One of the things Barth got right was starting each day with a piece from Mozart. I highly recommend it.
So since everyone loves Mozart- his greatest violin work-
Was his little book on Mozart.
Nothing else Barth wrote even comes close.
Thanks for the music.
Finally, a reason to have hope for humanity. For a few seconds.
The top-selling music artists [sic!] of 2016 is [sic!] not who you’d expect. If you looked at the most popular songs today, it’s not Drake. He’s runner-up. DRAKE: (Singing) You used to call me on my cell phone late night when you need my love – call me on my cell phone… CORNISH: And it’s not Adele. She’s won 10 Grammys. ADELE: (Singing) Hello from the other side. ROBERT SIEGEL, HOST: It is Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.
Some people have sense. More than you would think, apparently.
Is this one. I can never listen to it without getting a tear in the eyes. And I’ve listened to it hundreds of times. Maybe thousands.
And it premiered on this date.
The Independent reports
The collaborative effort, a libretto, between Antonio Salieri and Mozart was found tucked away in the reserve collection of the Czech national museum, according to The Local. “It’s a joint composition by Mozart and Salieri, a libretto by Lorenzo Da Ponte put to music,” Sarka Dockalova, the museum’s spokeswoman, told AFP. Salieri, a key figure in the development of late 18th-century opera, was described by Mozart in various letters as a “favourite” Italian composer of the Emperor of the time, Joseph II, and his rival in musical terms. “It’s a really valuable work […] long thought to have been lost,” said Ms Dockalova.
What better way to end the day than with this:
His greatest Mass-