6 Quartetti capricciosi (Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus)

Authorship Note
This spurious work is not by Mozart; see Comments (below).

Sheet Music


Quartet No.1 in A major

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4 more: Violin 2 • Viola • Cello • Covers, Title Page, Foreword, Technical Notes

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Editor Kurt Heinemann (1907-1942?)
First edition
Publisher. Info. Antiqua, einer Sammlung alter Musik
Mainz: B. Schott's Söhne, No.4152, 1951. Plate B.S.S. 37791a-d.
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General Information

Work Title Sei Quartetti Capricciosi
Alternative. Title
Composer Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. K.Anh.291a
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. None [force assignment]
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 6 pieces
  1. String Quartet in A major
  2. String Quartet in D minor
  3. String Quartet in B-flat major
  4. String Quartet in G major
  5. String Quartet in C major
  6. String Quartet in E-flat major
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1770-72 ?
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Classical
Piece Style Classical
Instrumentation 2 violins, viola, cello

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  • As per this discussion, these quartets have been attributed to both Mozart and Beethoven, but were by neither, and in fact the K.Anh.291 number is also not right. Grove Music lists the K.Anh.291 number as a spurious symphony by Michael Haydn, not six string quartets.