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 'Vienna (1786)'

Of Wandering Minds and Rolling Rs (Arias, Vocal Ensembles, Canons, Box 12)

April 17th, 2010 · No Comments · Academy of St Martin-in-the-Fields, Anton Scharinger, Box 12: Arias Vocal Ensembles Canons Lieder Notturni, Bryn Terfel, Dresdner Philharmonie, Eva Lind, Hans Peter Blochwitz, Jörg-Peter Weigle, Julie Kaufmann, K434, K441, K479, K480, K492, K527, K532, K540b, K577, K579, K584, K625, KApp25, KApp5, Mozart at 26, Mozart at 29, Mozart at 30, Mozart at 31, Mozart at 33, Mozart at 34, Muncher RFO, Peter Schreier, Prague (October 28 1787), Rene Pape, Rudolf Jansen, Sir Neville Marriner, Vienna, Vienna (1785-6), Vienna (1786), Vienna (1787), Vienna (April 29 1786), Vienna (August 11 1788), Vienna (August 1789), Vienna (August 1790), Vienna (December 1790), Vienna (January 1790), Vienna (July 1789), Vienna (Late 1782), Vienna (November 21 1785), Vienna (November 5 1785)

Today’s CD is a fest of rolling Rs. It wasn’t compelling enough to stop my mind from wandering (isn’t that a line from a Beatles song?). But it was entertaining. A few selections from the Marriage of Figaro are represented here. And more songs from the superb Eva Lind. (I wonder if she’s related to [...]

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Of Short and Sweet (Piano Music, Box 9)

March 17th, 2010 · No Comments · Andante with 5 Variations in G for Piano Duet, Box 9: Piano Music, Ingrid Haebler, K357, K497, K501, K521, Ludwig Hoffmann, Mozart at 30, Mozart at 31, Sonata in C for Piano Duet, Sonata in F for Piano Duet, Sonata in G for Piano Duet, Vienna (1786), Vienna (August 1 1786), Vienna (May 29 1787), Vienna (November 11 1786)

Ahh, now this is more like it. These piano duets are truly amazing. Beautiful melodies. Stellar performances by Ingrid Haebler and Ludwig Hoffmann. This is the kind of music I can enjoy as background for writing or for active listening. I was captivated from the first movement (Adagio – Allegro di molto) of the first [...]

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