"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 2021

Happy Birthday, Mozart

Lange, Mozart at the Piano (unfinished) , 1789

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was born on this day 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

The Piano Concerto No. 20 for Piano and Orchestra in D-minor, K.466; Mitsuko Uchida performs with the Camerata Salzburg ...

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