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 'International Music Score Library Project'

Of Soggy Days and Sonatas Disparate (Piano Music, Box 9)

March 10th, 2010 · No Comments · Box 9: Piano Music, für Anfänger - for beginners, International Music Score Library Project, K494, K533, K545, K570, K576, Mitsuko Uchida, Mozart at 31, Mozart at 32, Mozart at 33, Piano Sonata No 15, Piano Sonata No 16, Piano Sonata No 17, Piano Sonata No 18, Sonata facile, Vienna (February 1789), Vienna (January 3 1788), Vienna (July 1789), Vienna (June 26 1788)

It’s 43 degrees (F.) and rainy at the moment. I don’t mind either one. For this time of year, in Michigan, I’ll take temperatures above freezing and rain instead of snow, any day of the week. Besides, we need to wash away the Winter’s grime. Bring on the rain! The sun just broke through the [...]

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Of Familiar and Fantasia (Piano Music, Box 9)

March 9th, 2010 · 4 Comments · Box 9: Piano Music, Fantasia (definition), Fantasia in C minor, International Music Score Library Project, John Cage, K332, K333, K457, K475, Linz (1783), Mitsuko Uchida, Mozart at 27, Mozart at 28, Mozart at 29, Piano Sonata No 12, Piano Sonata No 13, Piano Sonata No 14, Progressive Rock, Salzburg (1783), Vienna (May 20 1785), Vienna (October 14 1784)

Today’s CD is chock-full of nuance, variations – both subtle and overt – in tempo, mood, and style. The music is perfect for casual listening, as well as active study. Plus, it contains a “fantasia,” which is always interesting – sort of like listening to a piano work by John Cage. One never knows what [...]

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Of Tax Days and Hoffmeisters (String Quartets, String Quintets, Box 7)

February 20th, 2010 · No Comments · Box 7: String Quartets String Quintets, Hoffmeister (Franz Anton), International Music Score Library Project, K499, K575 "Prussian No 1", King of Prussia, Lerner-Loewe, Mozart at 30, Mozart at 33, Mozart's Letters Mozart's Life, My Fair Lady, Quartetto Italiano, Robert Spaethling, String Quartet No 20 in D "Hoffmeister", String Quartet No 21 in D, Vienna (June 1789), Vienna (Mid 1786)

Here in the States we have a yearly tradition known as Tax Day, April 15th. American citizens are required to file their income tax forms and pay their taxes by that date so our government can very quickly spend our money – and then some! – for various and sundry questionable projects. Granted, it’s not [...]

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