Divertimento F major KV 213
Divertimento B flat major KV 240
Divertimento E flat major KV 252
Divertimento F major KV 253
Divertimento B flat major KV 270
Mozart wrote the five Divertimenti for Wind Sextet between the years 1775 and 1777 when he was living in Salzburg. The Italian title is reminiscent of simple “light” music, but the pieces’ melodic ingenuity and colourful writing for winds show it to be chamber music of the highest quality.