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Offline justliam

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Mozart's Sonatas
on: August 24, 2005, 06:23:33 PM
Hi, I've just started learning Sonata in A K.331 I think it's supposed to be one of the easiest ones, and flicking through there are bits I can pretty much sight read i.e. start, var.1, Var.3.  Others are slightly trickier and I already know alla turca.  Basically the only bit I can see giving me a bit of trouble is Var.2 with the triplets, particularly as it sounds horrific when played slowly, which was what I usually have to do and wait till they get stored up in my hands memory hehe.  Also, trills and triplets together takes me sometime to get it neat.  But as that's the only problem was wondering if anyone knows any Sonata's around the same level or at least a bit more advanced.  By the way, I'm not a huge Mozart fan so the more lively and characteristic the piece the better
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Re: Mozart's Sonatas
Reply #1 on: August 24, 2005, 06:31:59 PM
Have you considered learning the other movement, Menuetto and Trio? Also, for an easy one, try the K.545 (Simple), though it may be a little bit easy. You could try K.311, though again, it may be a bit simple. Try a Beethoven sonata.
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Re: Mozart's Sonatas
Reply #2 on: August 24, 2005, 07:04:43 PM
Hey thanks, and yes I'm doing the entire Sonata, but the Minuetto and Trio are quite simple too
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Re: Mozart's Sonatas
Reply #3 on: August 24, 2005, 07:07:02 PM
If you want Beethoven then I recommend Opus 2 No. 1 Sonata in F minor. It is about the same level as the K.331.

Edit: Maybe a little harder. I forgot about the 4th movement  ::)
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Re: Mozart's Sonatas
Reply #4 on: August 25, 2005, 08:00:47 AM
mozart 330
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Re: Mozart's Sonatas
Reply #5 on: August 26, 2005, 01:22:15 AM
K. 332 is terrific, very lively with a virtuosic last movement. It's a bit tougher than K. 331.
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Re: Mozart's Sonatas
Reply #6 on: August 26, 2005, 01:17:25 PM
I'd  recommend the Beethoven Opus. 90 E-minor sonata. Its a great piece of music and is tougher than it looks  - just like K.331.

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Re: Mozart's Sonatas
Reply #7 on: August 26, 2005, 11:23:37 PM
mozart 330

i was about to suggest this lively and characteristic sonata myself.
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Re: Mozart's Sonatas
Reply #8 on: August 27, 2005, 03:33:32 PM
What about K 310 in a minor??? Lovely piece that one is...

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Re: Mozart's Sonatas
Reply #9 on: August 28, 2005, 03:37:12 PM
Out of those thatI've heard, my favorite Mozart sonata is K. 457 in C minor. I also like the Fantasia (K. 475) that goes with it.
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Re: Mozart's Sonatas
Reply #10 on: August 28, 2005, 07:28:29 PM
I have to agree with perfect_pitch...K310 is a nice one....and definitely advanced

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Re: Mozart's Sonatas
Reply #11 on: August 28, 2005, 10:26:55 PM
I have to agree with perfect_pitch...K310 is a nice one....and definitely advanced

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Re: Mozart's Sonatas
Reply #12 on: August 30, 2005, 07:26:43 PM
I'd recommend the Beethoven Opus. 90 E-minor sonata. Its a great piece of music and is tougher than it looks - just like K.331.

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