The Great Mozart Marathon: Episode 4

Well, Mozart is back.

He was about 7 years old when he wrote this one and for me, he hasn’t yet worked out how to start a piece of music. This one just seems too much too soon, though I am going to assume that there will be others that start with more sooner that I will like. So the real problem with this one is that I just don’t like the start. It does settle down nicely even though there are some rhythm abrupt changes later (especially in the third movement) that don’t really do a lot for me either.

Overall, it is something I could listen to. It probably helped that the version I found had a piano instead of a harpsichord.

This Mozart guy may have a future… And speaking of which…

I found a harpsichord version of this one first but quickly managed to track down something with a piano. So that’s all right.

All I’m going to say about this one is I felt the plot much more strongly than in the previous one. I felt the thread running through each of the movements. And obviously I don’t know what I’m talking about and am just trying to describe how I feel.

And there you have it. The Mozart Marathon back up and running. Only about 700 pieces to go.


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