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 Tasty Sandwiches and Twinkling Stars (Piano Music, Box 9)

March 12th, 2010 · No Comments · 12 Variations in C, 12 Variations in E flat, A.E. Grétry, A.L. Baudron, Ah vous dirai-je Maman, Antoine-Laurent Baudron, Box 9: Piano Music, Eight Variations in F, Giovanni Paisiello, Ingrid Haebler, K265, K352, K353, K354, K398, Mozart at 22, Mozart at 25, Mozart at 26, Panera Bread, Paris (1778), Six Variations in F, Twinkle Twinkle Little Star, Vienna (1781-2), Vienna (June 1781), Vienna (March 1782)

Imagine my surprise when the first song I listened to this morning was “Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star.” And a whole lotta twinkling at that. Because it wasn’t just the one version of the world-famous nursery rhyme. It was 12. I didn’t know the tune had been around since Mozart’s time. So I let my fingers [...]

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Of Flutes and More Flutes (Quintets, Quartets, Trios, Box 6)

February 7th, 2010 · No Comments · Academy of St Martin-in-the-Fields Chamber Ensemble, Arthur Grumiaux, Box 6: Quintets Quartets Trios, Eva Czako, Flute Quartet in A, Flute Quartet in C, Flute Quartet in D, Flute Quartet in G, Georges Janzer, Grumiaux Trio, Irish Tin Whistle, Jethro Tull, K285, K298, KApp. 171, Mannheim (1777-8), Mannheim (December 25 1777), Mozart at 21, Mozart at 22, Mozart at 25, Mozart at 26, Mozart at 30, Mozart at 31, Piers Adams, Recorder, Red Priest, Vienna (1781-2), Vienna (1786-7), William Bennett

I really love the flute. Maybe that’s one of the reasons why I liked the 1970s progressive-rock band Jethro Tull so much. Or why I recently bought an Irish tin whistle intending to learn how to play. Or why I flipped out when I saw the British baroque group Red Priest play a gig in [...]

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