Mozart was arguably the most naturally gifted musician in history, but he also worked assiduously to become far and away the greatest composer, pianist, violinist and conductor of his day – it was not just in one area of music that he was supreme, but in all fields. Read full biography.
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Mozart – 10 Essential Recordings
New to Mozart? Here's a list of the top 10 Mozart recordings to help start your collection...
- Symphony No 41, 'Jupiter' – SCO / Mackerras
- The Marriage of Figaro – Regazzo, Ciofi, Concerto Köln / Jacobs
- Clarinet Concerto – W Meyer, Concentus Musicus Wien / Harnoncourt
- Requiem – Concentus Musicus Wien / Harnoncourt
- Piano Concertos – ECO / Perahia (pf)
- The Magic Flute – Petersen, Kaappola, Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin / Jacobs
- Piano Sonatas Nos 1-18 – Mitsuko Uchida (pf)
- Horn Concertos – Dennis Brain (hn) Philharmonia Orchestra / Karajan
- Don Giovanni – Waechter, Sutherland, Philharmonia Orch & Chorus / Giulini
- Eine kleine Nachtmusik – Academy of St Martin in the Fields / Marriner
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