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

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart completed his Quartet in C major, K. 465 in 1785. The last of the six quartets Mozart dedicated to Haydn, 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 ... more

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String Quartet no. 19 in C major 'Dissonant', K. 465 (Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, 1882)
String Quartet no. 19 in C major 'Dissonant', K. 465 - Violin I (Leipzig: C.F. Peters)
String Quartet no. 19 in C major 'Dissonant', K. 465 - Violin II (Leipzig: C.F. Peters)
String Quartet no. 19 in C major 'Dissonant', K. 465 - Viola (Leipzig: C.F. Peters)
String Quartet no. 19 in C major 'Dissonant', K. 465 - Cello (Leipzig: C.F. Peters)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, baptised as Johannes Chrysostomus Wolfgangus Theophilus Mozart, was a prolific and influential composer of the Classical era. Mozart showed ...