Mozart Sheet Music

Written by Serena Berger
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Mozart sheet music is a staple for students of all levels, and gives great pleasure to musicians on all instruments who choose to explore more of Mozart's music even outside of lesson requirements. While Peter Schaffer's Amadeus overdramatizes one particular man's jealousy of Mozart's gifts, it is a rare person who doesn't have to take a moment upon pondering the fact that writing any kind of music for any instrument was as easy for Mozart as breathing is for us. Almost universally considered one of the greatest geniuses of all time in any realm, Mozart gave us operas, oratorios, sacred music, symphonies, concerti, chamber music, piano music, and many other forms; among all these pieces are surely several either written for or suitable for any instrument you play.

Mozart Sheet Music for All Instruments and Skill Levels

Whatever your skill level, it is likely that you can find a Mozart piece or arrangement of one of his works that is suitable for you to play. The variety of Mozart sheet music available in arrangements and easier versions is a testament to the enduring quality of his melodies and musical ideas. For example, the "Rondo a la Turk," originally written for piano, has been arranged for brass, strings, reeds, and winds as well, either with piano accompaniment or in quartets.

A lot of the popular Mozart sheet music is for sonatas, as well as concerti. For intermediate and advanced students on any instrument, Mozart sonatas and concerti are staples of the practice and recital repertoire. These pieces are by no means easy, yet they are simpler than many Romantic and Modern counterparts in those forms, which means they are good pieces for students to work on when they are learning memorization skills, playing with accompaniment, and also improving their technique.

If you are a teacher with a student who is likely to become a skilled player, you may also consider introducing her to Mozart's chamber works in simplified forms, and then upgrading to the original scores as your student progresses. Because of the variety of instruments for which Mozart wrote, you can also try many instrument substitutions. For example, the concerti written for clarinet can also be played on saxophone, which was not even invented yet while Mozart was writing.

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