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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Of Fridays and Finales (Box 15, Late Italian Operas)

May 21st, 2010 · No Comments · Box 15: Late Italian Operas, Cosi fan tutte, Cosi fan tutte (Part III), K588, K588 (Part III), Mozart at 33, Mozart at 34, Nicolai Gedda, Vienna (January 1790)

I can’t add anything to what I wrote in previous installments. Well, other than this: After hearing him and watching the YouTube clip, I immediately jumped on the Amazon site and bought two collections of Nicolai Gedda’s music. He may be my all-time favorite tenor. And if take away nothing else from listening to Mozart’s [...]

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Of Nicolai Gedda. Period. (Box 15, Late Italian Operas)

May 20th, 2010 · No Comments · Box 15: Late Italian Operas, Cosi fan tutte, Cosi fan tutte (Part II), K588, K588 (Part II), Love Duet, Montserrat Caballe, Mozart at 33, Mozart at 34, Nicolai Gedda, Pilar Lorengar, Vienna (January 1790)

I could write a bunch of self-serving, fancy-schmancy words to kick off today’s blog. But all I need to write are two: Nicolai. Gedda. Remember those old Maxell ads with the guy sitting in the arm chair, being blown away listening to his stereo, which presumably is playing Maxell recordings? That’s the way I feel [...]

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Of Fun Screenwiting and Fiancee Swapping (Box 15, Late Italian Operas)

May 19th, 2010 · No Comments · Charles Taylor, Cosi fan tutte, Cosi fan tutte (Part I), Despina, Don Alfonso, Dorabella, Douglas Robinson, Ferrando, Fiancee Swapping, Fiordiligi, Guglielmo, Ileana Cotrubas, Janet Baker, John Constable, K588, K588 (Part I), Montserrat Caballe, Mozart at 33, Mozart at 34, Nicolai Gedda, Orchestra & Chorus of the Royal Opera House Covent Garden, Richard van Allan, Sir Colin Davis, Vienna (January 1790), Wladimiro Ganzarolli

I’m still working on my next screenplay. It’s supposed to be a lot of fun (it’s an adaptation of a favorite childhood book series). But I can’t seem to focus on it because of my Mozart blog (which takes 2-4 hours each day) and because of all the blogging I do on the side. I [...]

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