Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart : Rondo Alla Turca (Sonata Opus KV 331)


Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart : Rondo Alla Turca (Sonata Opus KV 331)

Info

This piece is part of our collection of Turkish pieces.





About 'Rondo Alla Turca (Sonata Opus KV 331)'

Artist: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus (biography)   (sheet music)
Born:January 27, 1756 , December 5, 1791
Died:Salzburg , Vienna
The Artist:A child prodigy, Mozart wrote his first symphony when he was eight years old and his first opera at 12. He went on to write some of the most important masterpieces of the Classical era, including symphonies, operas, string quartets and piano music.
Composed:c,1783
Info:
It is the 3rd movement from The Piano Sonata No. 11 in A major, K. 331. The last movement, "Alla Turca", popularly known as the "Turkish Rondo", is often heard on its own and is one of Mozart's best-known piano pieces; it was Mozart himself who titled the rondo "Alla Turca". It imitates the sound of Turkish Janissary bands.


© 2000-2017 8notes.com