Piano Quartets by : Ernst Herttrich : Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
It is hardly imaginable today; but the Viennese public of Mozart's time was unable to appreciate the beauties of Mozart's Piano Quartet K. 478. It was not accustomed to the dramatic g minor character – especially of the first movement – coming from this composer. And thus it came about that the publisher Hoffmeister refused to print any further quartets; after K. 478; Mozart wrote only the E flat major Quartet K. 493; although a series of six works had originally been planned. What a pity! Today the two piano quartets rank among the landmarks of Mozartian chamber music and continue to enjoy a great status.
|Publisher||Henle Urtext Edition|
| Media ||Softcover|
| Length x Width ||12.2 x 9.25 inches |
| Shipping Weight||1.16 pounds |
|East Coast Music Product Code ||ZHL51480196|
| 1st Publication Date||11/2006|
Title: Mozart: Quartet g minor KV 478
Title: Mozart: Quartet E flat major KV 493
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