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
2016 Mozart 225: Mozart’s Instruments Mozart 1
2016 Mozart 225: Serenades & Divertimenti Mozart 1
2016 Mozart 225: Complete Concertos Mozart 1
2017 Mozart 225: Complete Symphonies Mozart 1
"Oxford" and "London" Symphonies Haydn, Mozart; English Sinfonia, Sir Charles Groves 1
25 Mozart Favorites Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
46 Symphonies W. A. Mozart; Orchestra Filarmonica Italiana, Alessandro Arigoni 1
250th Anniversary Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (Music for Piano Solo) Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
A Little Night Music / Salzburg Symphonies Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
Baby Genius: Magic Mozart Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
Berühmte Werke 2 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
Best of Mozart Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
Best of Mozart Operas Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
Best of the Great Composers Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
Best-Loved Classics 2 Borodin, Khachaturian, Mozart, Mendelssohn; Neville Marriner, Yehudi Menuhin 1
Choral Works Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
Clarinet Concerto / Bassoon Concerto Mozart; Sir Thomas Beecham, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Jack Brymer, Gwydion Brooke 1
Clarinet Quintets Mozart / Weber 1
Classica II Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
Classical Legends: Mozart Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
Complete Symphonies Mozart; Academy of St Martin in the Fields, Sir Neville Marriner, Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Josef Krips 1
Complete Wind Concerti Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; Orchestra of The Old Fairfield Academy, Thomas Crawford 1
Complete Work for Piano Mozart; Ingrid Haebler 1
Concerto for Flute and Harp in C, K. 299 / Flute Concerto no. 1 in G, K. 313 / The Magic Flute, K. 620 Mozart; Benoît Fromanger, Orchestre Philharmonique de Nice, Kurt Redel 1
Concerto No. 26 / Concerto No. 27 / Rondo KV 382 Mozart; Theodor Guschlbauer, Armin Jordan, Maria João Pires 1
Concertos for Clarinet & Bassoon Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
Concertos pour Piano N° 20, 21, 23, 27 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart;Murray Perahia 1
Concertos pour violon et orchestre No.3 K 216, No.4 K 218, No.5 K 219 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
Daily Telegraph Mozart Collection, Volume 1 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
Daily Telegraph Mozart Collection, Volume 2 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
Das Beste: Klaviersonaten Nr. 8 / 11 “Alla truca” / 16 / 18 Mozart; Mitsuko Uchida 1
Der heitere Mozart / Konzert für Violine und Orchester / Ein musikalischer Spaß Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
Die Preussischen Quartette Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
Die Zauberflöte KV 620 (Excerpts) Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
Edition Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Concertos pour Instruments à Vent Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
Edition Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Concertos pour Piano Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
Edition Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Musique de Chambre Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
Edition Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Musique sacrée Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
Edition Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Sérénades Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
Edition Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Symphonies Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
Eine kleine Nachtmusik / Salzburger Symphonien Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
Essential Classics Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
Famous Mozart Melodies Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
Flötenkonzerte Mozart; Haydn; Münchener Bach‐Orchester, Karl Richter, Aurèle Nicolet, Rose Stein 1
For Guilty Pleasures Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
Für Elise: The Magic of the Piano Beethoven, Schumann, Mozart, Liszt, Chopin, Schubert & Gershwin 1
Great Composers: Mozart Concert Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
Great Mozart Concertos: Rudolf Serkin, Piano Concertos Nos. 20 & 17 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
Great Opera Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 0
Great Piano Concertos (Sofia Chamber Orchestra feat. conductor: Vassil Kazeandjev, piano: Ivan Drennikov) Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 2
Greatest Hits Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
Greatest Hits Mozart 1
Idomeneo Re De Creta (highlights) Mozart; Luciano Pavarotti 1
Jupiter Symphonie - Overtüre zu Figaros Hochzeit - Symphonie Nr.1 KV 216 (London Philharmonic Orchestra feat. conductor: Alfred Scholz) Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
Listener's Choice, Volume 4: The Best of Mozart Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
Majors for Minors: Mozart for Minors Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
Masters of the Millenium: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Eine kleine Nachtmusik Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
Mozart Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
Mozart - Greatest Composers Sounds Of Excellence Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
Mozart / Beethoven / Humperdinck Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Ludwig van Beethoven, Engelbert Humperdinck; London Festival Orchestra, Alfred Scholz 1
Mozart 250th Anniversary Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
Mozart à Vienne / Une petite musique de nuit / Concerto pour piano No 21 / Symphonie No 41 "Jupiter" Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
Mozart Collection: 100 Masterpieces Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
Mozart Compact Companion Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
Mozart Edition, Volume 1: Violin Concertos, Concertos for Winds Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
Mozart Edition, Volume 2: Operas: Le Nozze di Figaro / Apollo et Hyacinthus Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
Mozart Edition, Volume 3: Serenades & Divertimenti for Winds Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
Mozart Edition, Volume 4: Piano Concertos Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
Mozart Edition, Volume 5: Operas: Il rè pastore / Lucio Silla Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
Mozart Edition, Volume 6: String Quartets Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
Mozart Edition, Volume 7: Piano Sonatas Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
Mozart Edition, Volume 8: Sacred Works Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
Mozart Edition, Volume 9: Violin Sonatas Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
Mozart Edition, Volume 10: Chamber Music Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
Mozart Edition, Volume 11: Operas: Mitridate, rè di Ponto / Der Schauspieldirektor / Bastien und Bastienne Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
Mozart Edition, Volume 12: Symphonies, Volume 1 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
Mozart Edition, Volume 13: Keyboard Works Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
Mozart Edition, Volume 15: Masses Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
Mozart Edition, Volume 16: String Ensembles Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
Mozart Edition, Volume 17: Operas: Il sogno di Scipione / Così fan tutte Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
Mozart Edition, Volume 18: Operas: Don Giovanni / Die Entführung aus dem Serail Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
Mozart Edition, Volume 19: Dances Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
Mozart Edition, Volume 20: Symphonies, Volume 2 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
Mozart Edition, Volume 21: Operas: Ascanio in Alba / Zaide Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
Mozart Edition, Volume 22: Serenades & Divertimenti Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
Mozart Edition, Volume 23: Operas: La Clemenza di Tito / La Finta Giardiniera Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
Mozart for Babies Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
Mozart for Dummies Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
Mozart for Morning Meditation Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
Mozart Magic Mozart; European Concert Orchestra, Ron Goodwin 1
Mozart Masterpieces Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 2
Mozart-Das Beste 9-Violinkonzerte Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
Mozart: Piano Concerto nos. 17 & 18 / Mendelssohn: A Midsummer Night's Dream / Violin Concerto Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Felix Mendelssohn; Peter Serkin, English Chamber Orchestra, Alexander Schneider, Boston Symphony Orchestra, Erich Leinsdorf, New Philharmonia Orchestra, Peter Maag 1
Mozart: Violin Concerto no. 3 / Brahms: Violin Sonatas no. 1 & no. 3 Mozart, Brahms; Leonid Kogan 1
Mozart's Greatest Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
Mozarthaus Vienna Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
Mozartkugeln / Strauss Quartett Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Johann Strauss II 1
Nature's Classical Relaxation Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1
Overture “Abu Hassan” / Symphonies no. 29 & 38 / Symphony no. 8 Weber, Mozart, Schubert; Bilkent Youth Symphony Orchestra, Mahir Çakar 1
Overtures, Volume II Beethoven, Mozart, Auber, Mascagni, Cimarosa; The London Festival Orchestra, Kurt Redel, Alfred Scholz 2

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