Piano Sonata no. 8, K. 310

The Piano Sonata no. 8, K. 310/300d, written in 1778, is a work in three movements. A typical performance takes about 22 minutes. This is the first of only two Mozart piano sonatas to have been composed in a minor key (the other being the K. 457 in C minor). It was written in one of the most tragic times of his life: his mother had just died, and his father blamed him for his wife's death. Mozart was devastated, and poured his constant torment into his sonata, one of ... more

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RecordingK. 310 - Recorded at Colegiata de San Juan Bautista, in Gijn, Spain
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