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 'Uwe Christian Harrer'

Of Beginnings and Boy Choirs (German Operas, Box 16)

May 24th, 2010 · No Comments · Bastien, Bastienne, Box 16: German Operas, Colas, David Busch, Dominik Orieschnig, Ernst Wurdinger, Georg Nigl, K50, LOST, Mozart at 12, Mozart at 23, Mozart at 24, Uwe Christian Harrer, Vienna (Summer 1768), Wiener Symphoniker

I really needed this opera today. List night’s series finale of LOST left at least four dozen unanswered questions hanging in the air. And I’m not succumbing to hyperbole here. I just listed in an e-mail to a friend about four dozen questions that received no answer last night – despite the fact that the [...]

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Of Can and Canons (Arias, Vocal Ensembles, Canons, Box 12)

April 18th, 2010 · 2 Comments · A capella, Andreas Röhn, Box 12: Arias Vocal Ensembles Canons Lieder Notturni, Canon (definition), Chorus Viennensis, Damenchor Des Concertus Vocalis, Guido Mancusi, Karl-Heinz Steffens, Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks, Uwe Christian Harrer

I’m sure there are those among you who are taking bets that I won’t like today’s music. Sorry to disappoint you. I find this CD of Canons fascinating. Performed primarily by Chorus Viennensis and Damenchor Des Concertus Vocalis, these Canons are sung a capella. Think German barbershop quartet, singing in a round. A couple of [...]

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Of Comments No (Missae, Requiem, Organ Sonatas, Box 10)

March 23rd, 2010 · No Comments · 1775-6, Box 10: Missae Requiem Organ Sonatas & Solos, Gerhard Eder, K220, K317, Mozart at 19, Mozart at 20, Mozart at 23, Peter Jelosits, Salzburg (March 23 1779), Solisten der Wiener Sangerknaben, Uwe Christian Harrer, Wiener Sangerknaben - Chorus Viennensis, Wiener Symphoniker

No comment. Here is what I didn’t listen to today, complete with the best guesses of scholars regarding where and when each composition was penned. This information was pieced together from The Compactothèque book + CD, which is an essential purchase if you want the fullest enjoyment from the Philips Complete Mozart Edition. It’s only [...]

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