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Mozart: Piano Quartets, K. 478 & 493

Quartetto Avos

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Piano Quartet No. 1 in G Minor, K. 478  
1
I. Allegro
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; Quartetto Avos
11:08
2
II. Andante
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; Quartetto Avos
7:27
3
III. Rondo: Allegro moderato
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; Quartetto Avos
8:15
Piano Quartet No. 2 in E-Flat Major, K. 493  
4
I. Allegro
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; Quartetto Avos
10:45
5
II. Larghetto
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; Quartetto Avos
13:15
6
III. Allegretto
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; Quartetto Avos
9:09
Total Playing Time    59:59
Mozart was commissioned to compose three quartets in 1785 by publisher Franz Anton Hoffmeister, however the publisher feared the work was too difficult for amateurs so he released Mozart from the obligation of finishing the set. Mozart did write one quartet and nine months later he composed a second quartet: those two works are the Piano Quartets KV 478 and KV 493 featured on this album and performed by award-winning Italian quartet Quartetto Avos.
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