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Mozart the Keyboard Player

Part Two

Tuesday 9 November 2004 12:00-13:00 (Radio 3)

Repeated: Tuesday 16 November 2004 0:00-1:00 (Radio 3)

Repeated: Tuesday 29 November 2005 12:00-13:00 (Radio 3)

Repeated: Tuesday 6 December 2005 0:00-1:00 (Radio 3)

In 1784 Mozart was at the height of his powers. He was newly wed and happy, he composed a spectacular series of six Piano Concertos, and one of the greatest chamber works in the entire repertoire. Donald Macleod tells the story of this annus mirabilis.

Duration:

1 hour

Playlist

Piano Concerto no 14 in E flat, K 449    
Malcolm Bilson (fortepiano) / English Baroque Soloists / John Eliot Gardiner (dir)
DG Archiv 447 295-2 tr 7-9

Quintet for Piano and Winds in E flat, K 452    
Murray Perahia (piano) / Neil Black (oboe), Thea King (clarinet), Anthony Halstead (horn), and Graham Sheen (bassoon)
Sony SMK 42099 tr 1-3

Piano Concerto no 15 in B flat, K 450 (finale)   
Robert Levin / AAM / Christopher Hogwood (conductor)
L'Oiseau Lyre 455 814-2




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