String Quartet no. 12 in Bb, K. 172

The String Quartet in B flat major (K. 172) is one of a series of six quartets Mozart composed in the late summer and early fall of 1773, probably in Vienna, a few months after returning from a tour of Italy. While the set of quartets composed near the end of his travels (K. 155-160) clearly exhibited the young composer's absorption of the musical styles and forms encountered during his Italian tour, the set of "Viennese" quartets in which K. 172 appears (K. 168-173) betrays the recent influence of Haydn's ... more

About this Piece

Previous page Page # of #Next page
Full-screen

Advertisements

Sheet Music

Sheet Music Complete Score
Favorite
Download

Recordings

RecordingMozart - Quartet in B flat - I. Allegro vivace assai
Favorite
Download
RecordingMozart - Quartet in B flat - II. Menuetto moderato
Favorite
Download
RecordingMozart - Quartet in B flat - III. Adagio
Favorite
Download
RecordingMozart - Quartet in B flat - IV. Allegro assai
Favorite
Download

Samples

String Quartet no. 12 in Bb, K. 172
String Quartet no. 12 in Bb, K. 172
String Quartet no. 12 in Bb, K. 172
String Quartet no. 12 in Bb, K. 172

Questions

There are no questions yet.