Customer Reviews for: Mozart: Overtures / Marriner, ASMF

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 Sparkling. September 16, 2012
By DR J W. (WOORI YALLOCK, VIC) -- See All My Reviews
The conductor Neville Marriner sets a rollicking pace for these well known and others not so familiar overtures. The tempo is really not too fast, but exciting, and the music is not compromised. It is one of those discs that you never get tired of playing, it is refreshing to listen to again and again, partly die to the genius of Mozart, and partly due to Neville Marriner. The short playing time is only 49 minutes, which is poor- one would have thought that that 2 or 3 more overtures could have been easily accommodated- but this doesn't detract from the high quality of this disc. Report Abuse

 Hats Off To Marriner!! September 13, 2012
By W. Brown (Centerburg, OH) -- See All My Reviews
This is simply a great recording. Marriner and the Academy of St Martin in the Fields bring a fresh approach to the overtures of Mozart's operas. The recording is vivid and the string playing is exceptional. This is definitely a cd to add to one's collection. A great introduction to Mozart's works for those who are less familiar with his works. Grab this one and enjoy - Recommended!! Report Abuse

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