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Offline henrah

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Mozart sonata suggestions
on: March 16, 2006, 03:39:12 PM
Please suggest to me a Mozart sonata that is nice to listen to (in your opinion, I shall find out by finding a recording of it after) and that is quite enjoyable to learn.

Thankyou,
Henrah
Currently learning:<br />Liszt- Consolation No.3<br />J.W.Hässler- Sonata No.6 in C, 2nd mvt<br />Glière- No.10 from 12 Esquisses, Op.47<br />Saint-Saens- VII Aquarium<br />Mozart- Fantasie KV397<br /

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Re: Mozart sonata suggestions
Reply #1 on: March 16, 2006, 04:56:51 PM
c minor

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Re: Mozart sonata suggestions
Reply #2 on: March 16, 2006, 04:57:29 PM
What number is that? Opus&number/k-number?


Or is there only one?
Currently learning:<br />Liszt- Consolation No.3<br />J.W.Hässler- Sonata No.6 in C, 2nd mvt<br />Glière- No.10 from 12 Esquisses, Op.47<br />Saint-Saens- VII Aquarium<br />Mozart- Fantasie KV397<br /

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Re: Mozart sonata suggestions
Reply #3 on: March 16, 2006, 05:02:16 PM
C minor no. 24 kv 491...      yes there is only one in c minor

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Re: Mozart sonata suggestions
Reply #4 on: March 16, 2006, 05:08:30 PM
Oh sorry! no. 24 kv 491 is a piano concerto, not a sonata.... but it is really worth listening to ;)

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Re: Mozart sonata suggestions
Reply #5 on: March 16, 2006, 05:13:54 PM
Please suggest to me a Mozart sonata that is nice to listen to (in your opinion, I shall find out by finding a recording of it after) and that is quite enjoyable to learn.

Thankyou,
Henrah

Please, can you tell me how many years you play piano, becuase Mozart wrote a lot of sonatas and some of them are easier and some of them are very hard.. so it depends..

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Re: Mozart sonata suggestions
Reply #6 on: March 16, 2006, 05:20:55 PM
I have been playing for atleast 4-5years cumalative approx. Got taught for a year or so, stopped because my teacher went to uni; got taught later on for a year or so but stopped because the teacher was mean and I never practiced; then took it up again on my own when I was 14 (I'm 17 now, 18 in June) from meeting other pianists.

I can play Chopin's preludes 4 and 6, learning 15; I can also play my friends AS Music composition (but that's not very useful as you guys don't know it). I can play the first 2-3 pages of Mephisto Waltz well, and also all but 2pages from the end of Gnomenreigen. I also know Rach's prelude in C#minor up to the triplets, but haven't played it in a long time.
Henrah

EDIT: Check out this topic which includes all three pieces that I have learnt completely. The Serenade will probably give you a better view of the range of my abilities as it is more varied than the two preludes.
Currently learning:<br />Liszt- Consolation No.3<br />J.W.Hässler- Sonata No.6 in C, 2nd mvt<br />Glière- No.10 from 12 Esquisses, Op.47<br />Saint-Saens- VII Aquarium<br />Mozart- Fantasie KV397<br /

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Re: Mozart sonata suggestions
Reply #7 on: March 16, 2006, 06:14:07 PM
K283 in G major. The last movement is great fun :D .

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Re: Mozart sonata suggestions
Reply #8 on: March 16, 2006, 08:17:59 PM
and a minor k 310

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Re: Mozart sonata suggestions
Reply #9 on: March 16, 2006, 08:54:31 PM
Ok, cheers for the suggestions guys! Keep em coming if you like, I'll always check them out before actually learning one :) Think I might wait till after the Raindrop prelude, the decide on the ones that have been suggested.

Thanks again!
Henrah
Currently learning:<br />Liszt- Consolation No.3<br />J.W.Hässler- Sonata No.6 in C, 2nd mvt<br />Glière- No.10 from 12 Esquisses, Op.47<br />Saint-Saens- VII Aquarium<br />Mozart- Fantasie KV397<br /

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Re: Mozart sonata suggestions
Reply #10 on: March 16, 2006, 09:24:32 PM
and a minor k 310
Too difficult if you're busy with raindrop imo. It's beautiful though :) .

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Re: Mozart sonata suggestions
Reply #11 on: March 16, 2006, 10:17:36 PM
k. 533 is my favorite

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Re: Mozart sonata suggestions
Reply #12 on: March 16, 2006, 11:49:14 PM
k310 (amin), k576 (dmaj) and k533 (fmaj) are probably the hardest out of the lot.
The 'durnitz' looks like fun (haven't played it) - dmaj no.6, the k number escapes me at the moment.
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Re: Mozart sonata suggestions
Reply #13 on: March 17, 2006, 12:57:13 PM
Ok, cheers guys!

Keep em coming!
Henrah
Currently learning:<br />Liszt- Consolation No.3<br />J.W.Hässler- Sonata No.6 in C, 2nd mvt<br />Glière- No.10 from 12 Esquisses, Op.47<br />Saint-Saens- VII Aquarium<br />Mozart- Fantasie KV397<br /

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Re: Mozart sonata suggestions
Reply #14 on: March 21, 2006, 05:00:06 PM
Hi Henra,

Maibe you should try C major, k 545 first. It´s quite fun,  and not so dificult to learn for your level. Also, it is a nice diplay of mozart´s style. Some of the other sonatas people sugested are nice to, but are more laborious than k545.

I´m not an advanced leve player miself, but that was the fist Mozart sonata I studied, and I remenber it was very pleasant studing this piece. Anyway, althoug it doesn´t have major tecnical dificulties as some of the others, it is as beautifull as any of mozart´s major works.

Also, it´s not that easy to play this piece well! ;)

Carlos

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Re: Mozart sonata suggestions
Reply #15 on: March 21, 2006, 05:38:30 PM
Ok, thanks Carlos!! I shall surely look over it :)
Henrah
Currently learning:<br />Liszt- Consolation No.3<br />J.W.Hässler- Sonata No.6 in C, 2nd mvt<br />Glière- No.10 from 12 Esquisses, Op.47<br />Saint-Saens- VII Aquarium<br />Mozart- Fantasie KV397<br /

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Re: Mozart sonata suggestions
Reply #16 on: March 22, 2006, 12:06:45 AM
Hi Henra,

Maibe you should try C major, k 545 first. It´s quite fun,  and not so dificult to learn for your level. Also, it is a nice diplay of mozart´s style. Some of the other sonatas people sugested are nice to, but are more laborious than k545.

I´m not an advanced leve player miself, but that was the fist Mozart sonata I studied, and I remenber it was very pleasant studing this piece. Anyway, althoug it doesn´t have major tecnical dificulties as some of the others, it is as beautifull as any of mozart´s major works.

Also, it´s not that easy to play this piece well! ;)

Carlos

I agree.  I myself just played this in a recital a couple of weeks ago.  It's a nice piece of music, and as Carlos said, is not extremely challenging.

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Re: Mozart sonata suggestions
Reply #17 on: March 22, 2006, 07:41:22 PM
K 284 if you want a HUGE kick in the balls.


The third movement is a beast.

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Re: Mozart sonata suggestions
Reply #18 on: March 23, 2006, 01:08:16 AM
The C minor sonata is K. 457 (No. 14). I'm learning it now and I really like it (except the 3rd movement).
It all happens on Discworld, where greed and ignorance influence human behavior... and perfectly ordinary people occasionally act like raving idiots.

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Re: Mozart sonata suggestions
Reply #19 on: March 23, 2006, 01:16:43 AM
The C minor sonata is K. 457 (No. 14). I'm learning it now and I really like it (except the 3rd movement).


Okay, I'll bite.  Why don't you like the 3rd movement ?
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Re: Mozart sonata suggestions
Reply #20 on: March 27, 2006, 03:29:58 PM
I recommend K333, esp first movement. It cheers me up everytime when I listen to it.

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Re: Mozart sonata suggestions
Reply #21 on: March 27, 2006, 08:19:49 PM
I recommend K333, esp first movement. It cheers me up everytime when I listen to it.

Yes, realy beautifull piece. I spend 2 months in listening Horowitz's recoding of Mozart Sonatas, and particulary this one. Third mvt is like concerto for piano and orchestra, and you can see that Mozart wrote candezna for it. Great work!

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Re: Mozart sonata suggestions
Reply #22 on: March 27, 2006, 08:23:55 PM
Yet again, thanks guys for the continuous suggestions! I am hearing more and more Mozart and loving every bit of it ;D
Henrah
Currently learning:<br />Liszt- Consolation No.3<br />J.W.Hässler- Sonata No.6 in C, 2nd mvt<br />Glière- No.10 from 12 Esquisses, Op.47<br />Saint-Saens- VII Aquarium<br />Mozart- Fantasie KV397<br /

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Re: Mozart sonata suggestions
Reply #23 on: March 27, 2006, 08:33:36 PM
Mozart k311 D minor its lively, beautifull all  movements are good, its fun and comfortable to play and about mid difficulty of bunch Oh and did I say it was fun to play :)
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Re: Mozart sonata suggestions
Reply #24 on: March 27, 2006, 08:43:07 PM
Aight, spoken and heard :)
Currently learning:<br />Liszt- Consolation No.3<br />J.W.Hässler- Sonata No.6 in C, 2nd mvt<br />Glière- No.10 from 12 Esquisses, Op.47<br />Saint-Saens- VII Aquarium<br />Mozart- Fantasie KV397<br /

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Re: Mozart sonata suggestions
Reply #25 on: March 27, 2006, 11:15:19 PM

How about K570?

I know the third movement - its fun and around your level I think (about Gr6). Cant speak for the other movements though.

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Re: Mozart sonata suggestions
Reply #26 on: March 28, 2006, 06:49:08 AM
Righto, added to the list :D
Currently learning:<br />Liszt- Consolation No.3<br />J.W.Hässler- Sonata No.6 in C, 2nd mvt<br />Glière- No.10 from 12 Esquisses, Op.47<br />Saint-Saens- VII Aquarium<br />Mozart- Fantasie KV397<br /

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Re: Mozart sonata suggestions
Reply #27 on: April 02, 2006, 07:41:36 PM
Okay, I'll bite.  Why don't you like the 3rd movement ?

I don't exactly know... I find it a bit (dare I say it?) boring, I guess.
It all happens on Discworld, where greed and ignorance influence human behavior... and perfectly ordinary people occasionally act like raving idiots.

A world, in short, totally unlike our own.
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