Piano Sonata No. 15 (Mozart)
|Piano Sonata in F major|
|by W. A. Mozart|
|Movements||Three (Allegro, Andante, Rondo: Allegretto)|
A typical performance takes about 23 minutes.
The Rondo was originally a stand-alone piece composed by Mozart in 1786 (Rondo No. 2, K. 494 in the Köchel catalogue). In 1788, Mozart wrote the first two movements of K. 533 and incorporated a revised version of K. 494 as the finale, having lengthened it in order to provide a more substantial counterpart to the other two movements.
Edvard Grieg arranged this sonata for 2 pianos, by adding further accompaniment on the secondo part, whilst the primo part plays the original. "In trying to 'impart to several of Mozart's sonatas a tonal effect appealing to our modern ears', Grieg left a telling little document or two on just what those late nineteenth-century Norwegian ears expected. A notable recording is that of Elisabeth Leonskaja accompanied by Sviatoslav Richter.
- All Music Guide
- "Piano Sonata No.15 in F major, K.533/494 (Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus) - IMSLP/Petrucci Music Library: Free Public Domain Sheet Music". imslp.org. Retrieved 2018-07-17.
- hfinch (2013-01-09). "Mozart, arr Grieg Piano Sonatas". www.gramophone.co.uk. Retrieved 2018-07-17.
- Sonate in F KV 533/KV 494: Score and critical report ‹See Tfd›(in German) in the Neue Mozart-Ausgabe
- Piano Sonata No. 15: Scores at the International Music Score Library Project (IMSLP)
- Performance of Piano Sonata No. 15 by Jonathan Biss from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in MP3 format
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