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Mozart 225! We are going BIG this month with the largest box set ever.

In order to accommodate as much of this amazing box set as possible, we are dedicating 30 minutes each Monday morning from 8:00 - 8:30. With 200 CDs to choose from, there is no shortage of fantsatic recordings to share. So, join us for some Mozart madness, it is going to be a lot of fun!

 

Here is a bit of information about the set: WOW!

 

The most complete and authoritative edition of Mozart's works on 200CDs
In celebration of Mozart’s 225th anniversary, presented by Decca Classics and Deutsche Grammophon
in partnership with the Salzburg Mozarteum Foundation

This individually-numbered limited edition is a fusion of the latest scholarship with 240 hours of benchmark performances
from 600 world-class artists and state-of-the-art sound recording.

All Mozart’s completed works including for the first time the Handel and Bach arrangements
Over 100 fragments, completions by other composers and doubtful works
30CDs of alternative performances of key masterpieces
5 hours of newly recorded performances including on Mozart’s own instruments
World premiere recordings including recent discoveries
18 labels represented including many rare and unique recordings
70% of recordings different from 1991 Philips Mozart Edition
Complete symphonies and concertos on period instruments plus many traditional-instrument and classic performances
Performed by the world's greatest artists including
Abbado, Barenboim, Bartoli, Böhm, Brendel, Brüggen, Damrau, DiDonato, Fleming, Gardiner, Hogwood, Mackerras, Marriner, Mutter, Nézet-Séguin, Östman, Pinnock, Pires, Schiff, Solti, Terfel, Uchida, Villazón and Wunderlich
2 fully-illustrated hardback books: a brand new Mozart biography by Cliff Eisen, plus 120000 words of feature essays and work- by- work commentary from 30 renowned Mozart scholars
5 frameable art prints, plus the last authenticated portrait, two score manuscripts and a letter to his father, courtesy of Salzburg Mozarteum Foundation
A new 'K Book' exclusive to this Edition presenting the numbering of the long-awaited new Köchel catalogue
Complete performer index, free access to online Urtext scores and groundbreaking Libretto App with full sung texts and translations