Sunday, July 25, 2021

Mozart — Symphony No. 29 in A Major

K. 201 —  This genuine masterpiece by Mozart is from the beginning of 1774, and it attains an unprecedented and unsuspected degree of profundity.

What is more, the music is most masterly where it is most profound: talent and genius have found each other. It is as if Mozart's 18th birthday (January 27 of that year) had pushed him ahead of his current stage of development.