This is the autograph of the opening of Mozart's "Dissonance" Quartet, and you can listen here to a reading of it by the Lyra Quartet
Here is a link to the Neue Mozart Ausgabe, or the scores for Mozart's complete works. The Symphony #40, K550 is in series IV, Volume 9, and it begins on page (or "Seite" in German) 125. Click on the note, and then enter the page number to access the score.
This Wikipedia article about Mozart's Symphony #40 includes audio links to complete performances of all the movements.
Mozart Symphonies and Piano Concerti on YouTube:
Symphony #40, first movement (in an animation)
Symphony #41, the "Jupiter," last movement
Symphony #41, the "Jupiter," second movement
Mozart Piano Concerto 23, first movement
Mozart Piano Concerto 17, first movement, part 1
Mozart Piano Concerto 17, first movement, part 2
In the above picture you can see the word "fine" (which means "the end") as written by Mozart at the end of the multi-colored manuscript of his 4th Horn Concerto (see, I wasn't making this up). Here is the Rondo of this work as played by Dennis Brain.
Haydn String Quartets
Opening of the Sunrise Quartet
Opus 20 #2
The Minuet from Opus 77 #1 played by the St. Lawrence Quartet
The opening movement of the "Quinten" Quartet, Opus 76 #2
Haydn's "Joke Quartet" (Opus 33, No. 2) explained and illustrated
Labels: Class 17 More Mozart and Haydn
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
James Donelan's talk on Mozart and Enlightenment thought
Timeline of relationship between Mozart, Haydn, and J.J. Rousseau
You can watch an introduction to Don Giovanni here, and go here to find scenes and arias from the opera.
Le ci darem la mano, Act 1, Scene 7.
The Stone Guest "Commendatore" on YouTube
Here's the final scene of Don Giovanni as portrayed in the movie Amadeus.
Marriage of Figaro excerpts on YouTube:
Susanna and the Countess
Sull'aria sung by Lucia Popp Gundula Janowitz
another performance of the same duet sung by Cecilia Bartoli and Renee Fleming
Voi che sapete sung by Rinat Shaham
All the characters
a tutti contenti
Mozart F major Piano Sonata K332
The Mozart Project
Mozart Eine Kleine Nachtmusik Serenade
Mozart Horn Concerto K495 Rondo
The Frederick Historical Piano Collection
Piano Sonata #46 3rd movement
Symphony #88 last movement
an aria from Haydn's Orpheo
Beginner's Guide to Sonata Form
Ternary, Rondo, and Variation Forms
M.C. Escher website
Fun with Escher
Frederick the Great, King of Prussia
Here is a movement from one of his flute concertos.
Johann Joachim Quantz
Here's one of his best pieces, the C minor triosonata.
Here are some links to Johann Sebastian Bach's Musical Offering that was written for Frederick the Great:
Movement two of the Musical Offering Triosonata (with the Royal Theme).
Bach's never ending canon
Here is the "Crab" Canon.
and this "Crab Canon" video demonstrates how the piece works if put on a Moebius strip>
Here is an excellent website dedicated entirely to the Musical Offering.
Wilhelm Friedeman Bach (1710 – 1784)
E minor Flute Sonata
Concerto in F minor
Concerto for Two Harpsichords
Another Concerto for Two Harpsichords
Fantasy in D minor
Adagio and Fugue (Sinfonia in D minor)
Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach (1714 –1788)
CPE Bach's Farewell to his Silberman clavichord
C minor Fantasia for Clavichord (with manuscript)
G minor Sonata Andantino (Clavichord)
Sonatina (Spanyi Clavichord)
Symphony in G
Die Auferstehung und Himmelfahrt Jesu
Johann Christian Bach (1735 - 1782)
J.C. Bach Symphony in D
Second Movement of the Cello Concerto
Sonata for two Pianos
Just for fun lost branches of the Bach family tree
Here are two views of the St. Thomas Church in Leipzig: one from the 18th century, when Johann Sebastian Bach was working there, and one from the 20th century. Here are a few movements from some of Bach's cantatas and passions:
Cantata 140 Wachet Auf Opening Chorus
Cantata 140 Zion hort die Wachter (part IV)
Cantata 140 Final Chorale (part VII)
Wenn kömmst du mein Heil? from "Wachet Auf"
Mein Freund is meine from "Wachet Auf"
Crucifixus from the B minor Mass
Aria from Cantata 199
Here's one part of the Coffee Cantata, and here's another.
Here's his aria "So oft ich mein Tobackspfeif".
Here's an English translation of the Coffee Cantata.
Labels: Class 13 Bach Vocal Music
Interactive Bach Family Tree
Alphabetical (by first name) Listing of all the Bach family musicians and their musical jobs
Yet another interactive Bach family tree
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Awesome video of the G minor Organ Fugue.
Here's a graphic video (an illustration of the voices while the music is played on the piano) of the G minor Fugue that might help you to follow the voices more easily.
Here's a graphic video of an organ triosonata movement by Bach. See how well you can follow the three voices.
Here's a view from behind: a view from the bellows.
Here's some harpsichord music:
Allemande from French Suite number 2
Gigue from French Suite number 2
Aria from French Suite number 2
Preludio from English Suite number 3
Italian Concerto (played on the piano)
Chromatic Fantasy (without the fugue) (played on the piano by Glenn Gould)
Chromatic Fantasy and Fugue (organ)
Chromatic Fantasy and Fugue (harpsichord)
Goldberg Variations 1-7 (piano)
Goldberg Variations 9-14 (harpsichord)
Goldberg Variations 15-21 (harpsichord)
Brandenburg Concerti played by the Freiburg Baroque
Brandenburg Concerto Number 1, movement 3
Brandenburg Concerto Number 2
Brandenburg Concerto Number 3, movement 3
Brandenburg Concerto Number 4
Brandenburg Concerto Number 5 movement 1, what we heard in class.
Here's another performance of the first movement of Brandenburg 5
Brandenburg Concerto Number 6
Here's the whole Brandenburg 3 performed on modern instruments
Solo String Music
Courante from Cello Suite Number 6
Adagio and Fugue from Violin Sonata Number 1
Labels: Class 12 Bach Instrumental Music
Harpsichord and Organ Music
Handel Suite in G minor for Harpsichord
Handel Fugue in G
Last movement of the organ concerto "The Cuckoo and the Nightingale"
The Harmonius Blacksmith
The Harmonius Blacksmith performed by the Swingle Singers
Dance Suite Music
This is the Water Music Minuet in your text book (and a far better performance of it).
Some of the Water Music played by the English Concert on baroque period instruments.
Another Water Music Minuet with Dancers
Other Instrumental Music
Concerto Grosso Sampler
The Arrival of the Queen of Sheba
F-major Violin Sonata (first movement)
A-minor Recorder Sonata (last movement)
Ombra mai fu from Xerxes sung by countertenor David Daniels
Flammende Rose sung Ian Howell. This clip has subtitles.
The Trumpet Shall Sound from the Messiah
Hallelujah Chorus from the Messiah
You can read an article about the tradition of standing for the Hallelujah Chorus in the Messiah here.
Theodora sung by Lorraine Hunt Lieberson
Farinelli Film clips
Farinelli sings his brother's music
Farinelli spits in Handel's face
Farinelli sings Handel's "Cara sposa"
Labels: Class 11 Handel