"I am not one who was born in the custody of wisdom. I am one who is fond of olden times and intense in quest of the sacred knowing of the ancients." Gustave Courbet

27 January 2020

Happy Birthday, Mozart

Lange, Mozart, 1782

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was born on this date in 1756.

It is a mistake to think that the practice of my art has become easy to me. I assure you, dear friend, no one has given so much care to the study of composition as I. There is scarcely a famous master in music whose works I have not frequently and diligently studied.

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Regula Mühlemann performs Exsultate Jubilate, KV 165, with Staatskapelle Dresden, conducted by Andrés Orozco-Estrada ...

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