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 'Vienna (March 23 (1784)'

Of Flat Concertos and Flatulence (Piano Concertos, Box 4)

January 22nd, 2010 · No Comments · Academy of St Martin-in-the-Fields, Alfred Brendel, Farting, K449, K450, K451, Mozart at 28, Piano Concerto No. 14 in E flat, Piano Concerto No. 15 in B flat, Piano Concerto No. 16 in D, Sir Neville Marriner, Vienna (February 9 1784), Vienna (March 15 1784), Vienna (March 23 (1784)

Quite honestly, I don’t have much to say about today’s compositions. Not one of the three Piano Concertos jumped out at me. The Allegros were not Allegro enough. The Andantes were too Andante. The closest I came to getting excited was when I listened to Piano Concerto No. 16 in D (K451), 3. Rondeau (Allegro [...]

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Of Sunny Days and Wedding Celebrations (Divertimenti for Strings & Winds, Box 3)

January 10th, 2010 · No Comments · Academy of St Martin-in-the-Fields Chamber Ensemble, Box 3: Divertimenti for Strings & Wind, Divertimento in C, Gran Partita, Hochzeitsfestin, K188, K361, Michael Laird, Michigan (USA), Mozart at 17, Mozart at 28, Mozart's Wedding Celebration Serenade, Posthorn, Salzburg (mid 1773), Serenade in B Flat, Sir Neville Marriner, Vienna (March 23 (1784)

The sun came out today. I mention that because it’s a rare day when Michigan gets sun in January. Sadly, it’s a rare day when Michigan gets sun any day of any month. But in January El Sol is particularly welcome. And noteworthy. So I noted it. I should also note that the temperature is [...]

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