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 Starship Captains and Plucked Strings (Divertimenti for Strings & Winds, Box 3)

January 9th, 2010 · No Comments · Academy of St Martin-in-the-Fields Chamber Ensemble, Box 3: Divertimenti for Strings & Wind, Captain Kirk, Captain Picard, K334, K445, March in D, Mozart at 24, Pizzicato (definition), Salzburg (Summer 1780), Sir Neville Marriner, Spock, Will Riker

I tried really hard to get into Star Trek: The Next Generation. But I was raised on Captain Kirk, not Captain Picard. To me, Kirk is the quintessential starship captain, a real man’s man. A kind of Hemingway-like adventurer as much a womanizer as he is a brawler. And give me Spock over Will Riker [...]

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