Piano Sonata No.18

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Piano Sonata No.18 in D major

K576 • “Trumpet Sonata”

About this work...

Pity the pianist who relies on Mozart's designation of K. 576 as a "leichte Klaviersonate" -- an easy piano sonata. The work was written in 1789, shortly after the composer's return from a largely unsuccessful concert tour of Potsdam, Leipzig, and finally, Berlin, where the sonata may have been aimed at a princess at t... read more