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#42693 - 08/22/09 04:42 PM Ideas for Mozart Sonata K331
jd92 Offline
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Hi there, I've been currently learning the Sonata in A+ K331 by Mozart, and I was wondering if you had any ideas or tips on performing the piece or any ideas on how to interpret this piece?

thanks.

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#42694 - 08/22/09 06:47 PM Re: Ideas for Mozart Sonata K331 [Re: jd92]
Arlene Steffen Offline
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There are plenty of wonderful recordings from which to get ideas. So much easier to get it from that than from any words we could offer.

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#42701 - 08/23/09 08:42 PM Re: Ideas for Mozart Sonata K331 [Re: Arlene Steffen]
mar Offline
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I agree that listening to recordings is helpful. I might add that reading other editions and comparing the historical and performance notes written by the editors is worth a trip to your music store to compare your current copy with another. I have picked up ideas that way.

NPR is a great source for composer info as well. This is where I first heard about Debussy's habit of covering the piano with cloths to muffle the sound. He really liked the quiet tones.

Hope this helps !

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#42702 - 08/24/09 09:46 AM Re: Ideas for Mozart Sonata K331 [Re: mar]
Lisa Kalmar Offline
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try youtube as well...

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#42703 - 08/24/09 12:01 PM Re: Ideas for Mozart Sonata K331 [Re: Lisa Kalmar]
Jason Offline
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Which movement are we talking about? Or are you learning all of them?
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