So I was practicing the third movement of the K545 Sonata in C major by Mozart, and the tempo was marked Allegretto. And I came to this hard section that I actually played it slower than I should have....
What education did Mozart receive in order to know basic harmony rules, like consecutive fifths are bad? And how did he make sure his compositions do not have errors? Did he have to check every voices ...
A previous question/answer here mentioned Mozart's ability (when he was a teenager) to sit and listen to a performance of Allegri's Miserere, remember most of the details, and then write it down later ...
I read on Wikipedia Mozart's Turkish March has the form A-B-C-D-E-C-A-B-C But I read in my textbook Listening to Music by Craig Wright that a rondo form is supposed to have more "symmetrical ...
Or maybe even broader, how do you choose fingerings for any given passage, especially with extended runs? I taught myself piano, so I don't know if there are any hard-and-fast techniques. If I try to ...
In this version of Mozart's German Dances, the third section of each dance has "Trio." engraved above the staff. What does this indicate?
Specifically: it has to be written for a cappella performance by a mixed soprano-alto-tenor-bass choir. It can't have a mandatory instrumental part (e.g. piano, organ, string quarter, etc.), but may ...
What distinctive stylistic elements from Mozart's works should I include in a horn solo cadenza (in Horn Concerto III, Movement I) to make it fit well with the rest of the piece? (Oppositely, is there ...