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Mozart Complete Wind Music by Bläserphilharmonie Mozarteum Salzburg - Boxset (5 CD´s) - shop now at Deutsche Grammophon store

Bläserphilharmonie Mozarteum Salzburg Mozart Complete Wind Music

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"It seemed to me that I was hearing the voice of God ..." — this expression by Salieri in the movie "Amadeus" about the "Gran Partita" describes quite well the shivers that Mozart's wind music is able to evoke. In addition to the familiar pieces, this collection of the complete chamber music works for wind instruments takes us deeper into the world of harmony music and the serenade, the partita or the nocturne. Were these works, written mainly in Mozart's middle-Salzburg and early-Vienna years, intended for the princely table or as nocturnal outdoor music? We don't really know. In any case, the secular designation "divertimento" mostly came from father Leopold, but the music of son Wolfgang Amadé seems to come straight down from heaven.

This new recording "made in Salzburg" bears the Mozarteum's seal of quality: the ensemble is made up of graduates or teachers from the world-famous university and brings together musicians from leading orchestras as well as soloists and international award winners. The historic horns, trumpets and kettledrums, which are partly used, create a delightful mixed sound in harmony with modern instruments. The recording, based on the new Urtext edition, also takes into account the fragmentary works that have come down to us, as well as pieces that have not been confirmed but are very likely to have been written by Mozart. A detailed essay by Dr. Ulrich Leisinger of the Mozarteum illuminates the background of this enchanting music.

Tracklist:

CD 1 Serenade KV361 "Gran Partita”

Quintet KV 452

CD 2 Serenade KV375 in E flat major

Serenade KV388 in C minor

Divertimento KV166 (159d) in E flat major

Divertimento KV186 (159b) in B flat major

CD 3 Divertimento KV213 in F major

Divertimento KV240 in B flat major

Divertimento K252 (240a) in E flat major

Divertimento K253 in F major

Divertimento KV270 in B flat major

Adagio KV 484c (Ahn. 93) (fragment)

Adagio KV 580a (Ahn. 94) in F major

Allegro assai KV 484b (Ahn. 95) (fragment)

Adagio K. 411 (484a) in B flat major

Adagio K. 410 (484d) in F major

CD 4 Divertimento K. 439b n.1 in F major

Divertimento K. 439b n.2 in F major

Divertimento K. 439b n.3 in F major

Divertimento K. 439b n.4 in F major

Divertimento KV 439b n.5 in F major

CD 5 4 Duos in E flat KV 487 (496a)

Divertimento KV app. 226 (C17.01) in E flat major

4 Duos in C-Basso KV 487 (496a)

Divertimento KV app. 227 (C17.02) in B flat major

4 Duos in D KV 487 (496a)

Divertimento KV188 (240b) in C major