This website uses cookies. Menuetto: Allegretto 4. Le groupe thématique A comporte plusieurs idées : A1 qui est en Do M et caractérisé par ses 4 rondes initiales, ce thème A1 a été amorcé dans le menuet (il y a donc un souci d'unité des mouvements de la symphonie), le thème A1 domine, reste principal par rapport aux autres éléments de A ; A2 est aussi en Do M et ce motif affirme très nettement les notes de la tonalité. Le Tombeau de Couperin (1917) (orch. 40 in G Minor, K. 550 WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART BORN January 27, 1756, in Salzburg; died December 5, 1791, in Vienna ALIA VOX AVSA9934 SACD [71:59 + 75:41] In his accompanying liner notes to this sumptuous production, Jordi Savall profiles Mozart's last three symphonies against a backdrop of illness, poverty and destitution. 33. Ticket Information; Season Subscriptions Mozart, of course, had no idea that these would be his last symphonies. He was the head of music for the immensely wealthy Esterházy family in modern-day Austria, writing and directing for their bustling cultural life. I always look forward to playing this incredible masterpiece since there’s something new to discover with each interpretation. His books are available at the Symphony Store in Davies Symphony Hall. As with so many musical nicknames, this one did not originate with the composer. 33. In her monograph on this symphony, Elaine Sisman wrote: “The mass of simultaneously writhing fragments, at all rhythmic levels and in all instruments, with the relentless background of the four whole-notes, cannot be taken in. 26 for performance during the observance of Easter. The date of the first performance is not known. Conductor Xian Zhang leads the Seattle Symphony in music by William Grant Still, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, and Ludwig van Beethoven on Thursday, September 24, 2020 at 7:30pm on Seattle Symphony Live. Surrounding the concerto is the West Coast premiere of Joseph Hallman’s 21st-century composition, Mozart begins by stating a four-note motif that composers had obsessed over for generations, a motif doled out in simple whole-notes, one per measure. WILLIAM GRANT STILL: Mother and Child. 62 0 obj <>/Filter/FlateDecode/ID[<3195D13289F7FA4FB4FBEDD247B71D5E><15510F3A6A107A47952CC139496EB1F9>]/Index[40 38]/Info 39 0 R/Length 100/Prev 101923/Root 41 0 R/Size 78/Type/XRef/W[1 2 1]>>stream PARTAGER PLAYLIST. This name stems not from Mozart but rather was likely coined by the impresario Johann Peter Salomon in an early arrangement for piano. ©2020 San Francisco Symphony | Privacy & Terms. Mozart composed the Symphony No. No. 39, 40, and 41 – were composed in nine weeks during the summer of 1788. Henry Hadley conducted. F.J. HAYDN (1732-1809) Symphony No. 38 in D … 41, as the final work, has no introduction (unlike No. The date of the first performance is not known. In the summer of 1788, Mozart found himself in financial despair. Andante cantabile 3. 41, was written in just 16 days. Mozart probably wrote them for a series of concerts he planned to present in Vienna later that summer, or for a trip to London (which he never made), or perhaps both. 1 in E-flat major, K.16 Symphony No. As with all his works, Mozart’s symphonies were generally written “upon demand,” for a specific purpose or event. The first two measures are for strings alone: first and second violins playing the melody in octaves, cellos accompanying with simple arpeggios, violas and double basses plucking pizzicatos on the opening beat of each measure. Misc. It all passes quickly, leaving a listener amazed but bereft of the possibility of pondering what is happening while it is going on. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Sinfonía nº 41, en do mayor, K 551 "Júpiter". OSKAR OZOLINCH, NCS VIOLIN Symphony No. The Symphony No. It rings true: the earliest concert programs to use the nickname were Scottish and English, and the first printed edition to slap the name on the title page was a piano transcription of the symphony published in London in 1823. Symphony No. Near the exposition’s end Mozart injects the last of numerous themes to populate this movement, a lighthearted, skipping tune (self-borrowed from his concert aria “Un bacio di mano”) that, for all its simplicity, reveals a brilliant touch of orchestration. It may remind listeners of Mozart’s opera Le nozze di Figaro in its propulsive exuberance as well as the slyness with which it reveals its surprises. Purchase: Javascript is required for this feature. 41 in C major, K. 551, (Jupiter) by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756 – 1791 ) Duration: Approximately 31 minutes First Performance: unknown - c. 1788 Last ESO Performance: April, 2012; Jaime Laredo, conductor Program Notes by Daniel Maki. The Marianne Williams Tobias Program Note Annotator Chair. NOV 3 – 5 | This convivial concert brims with music as a celebration of life. - 0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (-) - V / V / V - 4635×⇩ - Caprotti. PROGRAM ONE HUNDRED TWENTY-FIFTH SEASON Chicago Symphony Orchestra Riccardo Muti Zell Music Director Yo-Yo Ma Judson and Joyce Green Creative Consultant Global Sponsor of the CSO Thursday, June 2, 2016, at 8:00 Friday, June 3, 2016, at 8:00 Saturday, June 4, 2016, at 8:00 Tuesday, June 7, 2016, at 7:30 Edo de Waart Conductor Daniel Gingrich Horn Mozart Symphony No. This is a joke that had recently been made by Mozart’s friend Haydn, in his Quartet in D major (Opus 50, no.6, nicknamed the Frog); it was published in October 1787, about ten months before Mozart wrote this symphony. 40 in G minor, this final symphony seems in no great hurry even when its music is moving quickly. Each is a very full-scale work, comprising the standard four movements of the late-Classical symphony. Learn More. An arrangement of the work for piano, four-hands was published in England around 1820 with the sobriquet, but with no explanation. Mozart wrote only two symphonies in a minor key, one in 1773 and the other in 1788. Symphonie No.41 en Do majeur (Jupiter) KV 551 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. He also makes much of the composer's Masonic connections. Un thème est entendu à plusieurs reprises, à l’identique ou plus ou moins modifié, mais toujours identifiable. Mozart : “Symphony No. 41, as the final work, has no introduction (unlike No. ... Notes. In the Menuetto, a descending line with a related chromatic curve stakes its place at the top of the texture, and Mozart ends up developing it into a serpentine canon for woodwinds. 40 on 25 July. BORN: May 11, 1895 in Woodinville, Mississippi DIED: December 3, 1978 in Los Angeles, California WORK COMPOSED: … - 0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (-) - V / V / V - 4635×⇩ - Caprotti. Program Notes Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart with his sister Maria Anna (detail), painted by Johann Nepomuk della Croce, c. 1780. MOST RECENT—March 2016. 41, “Jupiter” Notes on the Program By Noel Morris ©2020 T here are many quotes to this effect. endstream endobj 41 0 obj <> endobj 42 0 obj <. It’s the kind of detailing that makes music great. 41 is the last of a set of three that Mozart composed in rapid succession during the summer of 1788. Although we don’t know just when it was premiered, the Jupiter Symphony quickly earned a reputation as a work of exceptional qualities. 41 in C major, K. 551, on 10 August 1788. 41 in C major, K. 551, (Jupiter) by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756 – 1791 ) Duration: Approximately 31 minutes First Performance: unknown - c. 1788 Last ESO Performance: April, 2012; Jaime Laredo, conductor Program Notes by Daniel Maki. Mozart’s final Symphony No. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies. endstream endobj startxref Empreinte d’une grande sérénité et d’un haut pouvoir expressif, elle présente plusieurs éléments nouveaux dans son écriture. For Piano (Meves) Complete Score * #107362 - 2.69MB, 23 pp. of the piano part of Hummel's original arr. Conductor Xian Zhang leads the Seattle Symphony in music by William Grant Still, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, and Ludwig van Beethoven on Thursday, September 24, 2020 at 7:30pm on Seattle Symphony Live. If this symphony sounds tame by today’s standard, it wasn’t to those who first heard it, notes Alfred Einstein in Mozart: His Character, His Work. Watch Mozart Symphony No.41-4M - takejoens on Dailymotion. Mozart: Symphony No. 26 |NEW YORK PHILHARMONIC. Symphony No. %PDF-1.6 %���� Salzburg, Austria, COMPOSED: July 25 (at earliest) through August 10, 1788, WORLD PREMIERE: No information has survived concerning its premiere, although a concert of Vienna’s Tonkünstler Societät in April 1791 did include “a grand symphony” by Mozart, and this may have been this work, US PREMIERE: January 7, 1843, Henry Schmidt conducted the Academy of Music in a performance at the Boston Odeon, SFS PERFORMANCES: FIRST—February 7, 1913. Program Notes by Don Adkins! Its emotional range is wide indeed, prefiguring the vast expressive canvas that would emerge in the symphonies of Beethoven. A. t the end of this concert, we will hear the Symphony No. of the piano part of Hummel's original arr. Leonid Desyatnikov) – by Astor Piazzolla (1921–1992) Symphony No. Home; Concerts. On désigna par « tête de thème » (ou « incipit ») les 2 ou 3 premières notes d’un thème. 41 in C Major, K. 551, “Jupiter” 1. 40 in G Minor, K. 550 Mozart entered this symphony in his catalog on July 25, 1788. This article has been rated as Start-Class. Symphony No. In the summer of 1783, Mozart brought his new wife Constanze to meet his father and sister in Salzburg. Haydn may have been a musician for hire, but he couldn’t keep his personality from bursting at ever… Symphony - Symphony - Mozart: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart raised the symphony to heights that in many respects remain unsurpassed. Certainly compared to its predecessor, the edgy, nervous Symphony No. Ravel, 1919)–by Maurice Ravel (1875–1937) The Four Seasons of Buenos Aires (arr. a b c Sources. Albert Einstein put it this way: “Mozart is the greatest composer of all. 41 in C major, K. 551, is, in terms of its architecture and the majesty of its gestures, an appropriate climax to the trilogy. Symphony No. 39 was completed on 26 June and No. Historical background and fascinating insights into the composition and significance of Mozart's Symphony No. Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 41 in C Major, K. 551, "Jupiter" Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Mozart did not actually call his last and most famous symphony, completed on August 10, 1788, the "Jupiter." 40 0 obj <> endobj In late July of 1782, Mozart was at work on a wind-band arrangement of the orchestral parts of his recently premiered Opera, The Abduction from the Seraglio , when he received a letter from his father in Salzburg with a commission for a Serenade for some friends, the Haffners. Symphony No. Even for Mozart this rate of output is remarkable, especially given the high quality of all three works. Symphony No. We have no reason to doubt the account provided by the English composer and publisher Vincent Novello, who (along with his wife) visited Mozart’s widow and their son Franz Xaver in 1829 and reported: “Mozart’s son said he considered the Finale to his father’s Sinfonia in C—which Salomon christened the Jupiter—to be the highest triumph of Instrumental Composition, and I agree with him.” This would have been the German violinist Johann Peter Salomon, remembered especially for having established himself as an impresario in London and arranging Franz Joseph Haydn’s two stints in Great Britain in the 1790s. 41 in C Major, K. 551, “Jupiter” Program Notes + Joseph Bologne, Chevalier de Saint-Georges Overture to “L’Amant Anonyme” Back in the second half of the 1700s, Joseph Bologne, Chevalier de Saint-Georges, was the talk of Paris. 41 is universally known among English-speaking music lovers as the Jupiter Symphony. Mozart would return to Salzburg alone and … Program Notes—A TANGO WITH MOZART. 41 in C major, K.551, Jupiter. Now it holds pride of place, at first on its own, then in counterpoint with itself. In fact, he has already stated it, in the Trio of the Menuetto, where we are not likely to have paid much attention to it. 41 in C Major, K. 551 | Runyan Program Notes Saturday, November 9, 2019 at 8:00PM Sunday, November 10, 2019, at 3:00PM Masaaki Suzuki, conductor Carolyn Sampson, soprano Joanne Lunn, soprano Zachary Wilder, tenor Dashon Burton, bass-baritone St. Louis Symphony Chorus Amy Kaiser, director HAYDN Symphony No. Victoria Symphony Virtual Season; Tickets. Nikolaus Harnoncourt argues that Mozart composed the three symphonies as a unified work, pointing, among other things, to the fact that the Symphony No. We are privileged to continue publishing his program notes. Community. The Marianne Williams Tobias Program Note Annotator Chair. 41, the so-called “Jupiter” Symphony, by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756–1791). 41 in C Major, K. 551, is Mozart’s last symphony, and it is one of the great masterpieces of the genre. 77 0 obj <>stream The concert ends with a work that, in its final movement, miraculously combines the fugal rigor of the Beethoven with the lightness of spirit represented by the Higdon—the Symphony No. Shostakovich’s Symphony No. ABOUT THE MUSIC. 41 in C major (Jupiter)—continue to stand at the summit of the symphonic repertory, where they keep company with a small and supremely select group of fellow-masterpieces by the A-list of composers. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart completed his Symphony No. I always look forward to playing this incredible masterpiece since there’s something new to discover with each interpretation. 39 around the beginning of June, not quite a month after Don Giovanni was granted a lukewarm reception at its Vienna premiere, and went on to complete the succeeding symphonies on July 25 and August 10. PROGRAM NOTES by Phillip Huscher Wolfgang Mozart Born January 27, 1756, Salzburg, Austria. 41 in C major, K. 551, is, in terms of its architecture and the majesty of its gestures, an appropriate climax to the trilogy. 38 in D … It reveals vistas of contrapuntal infinity. The last of the three, Symphony No. Of his 50-odd symphonies, produced between 1764 and 1788, the earliest ones are conventional but precocious, reflecting influences of Johann Christian Bach, Giovanni Battista Sammartini, and Joseph Haydn. The first and second movements both included passages in which the bass line descended by chromatic steps. The orchestra at first carries over the same idea in its orchestration, but it quickly gives this up as the development launches into an imaginative harmonic exploration that includes impressive touches of counterpoint. Mozart composed Idomeneo for the Elector of Bavaria’s court in Munich French opera was popular, and a ballet sequence was mandatory; Mozart used a theme by Gluck for his first movement Rhythmic consistency and gorgeous melodies make this music perfect for dancing; During … That doesn’t factor in that he was writing other pieces at the same time, giving piano lessons, tending a sick wife, enduring the death of a six-month-old daughter, entertaining friends, moving to a new apartment, and pestering his fellow freemason Michael Puchberg for financial loans. 41 in C major, K. 551, on 10 August 1788. It was to be his last effort in the genre, and many would argue, one of his best. PROGRAM NOTES by Phillip Huscher Wolfgang Mozart Born January 27, 1756, Salzburg, Austria. Symphony No. The summer of 1788 was a grim one for Mozart, marked by financial problems and the death of his six year old daughter Theresia. 41 on 10 August. ... Sinfonie in E-flat KV 543: Score and critical report (in German) in the Neue Mozart-Ausgabe; Symphony No. 40 in G minor, and No. The similarities between Michael’s 29 th and 39 th, and Mozart’s 41 st are sometimes startling, as you can hear. An invigorating first movement predominates, followed by a … The symphony, in three movements, contains references to liturgical melodies. WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART . Almost incredibly, all three were produced in the space of about nine weeks, in the summer of 1788: he began his Symphony No. Violins install mutes for the slow movement (Andante cantabile), yielding a veiled timbre. Mozart’s final three symphonies – Nos. The longest and last symphony that he composed, it is regarded by many critics as among the greatest symphonies in classical music. Composed in 1788, the Symphony No. 41 in C major, "Jupiter" For many years the source of the nickname "Jupiter" for Mozart's last symphony was unknown. In contrast to the symphony on tonight’s program, which shows the composer in an exalted mode, the Concerto for Flute and Harp is a youthful and charming work, easy on the ears and sprinkled with delicate ornament. PROGRAM ONE HUNDRED TWENTY-FIFTH SEASON Chicago Symphony Orchestra Riccardo Muti Zell Music Director Yo-Yo Ma Judson and Joyce Green Creative Consultant Global Sponsor of the CSO Thursday, June 2, 2016, at 8:00 Friday, June 3, 2016, at 8:00 Saturday, June 4, 2016, at 8:00 Tuesday, June 7, 2016, at 7:30 Edo de Waart Conductor Daniel Gingrich Horn Mozart Symphony No. RACHMANINOFF AND MOZART - NOVEMBER 11, 12 & 13 The White Peacock C H A RL E S TO M L I N S ON G R IFFES Born September … Mozart’s Jupiter Symphony, the final one he composed and his most famous, is known for its good humour, exuberant energy and unusually grand scale for a symphony of the time. 40 in G Minor, K. 550 WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART BORN January 27, 1756, in Salzburg; died December 5, 1791, in Vienna PREMIERE Composed 1788; first … As this continues, the two oboes enter to sustain a “pedal tone” on the note D (the dominant note in this passage), and then solo bassoon adds its voice to the violins’ line, which means that the melody is sounding in three different octaves at once. MOZART: Jupiter Symphony. MOZART: Symphony No. THE LEGACY Symphony No. THE MUSIC In the Symphony No. Whether the association was in Mozart’s mind or not, he develops this sonata-form movement in a way that has very little to do with the Baroque. Box Office: Grove Street, between Van Ness and Franklin, Mozart: Symphony No. But he withholds the most astonishing surprise until the coda: a breathtaking display of counterpoint—five melodies sounding against one another, worked out so any of them can fall at any pitch level within the orchestral texture. Saint-Saëns’ Cello Concerto No. W. A. MOZART Symphony No. 41 (Mozart) has been listed as a level-4 vital article in Art. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. In 1798, a reviewer for Leipzig’s Allgemeine musikalische Zeitung referred to Mozart’s “formidable Symphony in C major, in which, as is well known, he came on a little too strong.” But soon commentators adopted tones of almost universal adulation. The coda thus creates a cognitive exhaustion born of sheer magnitude. Administration: 250.385.9771 • Box Office: 250.385.6515. The work is nicknamed the Jupiter Symphony, likely coined by the impresario Johann Peter Salomon. The longest and last symphony that he composed, it is regarded by many critics as among the greatest symphonies in classical music. Program Notes Today’s journey into Mozart’s compositional world includes The Marriage of Figaro Overture, the Concerto for Two Pianos, and the great “Jupiter” Symphony—examples from three of the defining genres of Mozart’s work: opera, the piano concerto, … Notes Possibly a pirated ed. Its emotional range is wide indeed, prefiguring the vast expressive canvas that would emerge in the symphonies of Beethoven. They stayed until October and, on their return trip home to Vienna, stopped at Linz, where Mozart’s patron Count Thun offered them his hospitality. This only added to his grief over his infant daughter’s … The story of his final three symphonies occupies a full chapter of this life-as-novel—unfortunately, one that falls not terribly far from its end. Symphony No. Son surnom n'est pas de Mozart mais de l'organisateur de concerts contemporain Johann Peter Salomon et apparaît pour la première fois lors d'un concert en Écosse en 1819. Since he didn’t, these three works stand as the summa of his achievement in symphonic music, and in their strikingly different characters we glimpse not only a drawing together of strands of development that had enriched his orchestral music to that point but also hints of what the future might have held. 10 is a very special piece for me. In the movement’s development section he juxtaposes several in counterpoint, and he works in a passage in which woodwinds intone descending chromatic lines, densely harmonized, recalling related contours in the first and second movements. 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