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 'The Compactothèque'

Of Happy Violins and Loony Tunes (Symphonies, Box 1)

December 14th, 2009 · No Comments · Academy of St Martin-in-the-Fields, Box 1: Symphonies, K110, K112, K114, K124, K97, Milan (November 2 1771), Mozart at 14, Mozart at 15, Mozart at 16, Rome 1770, Salzburg (Dec. 30 1771), Salzburg (Feb. 21 1772), Salzburg (July 1771), Sir Neville Marriner, The Compactothèque

I started a new category for my posts. You’ll find it in the Table of Contents section on the left-hand side of each page. The category is called “Mozart at…” and it’ll be a running account of how old Mozart was (approximately) when he composed his music. For example, if you click on “Mozart at [...]

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Of Gingerbread Men and Johnny Mathis (Symphonies, Box 1)

December 13th, 2009 · No Comments · Academy of St Martin-in-the-Fields, Box 1: Symphonies, K75, K76, K81, K84, K95, K96, Milan (October - November 1771), Milan or Bologna (July 1770), Mozart at 11, Mozart at 14, Mozart at 15, Rome (March 1770), Salzburg (Early 1771), Sir Neville Marriner, Symphony No. 11, Symphony No. 42, Symphony No. 43, Symphony No. 44, Symphony No. 45, Symphony No. 46, The Compactothèque, Vienna (Autumn 1767)

Another day of writing copy for a client. Only this time, as I sit in my office behind closed door, I’m treated to the smell of baking gingerbread cookies and the sound, however faint, of Johnny Mathis’ unique voice proclaiming the joy of the Christmas season. Classical music is perfect for any holiday season. But [...]

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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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Feeling Kind of E Flat (Symphonies, Box 1)

December 11th, 2009 · No Comments · Academy of St Martin-in-the-Fields, Box 1: Symphonies, K16, K19, K22, K43, K45, KApp. 223/19a, London (1764-5), Mozart at 11, Mozart at 12, Mozart at 9, Sir Neville Marriner, Symphony in F, Symphony No. 1, Symphony No. 4, Symphony No. 5, Symphony No. 6, Symphony No. 7, The Compactothèque, The Hague (Dec. 1765), Vienna (1767), Vienna (Jan. 16 1768)

It’s 7:30 Friday morning, December 11, 2009. I’m in a restaurant called Panera Bread, sitting in a booth with an outlet in the wall under the table, which makes my MacBook Pro very happy. It can feed while I do. To my right, four guys sit at a table discussing biblical issues. It must be [...]

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