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 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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Of Falling Snow and Serenata Notturnas (Serenades and Dances, Box 2)

December 26th, 2009 · No Comments · Academy of St Martin-in-the-Fields, Box 2: Serenades Dances Marches, K203/189b, K237/189c, K239, March in D, Michigan (USA), Mozart at 18, Mozart at 20, Patrick Kavanaugh, Salzburg (August 1774), Salzburg (January 1776), Serenata notturna, Sir Neville Marriner, Spiritual Lives of the Great Composers

So, now is snows! It’s a good thing the Christmas season lasts until New Years. Bing Crosby would have been able to croon his tune today for sure. While I sat inside, working, I watched the snow fall steadily all day. It’s pretty out there, warm in here, and a picture-perfect late-December day in Michigan. [...]

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Of English Muffin Toast and Gaze Time (Symphonies, Box 1)

December 12th, 2009 · No Comments · Academy of St Martin-in-the-Fields, Blueberry Cream-Cheese Doughnuts, Box 1: Symphonies, deest, deest (definition), K deest, K45a, K45b, K48, K61g, K73, K74, Leopold Mozart, Michigan (USA), Milan (1770), Minuet in A, Mozart at 10, Mozart at 12, Mozart at 14, Salzburg (Early 1770), Salzburg or Italy (1769-70), Sir Neville Marriner, Symphony in G, Symphony No. 10, Symphony No. 55, Symphony No. 7a, Symphony No. 8, Symphony No. 9, The Compactothèque, The Hague (1766), Vienna (Dec. 13 1768), Vienna (Early 1768)

This morning, Elisabeth and I broke tradition and had breakfast at Red Hot Inn. Every Saturday morning, we drive to Starbucks to buy a venti Americano with room (to which we add a splash of half and half) and then to a local grocery store to buy doughnuts (blueberry cream cheese and an apple fritter). [...]

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