Serenade No. 6 (Mozart)
The Serenade No. 6 for Orchestra in D major K. 239, Serenata notturna, was written by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart in Salzburg, in 1776. Mozart's father, Leopold Mozart, wrote the title and a January 1776 date on the original manuscript.
It has three movements.
- Marcia (maestoso)
- Rondo (allegretto)
It is scored for
- Two small orchestras
- 1st violin (soloist), 2nd violin (soloist), 1st viola, double bass
- 1st violin, 2nd violin, 2nd viola, cello, timpani.
The title Serenata notturna has also been used by Robin Holloway for a work for four horns and orchestra (his opus 52, 1982).
- ^ Mozart: Eine Kleine Nachmusik, Serenata of London, from CD booklet written by Leonard Burkat, 1987, MCA Records (bar code 0-7674-251662-2-2)
- ^ "Chronological List of Works by Holloway". University of Cambridge. Archived from the original on 2006-08-20. Retrieved 2008-01-12.
- Serenade No. 6 (Mozart): Score and critical report (in German) in the Neue Mozart-Ausgabe
- Serenata Notturna (Mozart): Scores at the International Music Score Library Project
- Performance of Serenade No. 6 by A Far Cry from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in MP3 format