Rondo alla Turca


"Rondo alla Turca" is a lively and popular composition in the key of A major, written by Austrian composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. It is the third and final movement of his Piano Sonata No. 11, also known as the "Turkish March." Mozart composed the piece in 1783, during the classical period. The renowned composer, pianist, and violinist, Fazil Say, is an acclaimed performer of "Rondo alla Turca." Interestingly, the composition incorporates Turkish influences, reflecting the fascination with the exoticism of the Ottoman Empire during Mozart's time. The rigorous and virtuosic melody, accompanied by energetic rhythms, creates a captivating and memorable musical experience.