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Heal The Body - Music For Rest & Relaxation

Release Date: 04/28/1998 
Label:  Spring Hill Music   Catalog #: 6502  
Composer:  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Jénö Jandó
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Concentus HungaricusJirí Válek
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Is Mozart great simply because he's enjoyable or is he enjoyable because he's good for us? Don Campbell, the compiler of these pieces and the author of the book 'The Mozart Effect' says that these views are not just equally true but that one serves to complement the other.
But rather than simply appreciate the peaceful and elegiac slow movements that Mr. Campbell has provided here (this is the second volume of three), perhaps we ought to take into serious consideration the conditions under which Mozart wrote the Concerto for Flute and Harp. Who would ever guess that this piece--its Andante is included here--was written when Mozart was dealing with his mother's fatal illness?
Once we realize that Mozart was simply incapable of letting
Read more stress get in the way of his very-productive career, perhaps we should take the composer's attitude and approach to life as a cue and listen to his music in the spirit with which it was written. But whether we listen to Mozart deliberately for relaxation or to become reacquainted with some of his most memorable melodies, no lover of Mozart can go wrong with this CD. Read less

Works on This Recording

Concerto for Piano no 21 in C major, K 467: 2nd movement, Andante by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Jénö Jandó (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Concentus Hungaricus
Period: Classical 
Written: 1785; Vienna, Austria 
Quartet for Strings no 16 in E flat major, K 428 (421b): 2nd movement, Andante con moto by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Jirí Válek
Period: Classical 
Written: 1783; Vienna, Austria 
Concerto for Flute and Harp in C major, K 299 (297c): 2nd movement, Andantino by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Period: Classical 
Written: 1778; Paris, France 
Quartet for Flute and Strings no 1 in D major, K 285: 2nd movement, Adagio by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Period: Classical 
Written: 1777; Mannheim, Germany 
Concerto for Piano no 20 in D minor, K 466: 2nd movement, Romanze by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Period: Classical 
Written: 1785; Vienna, Austria 
Quintet for Clarinet and Strings in A major, K 581: 2nd movement, Larghetto by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Period: Classical 
Written: 1789; Vienna, Austria 
Serenade no 9 in D major, K 320 "Posthorn": 3rd movement, Andante grazioso by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Period: Classical 
Written: 1779; Salzburg, Austria 
Andante for Flute and Orchestra in C major, K 315 (285e) by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Period: Classical 
Written: 1779; Salzburg, Austria 
Divertimento for 2 Horns, Bassoon and Strings no 7 in D major, K 205 (167A): 3rd movement, Adagio by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Period: Classical 
Written: 1775; Salzburg, Austria 
Church Sonata for Organ and Strings no 1 in E flat major, K 67 (41h) by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Period: Classical 
Written: 1772; Salzburg, Austria 
Sonata for Violin and Piano in C major, K 296: 3rd movement, Allegro by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Period: Classical 
Written: 1778; Mannheim, Germany 

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