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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Discography

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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1992 Haffner Serenade Mozart; Orchestra of the 18th Century, Frans Brüggen, Lucy van Dael 1
1992 Konzert für Violine und Orchester / Ein musikalischer Spaß (Capella Istropolitana feat. conductor: Paul Kantschieder) Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
1992 Le Quatuor à cordes Alcan Haydn, Mozart, Brahms; Quatuor Alcan 1
1992 Meditation, Volume 4 Spohr, Telemann, Dittersdorf, Mozart, Purcell, Prokofjew, Quantz, Weber, Mahler 2
1992 Messa di Gloria & Laudate Dominum Giacomo Puccini, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
1992 Mozart in Hollywood Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
1992 Mozart in the Morning Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 3
1992 Piano Concertos KV 466, 467, 488 & 595 Mozart; Christian Zacharias 1
1992 Requiem / Ave verum corpus / Exsultate jubilate Mozart; Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos, Herbert von Karajan, Sir Neville Marriner 2
1992 Romantic Moments, Volume 1: Mozart Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
1992 Romantic Moments, Volume 6: Mozart Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
1992 Rose collection. Mozart Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
1992 Symphonies Nos. 29, 39, 40 and 41 "Jupiter" Mozart; Vienna Symphony Orchestra, Ferenc Fricsay 4 1
1992 Symphonies Nos. 34-41 Mozart; Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields, Sir Neville Marriner 1
1992 The Best of Mozart Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
1992 The Classical Collection 2: Mozart: Orchestral Legends Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 3
1992 The Magic Flute / A Little Night Music / Piano Concerto No.17 W.A. Mozart 1
1993 Discovering Opera: The Magic Flute Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
1993 Herbert von Karajan Edition: Beethoven / Brahms / Mozart / Strauss Beethoven, Brahms, Mozart, Strauss; Philharmonia Orchestra, Herbert von Karajan 1
1993 Così fan tutte / Harnoncourt [Highlights] Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
1993 The Last 5 Symphonies Mozart; Academy of St Martin in the Fields, Sir Neville Marriner 2
1993 Sonatas for Violin & Piano Mozart; Joseph Szigeti, Mieczysław Horszowski, George Szell 1
1993 The Art of Mozart Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
1993 Mad About Mozart Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 2
1993 The Piano Sonatas, Volume 1 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; Peter Katin 1
1993 The Piano Sonatas, Volume 2 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; Peter Katin 1
1993 The Piano Sonatas, Volume 3 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; Peter Katin 1
1993 The Piano Sonatas, Volume 4 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; Peter Katin 1
1993 The Piano Sonatas, Volume 5 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; Peter Katin 1
1993 Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 21 "Elvira Madigan" / Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 23 / Fantasy K 475 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 2
1993 Concerto pour Flute et Haubois Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 2
1993 Eine kleine Nachtmusik / Haffner Serenade Mozart; Ferenc Fricsay, Rafael Kubelík 4 1
1993 Favourites From The Classics - Mozart Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
1993 I capolavori: Sinfonia n. 41, K. 551 in do maggiore "Jupiter" / Piccola serenata notturna, K. 525 / Serenata notturna, K. 239 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
1993 Masonic Music, Volume 2 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; Orchestra of the Vienna Volksoper, Choir of the Vienna Volksoper, Peter Maag 1
1993 Mozart (RCA Victor Basic 100, Volume 3) Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
1993 Mozart Opera Highlights Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
1993 Mozart: Sinfonia Concertante in E-flat / Casadesus: 'Handel' Concerto in B minor / Brahms: Sonata in E-flat Mozart, Casadesus, Brahms; William Primrose, Albert Spalding 1
1993 Symphony no. 40 / Symphony no. 41 / Overture to "The Marriage of Figaro" Mozart; St. Petersburg Festival Orchestra, Orchestra “New Philharmony”, St. Petersburg, Alexander Titov 2
1993 Symphony no. 40 in G minor, K.550 / Symphony no. 41 in C major, K.551 "Jupiter" Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
1993 The Classical Collection 21: Mozart: Melodic Masterpieces Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 3
1993 The Classical Collection 34: Mozart: Melodic Masterpieces Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 3
1993 The Greatest Hits Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
1993 The Very Best of Mozart Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 2
1993 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
1994 Ferenc Fricsay Portrait: Requiem / Adagio & Fuge Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; Elisabeth Grümmer, Gertrude Pitzinger, Helmut Krebs, Hans Hotter, RIAS‐Kammerchor, Chor der St. Hedwigs‐Kathedrale, RIAS‐Symphonie‐Orchester Berlin, Radio‐Symphonie‐Orchester Berlin, Ferenc Fricsay 5 2
1994 Great Choral Works: Requiem / Great Mass / Coronation Mass Mozart; Donath, Knight, Harper, Minton, Dean, Nienstedt, Ryland Davies, John Alldis Choir, BBC Symphony Orchestra, London Symphony Orchestra and Chorus, Sir Colin Davis 1
1994 Eine kleine Nachtmusik / Overtures Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; St. Petersburg New Philharmony Orchestra, Александр Титов, Leo Korchin 1
1994 The Great Piano Concertos, Volume 1 Mozart; Academy of St Martin in the Fields, Sir Neville Marriner, Alfred Brendel 1
1994 Clarinet Connection: The Great Concertos Mozart, Weber, Stamitz; Sabine Meyer 1
1994 Klarinettenkonzerte Mozart, Weber, Spohr; Wiener Philharmoniker, Sir Colin Davis, Ernst Ottensamer 1
1994 Flute Concertos 1 & 2 / Flute & Harp Concerto Mozart; George Malcolm, Karl Münchinger 1
1994 Greatest Hits Mozart 1
1994 Exsultate: Sacred Arias Mozart; Concentus Musicus Wien, Nikolaus Harnoncourt 1
1994 Best of the Classics Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
1994 The 5 Violin Concertos Mozart; Wiener Philharmoniker, Itzhak Perlman, James Levine 1
1994 »Auf denn, zum Feste!«: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau singt Opernarien von Beethoven · Mozart · Verdi · Wagner Beethoven, Mozart, Verdi, Wagner; Dietrich Fischer‐Dieskau 1
1994 3 Klaviersonaten Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; Christoph Eschenbach 2
1994 Concertos No 9 et No 17 (Camerata Labacensis feat. conductor: Kurt Redel) Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
1994 Concertos pour violon Mozart, Mendelssohn, Vieuxtemps; Jascha Heifetz 1
1994 Die Klassiksammlung 53: Mozart: Große Konzerte Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 3
1994 I grandi della musica classica - Mozart Vol. 1 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
1994 Le temps des castrats Georg Friedrich Händel, Henry Purcell, Johann Sebastian Bach, Johann Adolf Hasse, Nicola Porpora, Antonio Caldara, Christoph Willibald Gluck, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Gioachino Rossini 1
1994 Miserere: Sacred Arias Mozart; Concentus Musicus Wien, Nikolaus Harnoncourt 1
1994 More Mad About Mozart Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
1994 Mozart - Concertos pour flûtes, Harpes et Orch. - Symphonie 19 - Andante pour flûtes et Orch. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
1994 Mozart Makes You Smarter Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
1994 Piano Concertos No.26 'Coronation' & No.27 / Piano Sonata in C Mozart; English Chamber Orchestra, Daniel Barenboim 1
1994 Requiem / Krönungsmesse / Coronation Mass / Exsulta, jubilate / Litany K. 195 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; Cotrubaş, Watts, Tear, Shirley‐Quirk, Academy of St Martin in the Fields, Sir Neville Marriner 3
1994 The Best of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
1994 The Heifetz Collection, Volume 9: Chamber Music Collection I Mozart, Handel, Grieg, Sinding; Heifetz 1
1994 The Heifetz Collection, Volume 10: Chamber Music Collection II Beethoven, Mozart; Heifetz 1
1994 The Heifetz Collection, Volumes 11-15: The Concerto Collection Bach, Beethoven, Brahms, Bruch, Glazunov, Mendelssohn, Mozart, Prokofiev, Sibelius, Tchaikovsky, Vieuxtemps; Heifetz 1
1994 The Late String Quartets Mozart; Alban Berg Quartett 3
1994 The Nature Company Presents: Mozart's Symphony No. 41 "Jupiter" Mozart, Holst; London Symphony Orchestra 1
1994 The Spirit of Mozart Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
1995 Famous Concertos: Eine Kleine Nachtmusik Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; Mozart Festival Orchestra 1
1995 Mozart for Your Mind Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
1995 Beethoven: Violinkonzert / Mozart: Violinkonzert No. 5 Beethoven, Mozart; Wolfgang Schneiderhan, Berliner Philharmoniker, Eugen Jochum 2
1995 Halleluja… Halleluja: Berühmte Chöre von Händel · Mozart · Giordani · Schubert · Beethoven · Bruckner · Bach Händel, Mozart, Giordani, Schubert, Beethoven, Bruckner, Bach 1
1995 Eine kleine Nachtmusik / Serenata Notturna / Clarinet Concerto / Flute and Harp Concerto Mozart; Sir Colin Davis, Sir Thomas Beecham, Elaine Shaffer, Marilyn Costello, Jack Brymer 1
1995 Sinfonie Concertanti / Rondo for Violin and Orchestra Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
1995 The Best of the Great Composers Volume 10: Mozart Volume 2 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
1995 Mozart on the Menu Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
1995 Mozart for Meditation Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
1995 Piano Concertos Mozart; András Schiff, Camerata Academica des Mozarteums Salzburg, Sándor Végh 1
1995 Klavierkonzerte KV 488 & 537 "Krönungskonzert" Mozart; Academy of St Martin in the Fields, Sir Neville Marriner, Alfred Brendel 1
1995 Schubert: Trout Quintet / Mozart: Piano Quartet in G minor Franz Schubert, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
1995 The Best of the Complete Mozart Edition 13: Streichquartette Mozart; Quartetto Italiano 1
1995 Bruckner: Te Deum / Mozart: Requiem (New York Philharmonic feat: Bruno Walter, conductor) Bruckner / Mozart 1
1995 Eine kleine Nachtmusik / 3 Salzburg Symphonies Mozart; Accademia Ziliniana, Eduard Fischer 1
1995 Mozart by Candlelight Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
1995 Gran Partita, K. 361 / Divertimento in D major, K. 205 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; German Wind Soloists, Capella Istropolitana, Richard Edlinger 1
1995 Clarinet Concerto / Flute Concerto / Oboe Concerto Mozart; Karl Leister, Hans-Martin Linde, Gerhard Turetschek 1
1995 Das Beste vom Besten Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 2
1995 Die Entführung aus dem Serail: Highlights Mozart; Sir Colin Davis 1
1995 Die grossen Symphonien nos. 25, 29, 38 "Prager", 40, 41 "Jupiter", KV 183, 201, 504, 550, 551 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; Slowakische Philharmonie, Zdenek Kosler, Slowakisches Kammerorchester, Bohdan Warchal 1
1995 Die Klassiksammlung 77: Mozart: Meisterwerke der Klassik Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 3
1995 Eine klein Nachtmusik / Symphonien nr. 40 & 41 “Jupiter” Mozart; Wiener Philharmoniker, Berliner Philharmoniker, Karl Böhm 1
1995 Flute Concerto / Oboe Concerto / Sinfonia Concertante / Flute & Harp Concerto Mozart; London Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Charles Mackerras, Andrew Litton 1

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