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Italy: Musical Tour Of Southern Tyrol


Release Date: 09/27/2011 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 2110539  
Composer:  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Hans GanschVojtech SamecJozef CejkaPeter Ganzel
Conductor:  Martin Turnovsky
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Capella Istropolitana
Number of Discs: 1 
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MUSICAL JOURNEY - ITALY: A Musical Tour of the Southern Tyrol

The Places
The Southern Tyrol was in earlier times part of the Habsburg Empire, governed from Vienna, and ceded to Italy in 1919. The region remains largely German-speaking and enjoys a considerable degree of autonomy. Of particular interest are the rock-formations of the Dolomites and the many castles and fortified houses of the province. The tour shows two historic buildings, Scholss Velthurns and Schloss Runkelstein.

The Music Music for thebr> tour is by Mozart, born in Salzburg in 1756. With his father, Leopold Mozart, Vice-Kapellmeister in Salzburg, he made three notable visits to Italy, and on various occasions broke his journey at
Read more Bozen (Bolzano) and visited Brixen (Bressanone). The music heard here is the Posthorn Serenade, written in Salzburg in 1779, and the Notturno, another serenade, written there in the winter of 1776–77.

Picture format: NTSC 4:3
Sound format: PCM Stereo 2.0 / Dolby Digital 5.1 / DTS 5.1
Region code: 0 (worldwide)
Running time: 59 mins
No. of DVDs: 1
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Works on This Recording

1.
Serenade no 9 in D major, K 320 "Posthorn" by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Hans Gansch (Posthorn), Vojtech Samec (Flute), Jozef Cejka (Oboe),
Peter Ganzel (Bassoon)
Conductor:  Martin Turnovsky
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Capella Istropolitana
Period: Classical 
Written: 1779; Salzburg, Austria 
Date of Recording: 03/1989 
Venue:  Moyzes Hall, Bratislava 
Length: 43 Minutes 10 Secs. 
2.
Serenade no 8 in D major, K 286 (269a) "Notturno for Four Orch" by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor:  Martin Turnovsky
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Capella Istropolitana
Period: Classical 
Written: 1777; Salzburg, Austria 
Date of Recording: 03/1989 
Venue:  Moyzes Hall, Bratislava 
Length: 15 Minutes 10 Secs. 

Customer Reviews

Average Customer Review:  1 Customer Review )
 Enjoyable October 1, 2014 By Wayne H. (McAlester, OK) See All My Reviews "Mozart's Serenade No. 9, the "Posthorn", has long been my favorite among his serenades, and Karl Boehm's 1971 DG recording with the Berlin Philharmonic is my touchstone for how it should be done. This performance is good, and the video is likewise good, with beautiful early summer scenes in the southern Tyrol and the amazing interior of a historic summer residence. The "Serenata Notturna" is also a solid performance accompanied by an interesting video. Recommended." Report Abuse
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