Mozart Violin Sonata in C K403: For Cello

Here is the sheet music for the first movement of Mozart‘s Violin Sonata in C K403 transcribed for cello and piano.

This sonata was written for his wife Constanza, never completed, and probably never meant for publication. Only the first 20 bars of the last movement, which is played attaca immediately after the second (slow) movement, were written by Mozart and it was his student Maximilian Stadler who composed the remaining 124 bars. The first movement is very attractive and is offered here as a stand-alone concert piece. As this transcription is in the original key, any standard piano part (available for free download from can be used.

FIRST MOVEMENT: Allegro moderato

  1.   Edited Performance Version
  2.   Clean Performance Version
  3.   Easier Version
  4.   Literal Transcription

Here below is a play-along audio file of the piano accompaniment, with many thanks to the Violin PlayAlong Youtube channel. The original accompaniment has been speeded up and a two-beat introduction has been added so that we can know when to start.