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Mozart – Violin Concerto No. 3 in G, K. 216


Mozart – Violin Concerto No. 3 in G, K. 216 

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Così fan tutte, K.588, Overture


Così fan tutte, K.588, Overture

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Magic Flute ~ Papageno’s Aria


Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Magic Flute ~ Papageno’s Aria

Historic Musical Bits: Kempff plays Schubert Piano Sonata in A Major D664, great compositions/performances


Kempff plays Schubert Piano Sonata in A Major D664

Mozart – Flute Quartet No. 1 in D, K. 285 , great compositions/performances


Mozart – Flute Quartet No. 1 in D, K. 285

Historic Musical bits, 12 Variations in G Major on “See, the Conquering Hero Comes” from Handel’s Judas Maccabeus for Cello and Piano, WoO 45, Serkin/Casals, great compositions/performances


12 Variations in G Major on “See, the Conquering Hero Comes” from Handel’s Judas Maccabeus for Cello and Piano, WoO 45

Tchaikovsky – Suite No. 4 in G major “Mozartiana”, Op. 61 (FULL)


Tchaikovsky – Suite No. 4 in G major “Mozartiana“, Op. 61 (FULL)

Published on Apr 29, 2014

The Orchestral Suite No. 4, Op. 61, more commonly known as Mozartiana, is an orchestral suite by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, written in 1887 as a tribute to Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart on the 100th anniversary of that composer’s opera Don Giovanni. Because this suite consists of four orchestrations of piano pieces by (or in one case, based on) Mozart, Tchaikovsky did not number this suite with his previous three suites for orchestra. Instead, he considered it a separate work entitled Mozartiana. Nevertheless, it is usually counted as No. 4 of his orchestral suites.

Tchaikovsky conducted the premiere himself, in Moscow in November 1887. It was the only one of his suites he conducted, and only the second at whose premiere he was present.

Pyotr Iliyich Tchaikovsky (May 7, 1840 — November 6, 1893) was a Russian composer of the Romantic era. His wide-ranging output includes symphonies, operas, ballets, instrumental, chamber music and songs. He wrote some of the most popular concert and theatrical music in the classical repertoire, including the ballets Swan Lake, The Sleeping Beauty and The Nutcracker, the 1812 Overture, his First Piano Concerto, his last three numbered symphonies, and the opera Eugene Onegin.

Born into a middle-class family, Tchaikovsky was educated for a career as a civil servant, despite his obvious musical precocity. He pursued a musical career against the wishes of his family, entering the Saint Petersburg Conservatory in 1862 and graduating in 1865. This formal, Western-oriented training set him apart from the contemporary nationalistic movement embodied by the influential group of young Russian composers known as The Five, with whom Tchaikovsky’s professional relationship was mixed.
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Schubert – Overture in E minor, D. 648 , Prague Sinfonia, conducted by Christian Benda


Schubert – Overture in E minor, D. 648

W. A. Mozart – Missa Solemnis C major KV 337 ,great compositions/performances


W. A. MozartMissa Solemnis in 

C major,  KV 337

Tzvi Erez plays Mozart Rondo Alla Turca from Sonata No. 11 in A, K. 331, great compositions/performances


Tzvi Erez plays Mozart Rondo Alla Turca from Sonata No. 11 in A, K. 331

Mozart: The Marriage Of Figaro, K 492 – 1. Overture great compositions


Mozart: The Marriage Of Figaro, K 492 – 1. Overture

Lucia Popp – Ruhe Sanft, Mein Holdes Leben (Mozart, Zaide)


Lucia Popp – Ruhe Sanft, Mein Holdes Leben (Mozart, Zaide)

Schubert Piano Sonata No 5 in A flat, D 557 Andras Schiff , great compositions/performances


Schubert Piano Sonata No 5 in A flat, D 557 Andras Schiff

Happy Birthday Mozart Week: Piano Concerto No.8 ‘Lützow’ in C major, (KV 246) , great compositions


Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Piano Concerto No.8 ‘Lützow’ in C major, (KV 246)

Gotta listen! Chopin Valse Op 64. No 2. Waltz in c sharp minor #7 Valentina Lisitsa, WOW!


Chopin Valse Op 64. No 2. Waltz in c sharp minor #7 Valentina Lisitsa

Happy Birthday Mozart: Eine kleine Nachtmusik KV 525 Karl Bohm, Wiener Philharmoniker , great compositions/performances


Mozart, Eine kleine Nachtmusik KV 525 Karl Bohm, Wiener Philharmoniker

 

Johann Sebastian Bach – Aria: Bist Du bei mir (“be, thou, with me) BWV 508 , great compositions/performances


Johann Sebastian Bach – Aria: Bist Du bei mir “be, thou, with me”, BWV 508

Happy Birthday Mozart – Week: Mozart – Piano Sonatas – Classical Music (COMPLETE)


Mozart – Piano Sonatas – Classical Music (COMPLETE)

Happy Birthday Mozart: Requiem Mass in D minor (K. 626), Heerbert von Karajan, Wiener Philharmoniker, Wiener Singverein, great compositions/performances


mozart requiem karajan

Happy Birthday Mozart: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart /// Piano concertos ( ★★ 2 Hours ★★ Non Stop Classical Music


Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart /// Piano concertos ( ★★ 2 Hours ★★ Non Stop Classical Music )

Happy Birthday Mozart: Mozart piano sonata # 9 K.311 – DANIEL BARENBOIM , great compositions/perfoemances


DANIEL BARENBOIM ~ Mozart piano sonata # 9 ; K.311 1989

today’s holiday: Mozart Week (Mozartwoche) (2015)


Mozart Week (Mozartwoche) (2015)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was born on January 27, 1756. Every January since 1956, his birthday has been celebrated by the people of Salzburg, Austria, where he was born, with a music festival devoted entirely to his works. The festival also prides itself on presenting many of his lesser known works, which are seldom performed elsewhere. Concerts are given in a number of sites associated with Mozart’s life, including the Mozarteum Building, St. Peter’s Church, the Salzburg Cathedral, and even Mozart’s home. More… Discuss

today’s birthday: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756)


Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756)

Mozart is considered one of the greatest composers of European classical music, having written an astonishing number of works in almost every musical genre during his short life. A child prodigy, he began composing music by the age of five and was touring and performing before royalty within a year. He later settled in Vienna, where he reached the height of his success. At the age of 35, he succumbed to an unknown illness that remains a source of speculation. What are some of the theories? More… Discuss

picture of the day: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart



Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, regarded by many as the greatest musical genius of all time, was born in Salzburg, Austria, on January 27, 1756, the son of violinist and composer Leopold Mozart. The young Mozart began composing minuets at age 5 and, with his older sister Marianne, gave concerts in Munich and Vienna from age 6. At 13, Mozart became director of concerts for the archbishop of Salzburg and in 1782 he married Constanze Weber against her father’s wishes. Although Mozart gave piano concerts throughout Europe and composed more than 600 works, including 40 symphonies, he and his wife were plagued by debt. When Mozart died in 1791, probably of heart disease, he was buried in an unmarked pauper’s grave. It was not until his works were published, in many cases near the end of the 19th century, that Mozart’s genius became widely recognized.

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Mozart Piano Concerto No.21 in C major, ‘Elvira Madigan’ K.467 by Keith Jarrett , great compositions/performances


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Mozart – Symphony No. 35 in D, K. 385 (Haffner) , great compositions/performances


Mozart – Symphony No. 35 in D, K. 385 (Haffner)

Uploaded on Feb 23, 2012

Symphony No. 35 in D major, K. 385, was composed by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart in 1782 and is also called the Haffner Symphony. It was commissioned by the Haffners, a prominent Salzburg family, for the occasion of Sigmund Haffner’s ennoblement. The Haffner Symphony should not be confused with the eight-movement Haffner Serenade, another piece Mozart wrote on commission from the same family in 1776. The symphony is scored for 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets in A, 2 bassoons, 2 horns in D and G, 2 trumpets in D, timpani, and strings. Mozart’s choice of key for the Haffner Symphony is an aspect that catches one’s attention. According to Cuyler, “the key of D major, which was so felicitous for the winds, served Mozart more often than any other key, even C, for his symphonies,” including the Paris (No. 31) and Prague (No. 38) symphonies. The key is also indicative of the work’s serenade origins as all of Mozart’s orchestral serenades are scored in D major. Hence, it is not surprising that the Haffner Symphony was written in the key of D major. The symphony is in four movements:
1. Allegro con spirito, 4/4
2. Andante, 2/4
3. Menuetto, 3/4
4. Presto, 2/2.
The Haffner Symphony usually runs somewhere around 20 minutes in length. A recording by George Szell with the Cleveland Orchestra (Sony SBK 46333) runs 19.11; one by Iona Brown with the Academy of St. Martin in the Fields (Haenssler CD 94.003) is 21.09; and one by Sir Neville Marriner also with the same ensemble (Philips 420 486-2) runs 21.34.
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Mozart: Haffner Serenade KV 250 / Slide show: Glamour Girls and other beauties, great compositions/performances


Mozart: Haffner Serenade KV 250 / Slide show: Glamour Girls and other beauties

Franz Schubert – Rondo A-Dur, D.438 (1816): Arcos Orchcestra, great compositions/performances


Franz Schubert – Rondo A-Dur, D.438 (1816)

J. S. Bach-Swingle Singers – Transcription of 1st Movement from Brandenburg Concerto n. 3 BWV 1048, great compositions/performances


J. S. Bach-Swingle Singers – Transcription of 1st Movement from Brandenburg Concerto n. 3 BWV 1048

This Day in History: Frankenstein Is Published (1818)


This Day in History

Frankenstein Is Published (1818)

Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley‘s Frankenstein, or, the Modern Prometheus is a gothic novel that spawned a new genre of horror stories. It tells the story of Frankenstein, a scientist who discovers how to bring inanimate matter to life and, in the process, creates a man-monster. When Frankenstein fails to provide a mate to satisfy the creature’s human emotions, it seeks revenge. Mary Shelley came up with the idea for the novel while vacationing at the home of what famous poet? More… Discuss

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart – Marche in C major KV 408/1 (383e)


Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart – Marche in C major KV 408/1 (383e)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart – 11. Alleluja, KV 553 make music part of your life series


Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart – 11. Alleluja, KV 553

Chopin – Variations on “Là ci darem la mano” from Mozart’s Don Giovanni: great compositions/performances


12 Variations – L.V.Beethoven – ‘Le nozze di Figaro: se vuol ballare’ W.A. Mozart (Violin & Piano): great compositions/performances


12 Variations – L.V.Beethoven – ‘Le nozze di FigaroW.A. Mozart (Violin & Piano)

Mozart – The Marriage of Figaro Overture (K.492) – Wiener Symphoniker – Fabio Luisi, : great compositions/performances


Mozart – The Marriage of Figaro Overture (K.492) – Wiener Symphoniker – Fabio Luisi (HD)

Tuesday Matinee at the Opera: Mozart / Don Giovanni, K. 527 (Harnoncourt),: great compositions/performances



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Mozart / Don Giovanni, K. 527 (Harnoncourt)

Mozart / Divertimento in F major, K. 138, : Great compositions/performances


Mozart / Divertimento in F major, K. 138

Sviatoslav Richter – Strauss – Burleske in D minor (1961),: great compositions/performances


Sviatoslav Richter – Strauss – Burleske in D minor

Sviatoslav Richter plays Rachmaninoff Concerto No.1, Op. 1: great compositions/performances


Sviatoslav Richter plays Rachmaninov Concerto No.1, Op.1

Mozart – Piano Concerto No. 16 in D Major, K. 451 (Vladimir Ashkenazy),: great compositions/performances


Mozart – Piano Concerto No. 16 in D Major, K. 451 (Vladimir Ashkenazy)

Mozart: Piano concerto n. No. 21 in C major, K.467 Pollini-Muti: great compositions/performances


Mozart: Piano concerto n. No. 21 in C major, K.467 Pollini-Muti

Edward Elgar – “Falstaff”- Symphonic study in C minor op. 68 – III Allegro Molto: make music part of your life series


Edward Elgar – “Falstaff“- Symphonic study in C minor op. 68 – III Allegro Molto

W. A. Mozart – KV 385 – 1782 Version – Symphony No. 35 in D major “Haffner”: make music part of your life series


W. A. Mozart – KV 385 – 1782 Version – Symphony No. 35 in D major “Haffner”

Mozart – Symphony No. 39 in E flat, K. 543: make music part of your life series


Mozart – Symphony No. 39 in E flat, K. 543

Mozart: Violin Sonata in G, K. 379 (Schneider & Kirkpatrick, 1945): great compositions/performances


Mozart: Violin Sonata in G, K. 379 (Schneider & Kirkpatrick, 1945)

Mitsuko Uchida – W.A. Mozart Piano Concerto No.9 in E flat Major K. 271 “Jeunehomme”: great compositions/performances


Mitsuko Uchida – W.A. Mozart Piano Concerto No.9 in E flat Major K. 271 “Jeunehomme”

Hahn – Mozart – Violin Concerto No. 4 in D, K 218: great compositions/performances


Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart – Piano Concerto No. 21 in C major, KV 467 “Elvira Madigan”: great compositions/performances


Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart – Piano Concerto No. 21 in C major, KV 467 “Elvira Madigan

Mozart Symphony No 25 G minor K 183 Karl Böhm Wiener Philamoniker|great compositions/performances


Mozart Symphony No 25 G minor K 183 Karl Böhm Wiener Philamoniker

Mozart – La Clemenza di Tito, K.621, Overture|The London Philharmonic conducted by Andrew Davis|great composions/performances


La Clemenza di Tito, K.621, Overture