Concerto for piano and orchestra No. 21 in C major, K. 467

Composition date:

1785

About


Mozart completed his Piano Concerto No. 21 a few months only after his Piano Concerto No. 20. But the two works are very different: the torments of the Concerto No. 20 contrasts with the peacefulness and cheerfulness of the Concerto No. 21.

The pianists competing at the XV International Tchaikovsky Competition must perform, during the second round of the Competition, one of the seven piano concerti written by Mozart and selected by the Competition.

Movements:

  • Allegro
  • Andante
  • Allegro vivace assai


About the composer


Birth date:

Jan. 27, 1756

Death date:

Dec. 5, 1791

His music is unclassifiable to such an extent that it is impossible to pronounce the least analyses of the child prodigy. His wandering childhood enriched by numerous journeys let him come into contact with all of Europe's…

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