A Companion to Beethoven's Pianoforte Sonatas: Complete by Donald Francis, Sir Tovey

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They were to begin from the church and no other place. They were to be held on the day of the feast itself and could not be postponed. Some non-liturgical devotions were banned altogether, such as blessings for good weather, pilgrimages and elaborate celebrations of Christ’s resurrection. The forty-hour prayer said during the three days of carnival was limited to churches in the larger cities and only to those that already had a tradition of performing this ritual. Nowhere among these and other directives were there any aimed specifically at music.

Meanwhile, Mozart arranged to have the trio published in London in July 1789, thereby earning a second fee for it. Curiously he never repeated this stratagem. As with the trios, Mozart failed to deliver a complete set of twelve songs, forcing Artaria to publish just four. Having brought things to a standstill between Artaria and himself, Mozart sought to publish his next compositions at his own expense with Kozeluch, but again failed to finish the sets, the ‘six easy clavier sonatas for Princess Friederika and six quartets for the King’, and nothing came of his plan.

25 The university students, then, regularly performed (or had performed) orchestral works throughout the year, including works of a sort traditionally thought to have been given only at graduation. The same is true of other institutions. 26 Salzburg’s citizens also required music for their entertainment, and some of Mozart’s best-known works of the 1770s were demonstrably written for private performance, including not only the ‘Haffner’ Serenade (for the wedding of Elisabeth Haffner and Franz Xaver Sp¨ath) but also the Concerto for Three Pianos, K.

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