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 'Salzburg (February 1776)'

Of Bad Movies and Good Music (Piano Concertos, Box 4)

January 19th, 2010 · No Comments · Academy of St Martin-in-the-Fields, Alfred Brendel, Box 4: Piano Concertos, Concert for 3 Pianos and Orchestra No. 7 in F, Golden Globe Awards, Hangover, Hollywood Foreign Press Association, Imogen Cooper, Mozart at 20, Mozart at 26, Mozart at 27, Piano Concerto No. 11 in F, Piano Concerto No. 8 in C, Salzburg (February 1776), Salzburg (March 1776), Sir Neville Marriner, Vienna (Winter 1782-83)

I can’t discern the appeal of The Hangover – winner of the Golden Globe for Best Picture of 2009 – or why the Hollywood Foreign Press Association picked it over such gems as (500) Days of Summer and Julie & Julia. But I can tell you this much: You’ll never get back those 100 (108 [...]

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Of Squires and Phobias (Piano Concertos, Box 4)

January 17th, 2010 · No Comments · Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra, Berliner Philharmoniker, Box 4: Piano Concertos, Concerto No. 7 in F, Countess Maria Antonia Lodron, Fear of Trumpets, Harpsichord, Harpsichord Concerto in D, Harpsichord Concerto in E flat, Harpsichord Concerto in G, K107 No. 1, K107 No. 2, K107 No. 3, K242 "Lodron", Katia and Marielle Labèque, King Crimson, London (1772), Maynard Solomon, Mellotron, Mozart at 16, Mozart at 20, Mozart: A Life, Salzburg (February 1776), Semyon Bychlov, Squire of Gothos, Star Trek, Ton Koopman

Ahh, the Harpsichord. I can’t think of another keyboard instrument more immediately recognizable, save for the Mellotron. For the record, here are the Wikipedia entries for both keyboard instruments. Harpsichord: A harpsichord is a musical instrument played by means of a keyboard. It produces sound by plucking a string when a key is pressed. In [...]

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