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 'Sinfonia Concertante in E flat'

Of Happy Oboes and Clever Reconstructionists (Violin & Wind Concertos, Box 5)

February 4th, 2010 · No Comments · Academy of St Martin-in-the-Fields, Aurèle Nicolet, Heinz Holliger, Hermann Baumann, K(314)/K271k, KApp. 9/K297B, Klaus Thunemann, Mozart at 21, Mozart at 22, Paris (Spring 1778), Reconstructed From Concerto K314/K285d, Salzburg (1777), Sinfonia Concertante in E flat, Sir Neville Marriner

More oboe, bassoon, and flute. Terrific music. Oboe is another instrument I enjoy a lot. Whereas French horns, to me, often sound melancholy, oboes sound happy. So do flutes. Also making an appearance today is another “reconstruction” of Mozart’s work. In this case, it’s Sinfonia Concertante in E flat, KApp 9/297B, reconstructed by American pianist [...]

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Of Delightful Sundays and Dangerous Sinfonias (Violin & Wind Concertos, Box 5)

January 31st, 2010 · No Comments · Academy of St Martin-in-the-Fields, Box 5: Violin & Wind Concertos, Howard Shelley, Iona Brown, K363/320d, KApp. 104/320e, KApp. 56/K315f, Maynard Solomon, Mozart: A Life, Nobuko Imai, Philip WIlby, Piano & Orchestra in D, Sinfonia (definition), Sinfonia Concertante (definition), Sinfonia Concertante in A, Sinfonia Concertante in E flat, Stephen Orton

Today’s selections are terrific. I especially like Concerto for Violin, Piano and Orchestra in D, K.App.56, Movement 1 – Allegro. I love hearing all of those instruments (violin, piano, and horns) in one piece, given nearly equal space and weight. The exchanges between the violin and the piano are breathtaking. The music on today’s CD [...]

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