What did Mozart say about flute?

IT is generally believed that Mozart disliked the flute, yet it is as often remarked upon that his flute music is beautiful.

Can Mozart play the flute?

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791) didn’t play the flute, and once suggested he didn’t even like it. But as WRTI’s Susan Lewis reports, he went on to write music that makes the instrument sing…and dance!

What did Mozart write for flute?

The Flute Concerto No. 1 in G major, K.

Flute Concerto in G major
Catalogue K. 313
Genre Concerto
Style Classical period
Composed 1778

Why does Mozart hate flute?

Maybe you’ve heard that Mozart disliked the flute. He once wrote his father that he “couldn’t bear” the instrument, possibly because the one played in his day was a pale shadow of the technical marvel used by modern musicians. The Mozart-era flute was much simpler and was harder to play in tune.

Did Mozart not like flute?

Mozart once hated the flute, perhaps you’ve heard that story. It is possible that his childhood instrument was such a pale imitation of the technical marvels used by today’s musicians that he wrote his father he “Couldn’t bear” it. Flutes for Mozart in the era of Mozart were simpler and their tuning was more difficult.

Why did Mozart dislike the flute?

Did Mozart play any instruments?

Piano, violin, horn, flute, harp, bassoon, oboe, clarinet and trumpet are all in his repertoire.

Did Mozart write for harp?

10; though his Sinfonia Concertante for Violin, Viola, and Orchestra could just as well be considered a “double concerto”), as well as the only piece of music by Mozart for the harp.

Did Beethoven hate the flute?

Mozart claimed to hate the flute, but at least he wrote for it. The greatest composers of the 19th century — including Beethoven, Schubert and Brahms — virtually ignored it.

What strange sounds did Mozart write into one of his quartets?

The String Quartet No. 465 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, nicknamed “Dissonance” on account of its unusual slow introduction, is perhaps the most famous of his quartets.