Happy birthday, Wolfgang

January 27, 2020

In honor of the birthday of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791), here is the Rondo from his Horn Quintet, performed by the Amadeus Quartet with horn soloist Gerd Seifert.


Happy birthday, Wolfgang

January 27, 2019

In celebration of the birthday of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791), here is his “Laudate Dominum,” a musical setting of Psalm 117, composed in 1780.

Praise the Lord, all nations; praise Him, all people;
For His loving kindness is great toward us,
and the faithfulness of the Lord endures forever.


Sunday musical offering

April 8, 2018


Happy birthday, Wolfgang

January 27, 2018

In celebration of the birthday of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791), here is the overture to his 1786 opera The Marriage of Figaro, performed by the Boston Cello Quartet.


Sunday musical offering

October 8, 2017


Happy birthday, Wolfgang

January 27, 2017

In honor of the birthday of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791), here is the final movement from his motet Exsultate, jubilate, sung by Norwegian boy wonder Aksel Rykkvin.


Happy birthday, Wolfgang

January 27, 2016

In celebration of the 260th birthday of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, here is a delightful transcription for string quartet of the final movement of his Piano Sonata No. 11.


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