King of Prussia Quartets

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Title given to the last 3 str. qts. written by Mozart—No.21 in D, K575 (1789), No.22 in B♭, K589 (1790) and No.23 in F, K590 (1790)—commissioned by King Friedrich Wilhelm II of Prussia, a cellist (hence the prominent vc. parts). 6 were requested, but only 3 written.

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