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W.A. Mozart: Mitridate Re Di Ponto

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>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Mitridate, rè di Ponto, K 87 (74a)

Album Summary

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Mitridate, rè di Ponto, K 87 (74a)
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Notes & Reviews:

"There are a few details here that are not in the other recordings. The orchestration has been freshened up in keeping with the traditions of Mozart's time- trumpets and timpani have been added to the overture and three arias. Such additions were traditional in music dealing with marital themes and arias dealing with revenge and/or rage. Richard Lewis has also written a short cadenza for the famous soprano aria with horn obbligato 'Lungi fa te, mio bene'. All of the additions work well. A libretto in Italian, English, French, and German and helpful notes is included."-American Record Guide

Notes & Reviews:

Recording information: Danish Radio Concert Hall, Copenhagen (2002/2003).



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Works Details

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Mitridate, rè di Ponto, K 87 (74a)
  • Performers: Thomas Kjellden (French Horn); Richard Lewis (Harpsichord)
  • Conductor: Adam Fischer
  • Notes: Composition written: 1770.
  • Running Time: 5 min. sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1770