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Mozart's Gran Partita: An Ambitious Serenade

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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)

Classical serenades by chamber ensembles were often light, outdoor entertainment in late 18th-century Vienna. As WRTI’s Susan Lewis reports, this week’s WRTI concert broadcast of the Philadelphia Orchestra features one of the more ambitious creations in the genre.

http://youtu.be/bTVBYYmpRqU

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Listen to WRTI's Susan Lewis talk with Philadelphia Orchestra Principal Bassoon Daniel Matsukawa, Principal Oboe Richard Woodhams, and Principle Clarinet Ricardo Morales about Mozart's Gran Partita.