... Concerto No. 17 in G major, KV. 453, by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 'The Piano Concerto No. 17 in G major, KV. 453, by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart waswritten in 1784.The work is orchestrated for solo piano, flute, two oboes, two bassoons, two horns, and strings (violins divided into two, violas, cellos and double basses). As is typical with concertos, it is in three movements:
2. Andante in C major
3. Allegretto -- Presto
According to the date that the composer himself noted on the score, the concerto was completed on April 12, 1784. It was premiered by Mozart's student, Barbara von Ployer, on June 13, 1784 at a concert to which Mozart had invited Giovanni Paisiello to hear both her and his new...