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 Glenn Miller and Spurious Mozart (Violin & Wind Concertos, Box 5)

January 30th, 2010 · No Comments · Beatles, Box 5: Violin & Wind Concertos, Concertone for 2 Violins & Orchestra in C, Divertimento in E flat, Doubtful Authenticity, Fear of Trumpets, Gerard Poulet, Glenn Miller, Henryk Szeryng, Hermann Abert, K190/186E, K271a/271i (doubtful origin), Magical Mystery Tour, Mozart at 17, Mozart Forum, Music Web International, New Philharmonia Orchestra, Norman Jones, Richard Morgan, Salzburg (May 31 1773), Sir Alexander Gibson, Violin Concerto in D (doubtful origin), W. A. Mozart (book)

As my wife and I drove to breakfast this morning, we listened to the CD Glenn Miller Greatest Hits. The songs are amazing, deservedly iconic. Greatest hits, indeed! “In the Mood” gives way to “Moonlight Serenade” which changes to “Tuxedo Junction” which eases into “Chattanooga Choo-Choo” and, well, the list goes on. The thought occurred [...]

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Of Lingering Colds and Divertimenti in Three Keys (Divertimenti for Strings & Winds, Box 3)

January 13th, 2010 · No Comments · Box 3: Divertimenti for Strings & Wind, Divertimento in B flat, Divertimento in E flat, Divertimento in F, Holliger Wind Ensemble, K213, K240, K252, K253, K270, Mozart at 19, Mozart at 20, Mozart at 21, Salzburg (August 1776), Salzburg (January 1776), Salzburg (January 1777), Salzburg (July 1775)

I’d rather have the flu than a cold. The flu causes me to feel badly, perhaps even occasionally throw up, for about a day. But a cold lays me low for a week to 10 days. I haven’t had the flu in years. In fact, I don’t remember the last time. But I do remember [...]

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Of Pedestals and Oboists (Divertimenti for Strings & Winds, Box 3)

January 12th, 2010 · No Comments · Adagio in B flat, Adagio in C, Adagio in F, Amelie, Amy Adams, Audrey Tautou, Box 3: Divertimenti for Strings & Wind, Divertimento in B flat, Divertimento in E flat, Edo de Waart, Holliger Wind Ensemble, K166, K186, K289, K410, K411, K580a/KA94, Mozart at 17, Mozart at 21, Mozart at 26, Mozart at 27, Mozart at 32, Netherlands Wind Ensemble, Salzburg (1777), Salzburg (March 1773), Salzburg (March 24 1773), Vienna (1782), Vienna (1782-3), Vienna (1788)

It’s official. The adorable, exceptionally talented Audrey Tautou, who stars in Amélie, the 2001 Academy Award-nominated French film I’ve watched two nights in a row, has knocked Amy Adams off The Pedestal. Audrey is now my favorite actress. But don’t be sad, Amy. You’re still a very close second. By the way, the soundtrack to [...]

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