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 Winters of Discontent and Quintets of Spring (String Quartets, String Quintets, Box 7)

February 22nd, 2010 · No Comments · Arpad Gerecz, Arthur Grumiaux, Box 7: String Quartets String Quintets, Eva Czako, Georges Janzer, K174, K406, Max Lesueur, String Quartet No 1 in B flat, String Quintet No 4 in C minor

Today’s music is of the quintet kind, rather than the quartet kind. So it’s back to Arthur Grumiaux (violin) and his Ensemble consisting of Arpad Gerecz (violin), Georges Janzer (viola), Max Lesueur (viola), and Eva Czako (cello). Of the late Mr. Grumiaux, Wikipedia says this: Arthur Grumiaux (March 21, 1921–October 16, 1986) was a Belgian […]

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Of Morning Coffee and Music Fragments (Quintets, Quartets, Trios, Box 6)

February 8th, 2010 · No Comments · Academy of St Martin-in-the-Fields Chamber Ensemble, Allegro in B flat, Allegro in F, Allegro in G, Allegro Moderato in A minor, Box 6: Quintets Quartets Trios, Chamber Music Fragments, Erik Smith, K168a, K174, K288, KApp. 68, KApp. 72, KApp. 79, KApp. 80, KApp. 90, KApp. 91, Minuet in B flat, Minuet in F, Movement in A, String Quintet in B flat

Today’s CD is called Chamber Music Fragments and there are 11 tracks on it that span some 18 years of Mozart’s life. Listening to the music is like overhearing snatches of conversation in a busy restaurant. They’re unfinished thoughts, tantalizing, interesting, But ultimately unsatisfying because they’re not complete. Just when I get intrigued by a […]

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