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 'The Marriage of Figaro'

Of Days Gorgeous and Figaros Two (Box 15, Late Italian Operas)

May 14th, 2010 · No Comments · Box 15: Late Italian Operas, Figaro, K492 (Part II), Le nozze di Figaro (Part II), Mozart at 30, The Marriage of Figaro, Vienna (April 29 1786)

What a delightful day here in West Michigan! Sunny skies. Nice breeze. Temperatures in the low 60s. Gorgeous. There’s not much more I can add to what I wrote yesterday regarding The Marriage of Figaro. Well, except for this: I can’t seem to sustain interest in an opera beyond the first Act. I absolutely love [...]

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Of Teachings Esoteric and Marriages Figaro (Box 15, Late Italian Operas)

May 13th, 2010 · No Comments · Antonio, Barbarina, Bartolo, Basilio, BBC Chorus, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Box 15: Late Italian Operas, Cherubino, Christina Clarke, Clifford Grant, Dalai Lama, David Lennox, Don Curzio, Felicity Palmer, Figaro, Il Conte di Almaviva, Ingvar Wixell, Jessye Norman, John Constable, K492, La Contessa di Almaviva, Le nozze di Figaro, Lillian Watson, Marcellina, Maria Casula, Mirella Freni, Mozart at 30, Paul Hudson, Prima Contadina, Robert Tear, Seconda Contadina, Sir Colin Davis, Susanna, The Marriage of Figaro, Trans-Siberian Orchestra, TSO, Vienna (April 29 1786), Yvonne Minton

If you want to scratch your head in bewilderment, try listening to a Tibetan monk explain the finer points of emptiness and form. Specifically, that emptiness is form and form is emptiness. And, for an even bigger kick, try listening to a Tibetan monk explain emptiness and form in Tibetan, with translation provided by his [...]

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