A World of Mozart

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Wednesday, August 03, 2011

Mozart was a man about town, and three of his symphonies are nicknamed after cities. You told us you wanted to hear his "Prague" Symphony and we played it today at 12 noon.


Comments [12]

Bo from Hicksville, NY

You can never have enough Mozart! Thanks so much for this 24/7 special. All of those symphonies are great so it matters not which one wins. He is the best composer of all time hands down.

Aug. 03 2011 12:14 PM
Eliott Kahn from Manhattan

None of the above. I strongly favor the 39th.

Aug. 03 2011 11:59 AM
Lynn from Califon

Prague please!
I don't know who Michael Meltzer is, but his input is sometimes the most entertaining of all. Thank you Michael.

Aug. 03 2011 11:55 AM
Neil Myers from Yonkers, New York

Mozart is the most sublime of all composers. He can portray any emotion. Let's hear the Paris today for its wonderful energy, the essence of the joy of life!

Aug. 03 2011 11:41 AM
Richard from Englewood, NJ

Love them all, but just heard the Linz on Mostly Mozart last night (broadcast). So let's hear the Prague.

Aug. 03 2011 11:35 AM
David from Chicago

The "Prague," the second movement of which is truly sublime...

Aug. 03 2011 11:16 AM
Carol Luparella from Elmwood Park, NJ

At the risk of being charged with blasphemy, I have to say: aren't you going just a bit overboard lately with all this Mozart? Don't get me wrong - I like Mozart; I just don't feel the need to hear his music every five minutes. Thanks for giving me the opportunity to voice my opinion!

Aug. 03 2011 10:38 AM
David Gravitz from Ardsley, NY

The Prague is my 3rd favorite Mozart symphony. Unfortunately, my two favorites, his two g minor symphonies (#s 40 & 25) do not have city nicknames so I could not vote for them

Aug. 03 2011 10:23 AM

Prague it should be for the reasons in the first comment as well as the quality of the symphony itself.

Aug. 03 2011 10:16 AM

The noblest symphonic introduction among all the master's works.

Aug. 03 2011 09:59 AM
Norman from Rockville Centre

Since Prague was the first city to truly recognize his genius and the scene of his greatest opera triumphs lets go there via his music.

Aug. 03 2011 07:46 AM
Michael Meltzer

I hope the folks in Jupiter, Florida don't feel left out (Pop. 50,000, spring training home of the St. Louis Cardinals).

Aug. 03 2011 03:33 AM

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