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The Land Where the Lemon Trees Grow

Duration:
1 hour
First broadcast:
Tuesday 26 June 2012

Yesterday's programme eavesdropped on the Mozart family's mammoth Grand Tour round the cultural capitals of Western Europe. Today, Donald Macleod explores the teenage Mozart's three trips to Italy, which laid the foundation for his future operatic masterpieces.

Music Played

5 items
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
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    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Allegro [fragment] in G major K.72a for keyboard

    Performer: Annette Topel

    Musicaphon, M56919

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    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Symphony no. 10 in G major K.74

    Performer: Trevor PINNOCK - Director Performer: The ENGLISH CONCERT

    ARCHIV, 437-792-2

  • Image for Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Mitridate, Re di Ponto - opera in 3 acts K.87

    Conductor: Christophe ROUSSET Performer: Cecilia BARTOLI - Mezzo-soprano (Sifare) Performer: Natalie DESSAY - Soprano (Aspasia) Performer: Les TALENS LYRIQUES ORCHESTRA

    DECCA, 460-772 2

  • Image for Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Divertimento (Concerto) in E flat major K.113

    Performer: Academy Chamber Ensemble

    PHILIPS, 420-181-2

  • Image for Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Lucio Silla - opera in 3 acts K.135

    Conductor: Adam FISCHER Performer: Kristina HAMMARSTROM - Mezzo-soprano (Cecilio) Performer: Simone NOLD - Soprano (Giunia) Performer: Ars Nova Copenhagen Performer: Danish Radio Sinfonietta

    DaCapo, 8.226069-71

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