making its value as a source debatable. In addition to a complete score of this wonderfully intimate chamber music, foldout instrumental are included, facilitating comfortable performance.

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