Mozart Symphony No. 5 in Bb

performed by ASMF under Sir Neville Marriner Mozart Monday! This is how I will get through his symphonies. That makes it sound like torture. It isn’t that bad. They are very pleasant, but again, I am just not thrilled about the classical period (yet). Symphony number five was written while Mozart was still only nine years old, at The Hague. Still very short, still only in three movements. I notice that it seems the harpsichord takes a more background role in this work, and the horns are very much in the forefront. They sing in an almost unpleasantly high register … Continue reading Mozart Symphony No. 5 in Bb