What does the K. in Mozart's sonatas stand for? What is the sonata form? How is it constructed? What happens in each section? Should you play with repeats? What are the three movements of sonata? How can we talk about the classical style? Finally, what does Mozart's piano music have in common with opera? In this episode of Bach@Home, pianist Magdalena Baczewska explains the basics of classical sonata as a genre. The series is dedicated especially to those viewers who are looking to gain more experience thinking about and discussing the music of the late 18th century.
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