Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (classical composer)

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FIXME: (In dire need of cleanup)
Apparently, there are discrepancies within recording titles and work titles for Mozart's violin sonatas due to early usage of a practically obsolete numbering system (AMA, see this link). Some editors probably used the catalog numbers of works alreadyy existing on the mb database and copied it to the recording title, resulting in a lot of recordings with incorrect (obsolete) names, also resulting to inconsistent recording names. (Try doing a quick browse of the works in question, i.e., the affected works are probably Nos. 18/25-43, might vary depending on what catalog the work is using)

History:
The catalog old by Breitkopf & Härtel (Wolfgang Amadeus Mozarts Werke) commonly referred to as 'AMA' had 43 Violin Sonatas. K. 55-61 were removed from the old catalog as they were deemed spurious (not by Mozart), resulting to a renumbering of the Violin Sonatas, refer to the table below:

See This link if you want to know how the works were exactly renumbered.

Old catalog -> New catalog | catalog no. (with link to work page)
24 -> 17 K. 296
25 -> 18 K. 301
26 -> 19 K. 302
27 -> 20 K. 303
28 -> 21 K. 304
29 -> 22 K. 305
30 -> 23 K. 306
31 -> 24 K. 376
32 -> 25 K. 377
33 -> 26 K. 378
34 -> 27 K. 379
35 -> 28 K. 380
36 -> 29 K. 402
37 -> 30 K. 403
38 -> 31 K. 404
39 -> 32 K. 454
40 -> 33 K. 481
41 -> 34 NONE NONE NONE NONE (I have no idea what happened to this)
42 -> 35 K. 526(duplicate works in pairs)
43 -> 36 K. 547

The above table shows the renumbering of the sonatas as a result of the removal of the 7 spurious works.

Currently, it is assumed that there are 36 violin sonatas. Note that there are other variants of the catalog of his violin sonatas, however, the most common numbering is the one above.

Cross references:
Mozart forum
Wikipedia
IMSLP
List of violon sonatas by Mozart


Additional Notes:
Born as: Joannes Chrisostomos Wolfgang Gottlieb Mozart
Baptized as: Joannes Chrysostomus Wolfgangus Theophilus Mozart

Mozart himself preferred the Italian-ized and French-ified versions of Gottlieb: Amadeo, Amadè and Amadé

Mozart actually only ever used the name as "Amadeus" three times among his letters and compositions, among at least 77 different variations of his name used throughout his lifetime.

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Annotation last modified on 2013-07-10 08:53 UTC.

Legal name: Johannes Chrysostomus Wolfgangus Theophilus Mozart

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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1990 Die Großen Klaviersonaten Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert; Friedrich Gulda 1
1990 Sinfonia concertante for Violin and Viola / Sinfonia concertante for Winds Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; Karl Böhm 1
1990 Opera Highlights Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
1990 Mozart Piano (Katia & Marielle Labeque) Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
1990 Concertos pour violon 1-5 / Sinfonia Concertante K. 364 Mozart; Bath Festival Chamber Orchestra, Yehudi Menuhin 2
1990 Complete Mozart Edition, Volume 1: Early Symphonies Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
1990 Complete Mozart Edition, Volume 2: Symphonies 21-41 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
1990 Konzerte für Bläser Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; Wiener Philharmoniker, Karl Böhm 1
1990 Complete Mozart Edition, Volume 3: Serenades for Orchestra Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
1990 Complete Mozart Edition, Volume 4: Divertimenti Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
1990 Complete Mozart Edition, Volume 5: Serenades / Divertimenti Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
1990 Complete Mozart Edition, Volume 6: Dances / Marches Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
1990 200me Anniversaire / 200th Anniversary / 200. Gedenkjahr Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
1990 Bach / Mozart / Scarlatti / Schubert Bach, Mozart, Scarlatti, Schubert; Dinu Lipatti 3
1990 Clasic Pasión 1 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
1990 Complete Solo Piano Works Mozart; Walter Gieseking 1
1990 Highlights from The Magic Flute / Idomeneo Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
1990 Introducing the Complete Mozart Edition Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 2
1990 Les Triomphes de Mozart Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
1990 Marches and Dances: German Dance / Cassation / Contredanses W. A. Mozart; Salzburg Mozarteum Orchestra, Camerata Academica Salzburg, The Orchestra of St. John’s, Smith Square, Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra 1
1990 Mass in C major / Coronation Mass Beethoven, Mozart; Karl Richter, Igor Markevitch 2
1990 Mozart at the Movies Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
1990 Mozart: Violinkonzert Nr. 5 A-dur / Mendelssohn: Violinkonzert E-moll Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy; Herbert von Karajan, Berliner Philharmoniker, Anne-Sophie Mutter 3
1990 Mozarteum Quartett, Salzburg / Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Kirchenmusik / "Haydn-Quartet No. 6" Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
1990 Requiem / Ave Verum Corpus Mozart; Ton Koopman 1
1990 Salzburg Symphonies: Divertimentos KV 136-138 / Symphonies Nos. 1,5,6 W. A. Mozart; Franz Liszt Chamber Orchestra, Camerata Academica Salzburg, Mozarteum Orchester Salzburg 1
1990 Suomalainen Kamariorkesteri Mozart, Beethoven 1
1990 Svjatoslav Richter spielt Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Ludwig van Beethoven, Robert Schumann, Franz Schubert, Edvard Grieg; Svjatoslav Richter 1
1990 Symphonie no.41 en ut majeur / Concerto pour violon no.3 en sol majeur (Orchestre Philharmonique de Londres/Orchestre du Festival Mozart feat. conductor: Alberto Lizzio) Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
1990 Symphonies 21-33 Mozart; Academy of St Martin in the Fields, Sir Neville Marriner 1
1990 Symphony No 40, Basset clarinet Concerto, Eine kleine Nachtmusik (The Hanover Band feat. directed by: Roy Goodman) Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
1990 The Early Symphonies, Volume II Wolfgang A. Mozart; Academy of St Martin in the Fields, Neville Marriner 1
1990 The Harmonious Harp: Concert Favourites Bach, Handel, Mozart; Nicanor Zabaleta 1
1990 Vol. 4: The Great Piano Concertos (Highlights): Coronation / Elvira Madigan / Jeunhomme W.A. Mozart; Daniel Gerard, Gyula Kiss, Vilmos Fischer, Zoltan Kocsis 1
1990 Vol. 5: The Great Violin Concertos (Highlights): Nos. 3-5 / Sinfonia concertante W.A. Mozart; Christian Altenburger, Wolfram Christ, German Bach Soloists, Helmut Winschermann 1
1990 Vol. 6: Concertos: Oboe / Clarinet / Horn / Flute & Harp W.A. Mozart 1
1990 Wind Serenades Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
1990 Works for Violin and Orchestra Haydn, Mozart, Schubert; Arthur Grumiaux 1
1991 Discovering Opera 04 - The Marriage of Figaro Highlights Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
1991 Mozart Sonatas for Violin and Piano Nos.35, 32 and 21 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
1991 Complete Mozart Edition, Volume 7: Piano Concertos Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
1991 Complete Mozart Edition, Volume 8: Violin Concertos Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
1991 Complete Mozart Edition, Volume 9: Wind Concertos Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
1991 Complete Mozart Edition, Volume 10: Quintets, Quartets, etc. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
1991 Complete Mozart Edition, Volume 11: String Quintets Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 2
1991 Die Zauberflöte: Highlights Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; Wiener Philharmoniker, Sir Georg Solti 1
1991 Complete Mozart Edition, Volume 12: String Quartets Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
1991 Complete Mozart Edition, Volume 13: String Trios & Duos Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
1991 Complete Mozart Edition, Volume 14: Piano Quintet, Quartets, Trios etc. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
1991 Complete Mozart Edition, Volume 17: Piano Sonatas Mozart 1
1991 Complete Mozart Edition, Volume 15: Violin Sonatas Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
1991 Complete Mozart Edition, Volume 16: Music for 2 Pianos / Piano Duets Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 2
1991 Complete Mozart Edition, Volume 18: Piano Variations, Rondos etc. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
1991 Complete Mozart Edition, Volume 19: Missae / Requiem Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
1991 Complete Mozart Edition, Volume 20: Litanies, Vespers etc. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
1991 Complete Mozart Edition, Volume 22: Oratorios / Cantatas / Masonic Music Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
1991 Complete Mozart Edition, Volume 25: Theatre and Ballet Music Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
1991 Complete Mozart Edition, Volume 23: Arias / Vocal Ensembles / Canons Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
1991 Complete Mozart Edition, Volume 24: Lieder / Notturni Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
1991 Mozart - Greatest Hits Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
1991 The Symphonies (Prague Chamber Orchestra feat. conductor: Sir Charles Mackerras) Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
1991 Complete Mozart Edition, Volume 27: Bastien und Bastienne Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
1991 Complete Mozart Edition, Volume 29: Mitridate Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
1991 Complete Mozart Edition, Volume 30: Ascanio in Alba Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
1991 Piano Concertos (Complete), Volume 1 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; Concentus Hungaricus, András Ligeti, Mátyás Antal, Jenő Jandó 1
1991 Complete Mozart Edition, Volume 33: La finta giardiniera Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
1991 Complete Mozart Edition, Volume 34: Die Gärtnerin aus Liebe Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
1991 Divertimenti K. 334 & K. 247 (L'Archibudelli) Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
1991 Complete Mozart Edition, Volume 35: Il rè pastore Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
1991 Complete Mozart Edition, Volume 36: Zaide / Der Schauspieldirektor Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
1991 Complete Mozart Edition, Volume 37: Idomeneo Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
1991 Complete Mozart Edition, Volume 39: L'oca del Cairo / Lo sposo deluso Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
1991 'Elvira Madigan' Piano Concerto Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
1991 Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 1 / Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 25 Beethoven, Mozart; New York Philharmonic, Israel Philharmonic, Leonard Bernstein 2
1991 Concertos for Clarinet Mozart, Copland, Weber; National Arts Centre Orchestra, Franz-Paul Decker, James Campbell 1
1991 Concertos for Wind Instruments Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; The Philadelphia Orchestra, Eugene Ormandy 1
1991 Die Zauberflöte: Szenen und Arien W. A. Mozart; Berliner Philharmoniker, Herbert von Karajan 5 3
1991 Eine Kleine Nachtmusik / Serenata Notturna, Kv. 239 / Divertimento, Kv. 287 W.A. Mozart; Berliner Philharmoniker, Herbert von Karajan 1
1991 More Magic of Mozart Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
1991 Mozart: Horn Concertos 1 - 4 / Haydn: Trumpet Concerto Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Joseph Haydn; Claire Briggs, Ian Balmain, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Stephen Kovacevich 1
1991 Mozart: Legendary Interpretations Mozart; George Szell, The Cleveland Orchestra 1
1991 Mozart: Legendary Interpretations Mozart; Bruno Walter 1
1991 Mozart: Symphonies 39 & 41 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
1991 Ritratto di un genio Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
1991 Serenades & Overtures Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 2
1991 The Best of Mozart Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
1991 The Best of Mozart 1756-1791 200th Anniversary Edition, Volume 1 Mozart 1
1991 The Essential Mozart Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
1991 The Great Composers 24: Piano Concerto Nr 21 in C / Nr 22 in E-flat Mozart; Walter Klien, Alfred Brendel 2
1991 Violin Sonatas Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; Willi Boskovsky, Lili Kraus 1
1991 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1791 1991 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 2
1992 Discovering Opera 09 - Cosi Fan Tutte highlights Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
1992 Complete Mozart Edition, Volume 40: Le nozze di Figaro Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
1992 Complete Mozart Edition, Volume 43: Die Zauberflöte Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
1992 Complete Mozart Edition, Volume 45: Rarities & Surprises Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
1992 Complete Mozart Edition, Volume 44: La clemenza di Tito Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
1992 Piano Concertos (Complete), Volume 2 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; Concentus Hungaricus, Mátyás Antal, Ildikó Hegyi, Jenő Jandó, Dénes Várjon 1
1992 Eine Kleine Nachtmusik - Posthorn Serenade - Six German Dances Mozart 1
1992 Piano Sonatas (Complete) / Fantasie, K. 475 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; Jenő Jandó 1
1992 A Mozart Festival Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1

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