String Quartet no. 19 in C 'Dissonant', K 465

The last of the six quatets Mozart dedicated to Haydn, K. 465 is officially in the sunny key of C major, but it owes its "Dissonant" nickname to its slow, tense introduction, full of unresolved harmonies over a throbbing cello line. Soon enough, this disorienting Adagio gives way to the first movement's bright, Allegro main matter. The first violin sings out the short-phrased principal theme, which the other instruments soon pick up in contrapuntal imitation. A second, more jittery melody and a third in triplets all become fodder for a brief ... more

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String Quartet no. 19 in C 'Dissonant', K 465 - I. Adagio
String Quartet no. 19 in C 'Dissonant', K 465 - II. Andante cantabile
String Quartet no. 19 in C 'Dissonant', K 465 - III. Menuetto allegro
String Quartet no. 19 in C 'Dissonant', K 465 - IV. Allegro molto
String Quartet no. 19 in C 'Dissonant', K 465

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (baptised Johannes Chrysostomus Wolfgangus Theophilus Mozart) was an influential composer of the Classical era, who showed prodigious ability from ...
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