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 'Vienna (June 1783)'

Of Plants and Linds (Arias, Vocal Ensembles, Canons, Box 12)

April 15th, 2010 · No Comments · 1783, Academy of St Martin-in-the-Fields, Box 12: Arias Vocal Ensembles Canons Lieder Notturni, Christiane Eda-Pierre, Dresdner Philharmonie, Eva Lind, Hans Peter Blochwitz, Jörg-Peter Weigle, Julie Kaufmann, K119, K178, K293e, K294, K295, K433, K435, K440, K580, K83, Mannheim (February 12 1778), Mannheim (February 24 1778), Mannheim (February 27 1778), Münchner Rundfunkorchester, Mozart at 14, Mozart at 22, Mozart at 26, Mozart at 27, Mozart at 29, Mozart at 30, Mozart at 33, Robert Lloyd, Robert Plant, Rome (April-May 1770), Sir Colin Davis, Stuart Burrows, Vienna (1782), Vienna (early 1782), Vienna (Early 1785-6), Vienna (June 1783), Vienna (September 17 1789)

I wish I could like this music. I know soprano Julie Kaufmann is considered one of the world’s finest. But her singing leaves me cold. There’s something about her timbre that doesn’t sooth me. She has the power I respect. She has the range I like. But her singing just doesn’t do it for me. [...]

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Of Mozart and Haydn (String Quartets, String Quintets, Box 7)

February 17th, 2010 · No Comments · Box 7: String Quartets String Quintets, Brilliant Classics, Haydn (Franz Joseph), Haydn at 50, Haydn at 51, Haydn Edition, Haydn Quartets, K387, K421, Mozart and Haydn, Mozart at 26, Mozart at 27, Mozart's Dedication to Haydn, Quartetto Italiano, String Quartet No 14 in G (Haydn 1), String Quartet No 15 in D minor (Haydn 2), Vienna (December 31 1782), Vienna (June 1783)

I’m not sure I’m worthy to hear this morning’s music. String Quartet No. 14 in G, K387, and String Quartet No. 15 in D minor, K421, are the first of six quartets Mozart wrote for his friend Joseph Haydn. The first is referred to as “Haydn No. 1.” The second is referred to as “Haydn [...]

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