Violin Concerto No. 4 (Mozart)

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Violin Concerto in D major
No. 4
by W. A. Mozart
Key D major
Catalogue K. 218
Composed 1775 (1775)
Movements Three (Allegro, Andante cantabile, Rondeau (Andante grazioso - Allegro ma non troppo))
  • Violin
  • orchestra

Violin Concerto No. 4 in D major, K. 218, was composed by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart in 1775 in Salzburg. The autograph of the score is preserved in the Biblioteka Jagiellońska, Kraków.[1]


The concerto has the usual fast-slow-fast structure and lasts around 23 minutes. The movements are:

  1. Allegro
  2. Andante cantabile (A major)
  3. Rondeau (Andante grazioso - Allegro ma non troppo)

\relative c' {
  \key d \major
  \tempo "Allegro"
  d4\f d8. d16 d4 d | d r8 fis a4 r8 fis | d fis a fis d fis a fis | d4 r r


  1. ^ Mozart, W. A.; Mahling, Christoph-Hellmut (preface) (2002). Konzert in D für Violine und Orchester Nr. 4 KV 218. Klavierauszug (Piano Reduction). Kassel: Bärenreiter Verlag. p. VI–VII.  ISMN M-006-45797-7

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