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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Piano Sonatas Nos. 10, KV 330; 14 KV 457; 18 KV 576. Fantasia No. 4 KV 475
Camille Saint Saens: Piano Quartets; E-flat major; B-flat major Op. 41
Sergej Taneyev: Piano Quartet Op. 20, Piano Trio Op. 22, Violin Sonata, Piano Quintet Op. 30 [2-album set]
Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Sonatas Op. 27 'Quasi una Fantasia'; Op. 13 'Pathétique'; 'Eroica' Variations and Fugue, Op. 35
Ludwig van Beethoven: Late Piano Sonatas, Op. 101, 106 'Hammer-Klavier', 109-111
Johannes Brahms: String Quintets; F major, Op. 88; G major, Op. 111
Franz Schubert: Sonata in B flat major D 960, Allegretto D 910, Moments Musicaux D 780, Hungarian Melody D 817 [2-album set]
Fran Schubert: Piano Sonata in D major, D 850; Drei Klavierstuecke D 946
Enrique Granados: Chamber Music with Piano
Clementi & Beethoven: Sonatinas Op. 36 - Sonatinas Ahn. 005, WoO 50-51

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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Piano Quartets; G minor, KV 478; E-flat major, KV 493
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Classical (1750 - 1820)
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2012

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Mozart received a commission for three quartets in 1785 from the publisher Franz Anton Hoffmeister. Hofmeister's fear that the work was too difficult for amateurs so he released Mozart from the obligation of completing the set. Nine months later, Mozart composed a second quartet. Those are the Piano Quartets KV 478 in G minor and KV 493 in E-flat major.
At the time the piece was written, the harpsichord was still widely used. Although the piece was originally published with the title 'Quatuor pour le Clavecin ou Forte Piano, Violon, Tallie [sic] et Basse,' stylistic evidence suggests Mozart intended the piano part for 'the 'Viennese' fortepiano of the period' and that our modern piano is 'a perfectly acceptable alternative.'
"A phenomenal group of players" - Jerry Dubins, Fanfare, IX-X/2014

 

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Recorded @: Centro congressi c/o Palude di Onara, Padova, 2012
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