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 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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