180 Days With Mozart And Me

A Survey Of The Philips Complete Mozart Edition…From Symphonies Through Theatre And Ballet Music

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Entries Tagged as '12 Variations in C'

Of Tasty Sandwiches and Twinkling Stars (Piano Music, Box 9)

March 12th, 2010 · No Comments · 12 Variations in C, 12 Variations in E flat, A.E. Grétry, A.L. Baudron, Ah vous dirai-je Maman, Antoine-Laurent Baudron, Box 9: Piano Music, Eight Variations in F, Giovanni Paisiello, Ingrid Haebler, K265, K352, K353, K354, K398, Mozart at 22, Mozart at 25, Mozart at 26, Panera Bread, Paris (1778), Six Variations in F, Twinkle Twinkle Little Star, Vienna (1781-2), Vienna (June 1781), Vienna (March 1782)

Imagine my surprise when the first song I listened to this morning was “Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star.” And a whole lotta twinkling at that. Because it wasn’t just the one version of the world-famous nursery rhyme. It was 12. I didn’t know the tune had been around since Mozart’s time. So I let my fingers [...]

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Of Sunshine and Salieri (Piano Music, Box 9)

March 11th, 2010 · No Comments · 12 Variations in C, Amsterdam (February 1766), Box 9: Piano Music, Eight Variations in G, Friedrich Kerst, Ingrid Haebler, K179, K24, K25, K264, Mozart at 10, Mozart at 17, Mozart at 18, Mozart at 22, Mozart at 9, Mozart: the man and the artist revealed in his own words, Nine Variations in C, Paris (Summer 1778), Salieri, Salzburg (Summer 1774), Seven Variations in D, Six Variations in G, The Hague (January 1766), Vienna (Autumn 1773)

I can’t believe it’s supposed to get up to 60 degrees (F.) today. And be sunny! This is Michigan. In early March. We’re not supposed to see the sun for at least another two months. (That’s an exaggeration. But it feels that way when you live here.) Today’s selection of music is fascinating, not just [...]

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