Mozart: Divertimento KV 563

TrioTaus

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Original Recording Format: DXD

After composing his three last symphonies in as many months in the summer of 1788, Mozart started out on another mammoth project – a trio for strings of truly symphonic proportions. This visionary work with its somewhat unpretentious title “Divertimento in E flat major” revealed itself to be the quintessence of everything Mozart stood for as composer, craftsman and dramaturge.

With its six movements, a playing time of around 50 minutes and the grandeur of its musical lines it puts all earlier chamber music compositions in the shade – but was its greatness appreciated in Mozart’s time?

Tracklist

1.
Divertimento in E-flat major, K. 563 - I. Allegro
08:37
2.
Divertimento in E-flat major, K. 563 - II. Adagio
10:34
3.
Divertimento in E-flat major, K. 563 - III. Menuetto Allegretto - Trio
05:03
4.
Divertimento in E-flat major, K. 563 - IV. Andante
07:00
5.
Divertimento in E-flat major, K. 563 - V. Menuetto Allegretto - Trio I - Trio II
05:27
6.
Divertimento in E-flat major, K. 563 - VI. Allegro
06:08

Total time: 00:42:49

Additional information

Label

SKU

2L148

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Artists

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Digital Converters

Horus, Merging Technologies

Editing Software

Pyramix, Merging Technologies

Financial Support

Fond for lyd og bilde, Fond for utovende kunstnere, and Dextra Musica

Mastering Engineer

Morten Lindberg

Microphones

DPA Microphones

Original Recording Format

Power Line Conditioner

JMF Audio PCD302

Producer

Morten Lindberg

Recording Engineer

Morten Lindberg

Recording Location

Sofienberg Church, Norway in June 2017

Recording Software

Pyramix, Merging Technologies

Recording Technician

Gjermund Skog

Recording Type & Bit Rate

DXD

Release Date November 15, 2019

Press reviews

NativeDSD – 2019 Album of the Year – Classical Chamber

2019 Album of the Year
Winner: Classical Chamber

There’s so much to like, even the cover of the digital booklet– a painting by Turner! This Divertimento in E flat major for Violin, Viola, and Cello is remarkable for so many reasons. It’s Mozart’s only work for Trio. It is a work of symphonic proportions.

Trio Taus performs it with love, bringing out the way it anticipates the future while utilizing the polyphony of Bach and before. Yes, it’s deceptively simple, yet remarkably sophisticated. 2L’s recording is perfect.

Even if Mozart is not your normal cup of tea, you must hear this!

Pizzicato 5 out of 5

Right from the first minutes of this recording, the TrioTaus surprises with an amazing sonority and purity of sound. Yet there is a lot more than a superb sound.

The vital performance has depth and gives Mozart’s late, six-movement Divertimento, written shortly after his last three symphonies, a great rhetoric power. The TrioTaus thus places this work, which has nothing in common with the early Divertimenti, on the level where it belongs, that of Mozart’s great masterpieces. It beautifully illustrates the complexity of this composition without being too serious and without abandoning the depth of the music. The recording is ideally balanced and the surround sound is very natural.

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