Mozart Sonata In C K309

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ATCL Piano (Recital)
Kevin Shen
31st October 2015 9:00-9:40 am
Parson’s Music, Kornhill Plaza

Programme
Composer Name of Composition Duration(Minutes)
J.S. Bach French Suite in G BWV 816 10:32 Minutes

Allemande

Courante

Sarabande

Gavotte

Bourree

Loure

Gigue

W.A. Mozart Sonata in C KV 309

Allegro con spirito

Andante un poco adagio

Allegretto Grazioso

J. Brahms Rhapsody in G minor Op.79 No.2 6:17

Mozart Sonata in C KV309

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (27 January 1756 – 5 December 1791) was a German composer who
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This sonata was composed in the november of 1777 in the city of Mannheim. However this song had not to be known to be played by anyone during that time.

The key features in Mozart Sonata in C K309 is the different “Moods” of the 3 Movements of the piece. The first Movement: Allegro, is a very joyful and has a very brisk feeling. It is representing the feeling Mozart has when being with Rosina. It is very lively and full of positive energy.

The second Movement is “andante un poco adagio” which gives us an idea of a slow and relaxing Movement, and most of all, it is very emotional and smooth because Mozart wrote in a letter to his father and told him it was a romantic flashback of a letter he sent to
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Bach wrote hundreds of pieces for organ, choir, as well as many other instruments. He spent most of his life as a church organist and a choir director. His music combines profound expression with clever musico-mathematical feats, like fugues and canons in which the same melody is played against itself in various ways.

The French Suites were probably written sometime between 1717 and 1720 while Bach was serving as Kapellmeister and composer in the service of Duke Leopold of Anhalt at Cöthen. No reference to the moniker “French” is found in any of Bach’s surviving manuscripts.

The Fifth French Suite opens with an Allemande: The word “Allemande” refers to a german dance in the Baroque period. An Allemande is graceful, and includes a quietly flowing, continuous sixteenth-note motion, beginning with an upbeat, and moves in a moderately speed quadruple metre.

The lively Courante came from the French word named “Courir”(run). This movement is also characterized by continuous motion, but is generally faster than the Allemande and is in triple metre.
The Sarabande, slowest in all of the movements, is another triple metre dance, and comes from spanish when bach went there.It is a slow court dance that is dignified, and full of brilliant decoration added to the simple melodic

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