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  1. Classical Music Discussion
    My favorite piano works are Beethoven and Mozarts sonatas I really enjoy his piano sonatas. I know Bach keyboard works and sometimes I listen Chopin , specially Waltzs . I like to listen piano music in the morning at breakfast , I'm looking for something happy like Mozart's humor and funny...
  2. Classical Music Discussion
    Hello all, I'm putting together a programme of Mozart's German music for a radio programme and I was wondering what you all feel is Mozart's most 'German' music? There's the operas Die Zauberflote, Zaide, Der Schauspieldirektor and Die Entfuhrung aus dem Serail. I'm also going to be playing...
  3. Classical Music Discussion
    I'm looking for a good recording of Mozart's last 3 symphonies. Most is important is the quality of the performance, but quality of the recording is also important. Ideally downloadable from iTunes Store. Any recommendations?
  4. Religious Music
    In a critique of Mozart's Requiem, Berlioz praised certain movements (e.g. Rex Tremendae and Lacrimosa), but dismissed others as inadequate. I was very surprised that he considered the Dies Irae unsatisfactory, as that has always been my favorite portion of the Requiem. Berlioz thought that it...
  5. Classical Music Discussion
    I think it's about time I get into Mozart. What are some of the best recordings of his piano concertos?
  6. Solo & Chamber Music
    Charles Rosen wrote that "by general consent, Mozart's greatest achievement in chamber music is the group of string quintets with two violas." I've listened to all 6 of them recently, and I must say, I was disappointed a bit, I expected more. What you like (or dislike) about Mozart's string...
  7. Orchestral Music
    Mozart's 40th and 41st symphonies. I love both of them, mostly because they were the first two pieces of classical music that I was consciously exposed to. Yet I can't seem to figure out which one I like the most. It used to be 40 but recently I've had more of a liking for 41. I don't know, what...
  8. Recorded Music and Publications
    Okay my daughter and I are listening to Mozart's Magic Flute. Recommend me what you think is the best recording of it. Opinions are welcome :)
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