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 Monday Morning and Monster Men (Arias, Vocal Ensembles, Canons, Box 12)

April 12th, 2010 · No Comments · Box 12: Arias Vocal Ensembles Canons Lieder Notturni, Claes-Håkon Ahnsjö, Edita Gruberova, Edith Mathis, Francisco Araiza, Hanna Schwarz, K209, K210, K217, K255, K256, K272, K294, K295, K74b, K82, K83, Leopold Hager, Lillian Sukis, Lucia Popp, Mannheim (February 24 1778), Mannheim (February 27 1778), Milan (1770), Mozarteum-Orchester Salzburg, Rome (April 25 1770), Rome (April-May 1770), Salzburg (August 1777), Salzburg (May 1775), Salzburg (May 19 1775), Salzburg (October 26 1775), Salzburg (September 1776)

Tenors to the rescue! The first few tracks of this CD were painful to my ears. They were everything that frosts my cookies, all in one circular silver package: mediocre music and sopranos with warbly, screechy voices. (And not because they lack talent, either. It’s because of how Mozart wrote the music.) Vocal histrionics from [...]

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Of Finally Sunny Sundays and Farely Stimulating Singing (Arias, Vocal Ensembles, Canons, Box 12)

April 11th, 2010 · No Comments · 1766, Box 12: Arias Vocal Ensembles Canons Lieder Notturni, deest, deest (definition), Edita Gruberova, Edith Mathis, Hanna Schwarz, K21, K23, K36, K70, K77, K78, K79, K88, Kdeest, Leopold Hager, London (1765), Lucia Popp, Milan (1770), Milan (March 1770), Mozart at 10, Mozart at 14, Mozart at 9, Mozarteum-Orchester Salzburg, Salzburg (December 1766), The Hague (December 1765), Thomas Moser

We’ve had rain and chilly temperatures for nearly a week. Today is the first sunny day we’ve had in quite a while. It feels good to sit in the sun, typing this. I don’t even mind the glare or the fact that I’m getting a little too warm. I like it. I also like the [...]

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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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