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 Year’s End and Tea Parties (Serenades and Dances, Box 2)

December 31st, 2009 · No Comments · Boston Tea Party, Box 2: Serenades Dances Marches, K164/130a, K176, K315g/315a, K61h, Minuets, Mozart at 15, Mozart at 16, Mozart at 17, Salzburg (1771-72), Salzburg (December 1773), Salzburg (June 1772), Salzburg (late 1773), Wiener Mozart Ensemble, Willi Boskovsky

Some time during the cold, dark days of December, 1773, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart composed 16 Minuets (K176), the very ones to which I listen at 7:15 on this cold, dark December morning nearly two and a half centuries later. After eating my Asiago bagel (sliced and toasted) with cream cheese, and cupping my chilly hands [...]

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