The manuscript of the Naples Concert is kept in the Library of the Conservatory of San Pietro a Majella. The hypothesis of the presence in Naples of this concert arises from Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart2's trip to Naples in 1770. The composer, probably on the recommendation of some fellow musician, writes this work for Ferdinand IV in an attempt to be received by the King.
The hypothesis is supported by the fact that the nineteen-year-old Ferdinand at the time of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's visit to Naples owned and played a splendid Lira built by the French luthier Jean Louvet in 1764 and currently kept at the Capodimonte Museum in Naples.
Dedicated to Ferdinand IV, the Nocturnes by Joseph Haydn are known, written for the King of Naples for just two Lire ...
Concerto di Napoli, per due Lire di A: Mozart by Eleonora Amato
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