Mozart The Early Sonatas K10-15
This set of six sonatas was written in 1764. From April of that year until August 1765 the eight-year-old Mozart was in London with his family. He appeared with great success at the court of George III; he improvised at the harpsichord for the Royal Society, and he met with J C Bach who would prove to be a life-long influence and friend. Like the sonatas written in Paris the previous year (KV.6-9) these pieces are designated for keyboard and violin with optional cello. However, it is entirely in keeping with the habits of the period to perform them on the flute ...