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10.12.17

Not The Classical CD Of The Week: Rolando Villazon's Abduction Of Mozart

Happy Second Advent Sunday to You!


…“CD’s of the Week” are – quite obviously – recommendations. It makes little sense to write about ho-hum releases; it’s more fun to place the spotlight (if these posts can be called so much) on something deserving. But every once in a while I come across a clunker that bothers me particularly, for some reason or another; usually because of missed opportunities or a certain cynicism involved in the making. It’s fun writing about that, too, and more importantly I think it is necessary. The classical music world is one filled with an insufferable amount of fluff-jobs, notoriously dishonest, and sycophantic. The occasional dose of an inconvenient opinion can’t hurt. Consequently, this is “Not The Classical CD Of The Week”:…

-> Classical CD Of The Week: Rolando Villazon's Abduction Of Mozart



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W.A.Mozart, Die Entführung aus dem Serail,
R.Villazon, D.Damrau, F-J.Selig, A.Prohaska, T.Quasthoff, P.Schweinester / Yannick Nézet-Séguin / Chamber Orchestra of Europe,
Deutsche Grammophon


























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