“A Musical Joke”

By |2020-03-31T11:50:17-05:00April 1st, 2017|Categories: Audio/Video, Music, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart|

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart wrote his divertimento for string quartet and two horns, K. 522, in 1787, the same year that his opera Don Giovanni premiered. Mozart titled the four-movement piece, "Ein musikalischer Spaß," which is usually translated as "A Musical Joke," though a more accurate translation would be "Some Musical Fun." It has long been thought that [...]