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Víkingur Olafsson's exciting project looking at the dark side of Mozart and his Contemporaries in this tribute with a twist. Music from W. A. Mozart, Baldassare Galuppi, Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach, Domenico Cimarosa, Franz Joseph Haydn and 3 new arrangements by Víkingur. 'Far from the glowing image of the angelic prodigy, the music on this album is mostly by the Mozart of the 1780s, a grown man and a mature composer - who in the preceding years had come to know adversity,' explained Víkingur Olafsson. 'This is the period when Mozart was not just perfecting the Classical tradition but subtly subverting it, his graceful touch as featherlight as always but the shadows darker, the nuances and ambiguities more profound'.

Track Listing:
1. Piano sonata no. 9 in F minor, I. Andante Spiritoso (Baldassare Galuppi) - Víkingur Olafsson
2. Rondo in F Major, K494 (Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart) - Víkingur Olafsson
3. Rondo in D Minor, Wq61, No. 4, H290 (Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach) - Víkingur Olafsson
4. Keyboard Sonata No. 42 in D Minor (Domenico Cimarosa) - Víkingur Olafsson
5. Fantasia in D Minor, K397 (Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart) - Víkingur Olafsson
6. Rondo in D Major, K485 (Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart) - Víkingur Olafsson
7. Keyboard Sonata No. 55 in a Minor (Domenico Cimarosa) - Víkingur Olafsson
8. Piano sonata no. 16 in C major, K545, 'Facile', I. Allegro (Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart) - Víkingur Olafsson
9. Piano sonata no. 16 in C major, K545, 'Facile', II. Andante (Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart) - Víkingur Olafsson
10. Piano sonata no. 16 in C major, K545, 'Facile', III. Rondo: Allegretto (Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart) - Víkingur Olafsson
11. String quintet no. 3 in G minor, K516, IV. Adagio (Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart) - Víkingur Olafsson
1. Piano sonata no. 2 in C minor, I. Larghetto (Baldassare Galuppi) - Víkingur Olafsson
2. Piano sonata no. 14 in C minor, K457, I. Molto Allegro (Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart) - Víkingur Olafsson
3. Piano sonata no. 14 in C minor, K457, II. Adagio (Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart) - Víkingur Olafsson
4. Piano sonata no. 14 in C minor, K457, III. Allegro Assai (Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart) - Víkingur Olafsson
5. Gigue in G Major, K574 (Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart) - Víkingur Olafsson
6. Piano sonata no. 47 in B minor, Hob.XVI:32, I. Allegro Moderato (Joseph Haydn) - Víkingur Olafsson
7. Piano sonata no. 47 in B minor, Hob.XVI:32, II. Menuet (Joseph Haydn) - Víkingur Olafsson
8. Piano sonata no. 47 in B minor, Hob.XVI:32, III. Finale. Presto (Joseph Haydn) - Víkingur Olafsson
9. Adagio in B Minor, K540 (Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart) - Víkingur Olafsson
10. Ave Verum Corpus, K618 (Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart) - Víkingur Olafsson

Year of Production: 2021