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
1996 Symphonien 29, 35 "Haffner" & 36 "Linzer" Mozart; Berliner Philharmoniker, Herbert von Karajan 1
1996 Symphonies nos. 29, 33 & 31 Mozart; Orchestra of the Eighteenth Century, Frans Brüggen 1
1996 Symphony No. 40 in G minor, K. 550 / Symphony No. 41 in C major, K. 551 "Jupiter" Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 2
1996 The Four Horn Concertos / Concert Rondeau in E-flat major Mozart; Franz Liszt Chamber Orchestra, Dale Clevenger 1
1997 Beethoven: Missa Solemnis / Mozart: Coronation Mass Beethoven, Mozart; Berliner Philharmoniker, Herbert von Karajan 1
1997 Great Music - Small Talk - Violinkonzerte Mozart, Bach; Anne‐Sophie Mutter 1
1997 The 4 Great Symphonies: Symphonies 38, 39, 40 & 41 Mozart; Sir Georg Solti 4 1
1997 Symphonien 40 & 41 "Jupiter" Mozart; Berliner Philharmoniker, Herbert von Karajan 1
1997 The Piano Concertos Mozart; Philharmonia Orchestra, Vladimir Ashkenazy 5 2
1997 The Best of Mozart Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
1997 More Mozart for Your Mind Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
1997 Mozart for Massage Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
1997 Great Piano Concertos Mozart; Philharmonia Orchestra, Vladimir Ashkenazy 2
1997 Mozart: The Concert Arias Mozart; Kiri Te Kanawa, Edita Gruberová, Teresa Berganza, Krisztina Laki, Elfriede Hobarth, Gösta Winbergh, Dietrich Fischer‐Dieskau, Fernando Corena 1
1997 Clarinet Concerto / Eine kleine Nachtmusik / Serenade Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; Sir Colin Davis, Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks, Karl‐Heinz Steffens 1
1997 Mozart Effect 2 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
1997 Symphonien No.31 "Pariser" / No.35 "Haffner" / No.39 / No.40 / No.41 "Jupiter" Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; Wiener Philharmoniker, James Levine 1
1997 »Largo al factotum«: Opernarien von Gluck · Mozart · Rossini · Weber · Verdi · Puccini Gluck, Mozart, Rossini, Weber, Verdi, Puccini; Hermann Prey 1
1997 Amadeus Collection: Mozart & Salieri Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; Antonio Salieri 1
1997 Classical Masterpieces Mozart 1
1997 Eine kleine Nachtmusik / Serenata notturna / "Haffner" & "Posthorn" Serenades Mozart; Wiener Philharmoniker, Berliner Philharmoniker, Karl Böhm 1
1997 Harp Concertos Handel, Boïeldieu, Dittersdorf, Mozart, Glière, Rodrigo; Marisa Robles, Osian Ellis 1
1997 Music for the Mozart Effect, Volume 1: Strengthen the Mind Mozart; Don Campbell 1
1997 Music for the Mozart Effect, Volume 2: Heal the Body Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
1997 Music for the Mozart Effect, Volume 3: Unlock the Creative Spirit Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
1997 Piano Concertos Mozart; Christian Zacharias 2
1997 Piano Sonatas Mozart; Christian Zacharias 1
1997 The Best of Mozart Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
1997 The Great Symphonies Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; Berliner Philharmoniker, Karl Böhm 1
1997 The Heifetz Collection, Volume 30: Mozart: Concerto no. 4 / Beethoven: Trio, op. 1 no. 1 / Vivaldi: Concerto for Violin and Cello Mozart, Beethoven, Vivaldi; Heifetz, Piatigorsky, Lateiner, Sargent 1
1997 The Heifetz Collection, Volume 34: Mozart: Quintet, K. 515 / Bach: Chaconne / Mendelssohn: Trio, op. 66 Mozart, Bach, Mendelssohn; Heifetz, Piatigorsky, Primrose, Pennario 1
1997 The Symphonies Mozart; Academy of Ancient Music, Christopher Hogwood, Jaap Schröder 2
1998 Eine kleine Nachtmusik / Posthorn-Serenade / Serenata notturna Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; Berlin Philharmonic, Vienna Philharmonic, Karl Böhm 1
1998 The Great Violin Sonatas, Volume 1 Mozart; Henryk Szeryng, Ingrid Haebler 1
1998 Die schönsten Mozart-Opern Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
1998 The Great Violin Sonatas, Volume 2 Mozart; Henryk Szeryng, Ingrid Haebler 1
1998 Beethoven: Concerto pour piano no. 3 / Mozart: Concerto pour piano no. 20 Beethoven, Mozart; Sviatoslav Richter 1
1998 Die Entführung aus dem Serail Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; Maria Stader, Ernst Haefliger, Rita Streich, Martin Vantin, Josef Greindl, RIAS‐Symphonie‐Orchester Berlin, Ferenc Fricsay 2
1998 Great Pianists of the 20th Century, Volume 15: Lyubov Bruk & Mark Taimanov Arensky, Busoni, Mozart, Poulenc, Rachmaninoff; Lyubov Bruk, Mark Taimanov 1
1998 Great Pianists of the 20th Century, Volume 32: Walter Gieseking I Mozart, Chopin, Franck; Walter Gieseking 1
1998 Klassische Kostbarkeiten: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
1998 Mozart: Serenade no. 10 in B-flat, K. 361 / Strauss: Serenade in E-flat, op. 7 / Milhaud: Suite française Mozart, Strauss, Milhaud; Eastman Wind Ensemble, Frederick Fennell 1
1998 Orkest van het oosten goes carnegie hall Johannes Brahms, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; Orkest van het Oosten, Jaap van Zweden 1
1998 Piano Concertos no. 15, K.450 / no. 17, K.453 Mozart; Columbia Symphony Orchestra, Leonard Bernstein 1
1998 The Best of Mozart Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
1998 The Best of Mozart Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
1998 The Vienna Years 1782-1789: Sonatas / Fantasies / Rondos Mozart; Jos van Immerseel 1
1998 The Wind Serenades / 4 Divertimenti Mozart; Amadeus Winds, Christopher Hogwood 1
1998 Von Karajan Inédito 5 Brahms, Mozart, Strauss Jr.; Herbert von Karajan 1
1998 Von Karajan Inédito 8 Franz Schubert, Wolfgang A. Mozart; Herbert von Karajan 1
1999 Mozart for Relaxation Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
1999 Shostakovich: Symphony no. 8 / Mozart: Symphony no. 33 Shostakovich, Mozart; Leningrad Philharmonic Orchestra, Evgeny Mravinsky 1
1999 Complete Sacred Works Mozart; Concentus Musicus Wien, Nikolaus Harnoncourt 2
1999 Great Pianists of the 20th Century, Volume 90: Rudolf Serkin Beethoven, Mozart; Rudolf Serkin 1
1999 Build Your Baby's Brain 2: Through the Power of Mozart Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
1999 The Piano Concertos Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot Gardiner, Malcolm Bilson 1
1999 Amadeus: The Essential Mozart Collection Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
1999 The Great Serenades Mozart; Academy of St Martin in the Fields, Sir Neville Marriner 1
1999 Klarinettenquintett / Kegelstatt-Trio / Adagio & Rondo Mozart; Gervase de Peyer, James Levine, Ensemble Wien-Berlin, Amadeus Quartet 1
1999 Cherubini: Requiem / Mozart: Krönungsmesse Cherubini, Mozart; Maria Stader, Oralia Dominguez, Ernst Haefliger, Michel Roux, Igor Markevitch 1
1999 Classical Masters 3: Mozart Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
1999 Deutsche Grammophon Collection: Mozart: "Coronation" Mass / Bruckner: Te Deum Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Anton Bruckner; Wiener Philharmoniker, Herbert von Karajan 1
1999 Great Pianists of the 20th Century, Volume 33: Walter Gieseking II Debussy, Mozart, Beethoven, Ravel; Walter Gieseking 1
1999 Mozart for Your Morning Workout Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
1999 Mozart in Love Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
1999 Requiem / Exsultate, jubilate Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
1999 The Essential Mozart Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
2000 Super Hits Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
2000 Symphonien 35 "Haffner" / 36 "Linzer" / 38 "Prager" / Ouverture: Die Zauberflote Mozart; Philharmonia Orchestra, Otto Klemperer 1
2000 Romantic Clarinet Concertos Mozart, von Weber, Spohr, Crusell 1
2000 The Complete Piano Sonatas Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; Ronald Brautigam 1
2000 The Mozart Effect: Music for Babies, Volume 2: Nighty Night Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
2000 Symphonies Nos. 39, 40 / Exsultate, Jubilate Mozart; The Cleveland Orchestra, George Szell 1
2000 The Mozart Effect: Music for Newborns: A Bright Beginning Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
2000 Krönungsmesse / Exsultate jubilate (Motette F-Dur, KV 165) Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; Camerata Academica of Salzburg, Ernst Hinreiner 1
2000 Salzburger Symphonien Nos. 13-16 & 18 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
2000 Complete Mozart Edition (Philips' 180 CD set) Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
2000 Baby Mozart Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 2
2000 Clarinet Quintets Mozart, Brahms; Wiener Kammerensemble, Alfred Prinz 1
2000 Complete Mozart Edition, Box 17: Theatre and Ballet Music / Rarities / Surprises Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
2000 Masses (Kölner Kammerchor & Collegium Cartusianum feat. conductor: Peter Neumann) Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 2
2000 Mozart Arias Mozart; Anna Moffo 5 1
2000 Mozart to Dream By Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 2
2000 Symphonien 38 "Prager" & 39 Mozart; Berliner Philharmoniker, Herbert von Karajan 1
2000 The Best of Mozart II Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
2000 Wind Concertos Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
2000 Zauberhafte Musik Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
2001 Baby's First Mozart Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
2001 Mozart: Violin Concertos nos. 4 & 5 / Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto in E minor, op. 64 Mozart, Mendelssohn; Jascha Heifetz, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Thomas Beecham, London Philharmonic Orchestra, John Barbirolli 1
2001 Essential Mozart: 32 of His Greatest Masterpieces Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
2001 Piano Concertos nos. 15, 21, 23 Mozart; Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields, Neville Marriner, Alfred Brendel 1
2001 Eine kleine Nachtmusik / Haffner-Serenade / Serenata notturna / Posthorn-Serenade / Divertimenti Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; Berliner Philharmoniker, Wiener Philharmoniker, Karl Böhm 1
2001 Airs Sacrés (Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields feat. conductor: Neville Marriner, soprano: Barbara Hendricks) Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
2001 The Great Piano Concertos, Volume 1: Nos. 19, 20, 21, 22, 23 Mozart; Mitsuko Uchida, English Chamber Orchestra, Jeffrey Tate 2
2001 Beethoven: Violin Concerto / Mozart: Violin Concerto no. 4 Beethoven, Mozart; Joseph Szigeti, British Symphony Orchestra, Bruno Walter, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Thomas Beecham 1
2001 The Great Piano Concertos, Volume 2: Nos. 16, 24, 25, 26, 27 Mozart; Mitsuko Uchida, English Chamber Orchestra, Jeffrey Tate 2
2001 The Wind Concertos, Serenades & Divertimenti Mozart; Orpheus Chamber Orchestra 1
2001 Die "Haydn"-Quartette Mozart; Hagen Quartett 1
2001 Horn Concertos / Oboe Concerto Mozart; Academy of St Martin in the Fields, Neville Marriner, Alan Civil, Neil Black 2
2001 The Piano Sonatas Mozart; Mitsuko Uchida 1

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