Quartet in C Major, K. 465, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

First-rate show by Amherst sax group

Works reviewed: 
Quartet in C Major, K. 465, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
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Cape Cod Times
Wellfleet, MA
Feb 22 2005
By: 
W. HENRY DUCKHAM

Clarity prevailed, in the transcription of Mozart's String Quartet in C Major, K. 465. This is Mozart at his "naughty boy" best.

A major figure in the symphonic clarinet world once sneeringly pronounced, "No gentleman ever plays the saxophone." This now iconic figure has since departed, but had he heard the four gentleman constituting the Amherst Saxophone Quartet Sunday at the First Congregational Church in Wellfleet, he would have been quickly disabused of his remark. Read more »

Quartet in C Major, K. 465, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Genre: 
Classical/Romantic Transcriptions
Composer: 
Mozart
Composer First Names: 
Wolfgang Amadeus
Arranger: 
Stephen Rosenthal
Composition Date: 
1785
Composed for the ASQ: 
Sound Samples
Movement: 
Adagio-Allegro
Movement: 
Andante cantabile
Movement: 
Menuetto
Movement: 
Allegro molto
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