This beautiful and increasingly rare out-of-print 200 CD box set - a still-sealed copy - from Decca-Deutsche Grammophon (483 0000, made in the EU) entitled "Mozart 225 · The Complete New Edition" features a lavish, limited edition marking the 225th anniversary of the composer's death. Though issued in 2016, it is already out of print and quite scare. On offer here is an unplayed, still-sealed copy with the original outer packaging. Universal Music Group provided the following description.
It presents every work by the classical great; features the talents of 600 world-class soloists and 60 orchestras, and plays for a total of 240 hours (not to mention the many hours of additional reading materials bundled in). The release of Mozart 225 coincides with the 225th anniversary of the Classical-era genius' death.
It is wonderful to see the reaction to this box set, which is the fruit of years of scholarship, planning and curation,' comments Paul Moseley, UMG's director of Mozart 225. Mozarts immortal melodies, no less than The Beatles or Abba, are in some way part of all our lives and this Edition is the perfect way to celebrate that on his 225th anniversary. Mozart 225 was produced by Decca and Deutsche Grammophon in collaboration with the Salzburg Mozarteum Foundation. A New Complete Edition, presenting Mozart's entire work including every last fragment, in the most authoritative edition ever created.
The Edition presents over 240 hours of music, 600 solo performers and ensembles including 60 orchestras and every significant Mozart interpreter of the past 30 years. Five hours of new recordings have been commissioned for this Edition including premieres of previously-lost compositions and every perform-able fragment.
Moreover, a further 25 CDs present key works in great alternative versions, while five more CDs present legendary and historic performances, making this Edition a document of the greatest Mozart performances as well as of his complete works. Two handsome, lavishly illustrated hardcover books present documentation at a level of authority never before seen in any boxed set, with over 150,000 words in each language, written by one of the great Mozart scholars of our age, Professor Clifford Eisen. Including for the first time the Handel and Bach arrangements. Completions by other composers and doubtful works.
5 hours of newly recorded performances. Including on Mozarts own instruments.Including many rare and unique recordings. From 1991 Philips Mozart Edition. On period instruments plus many traditional-instrument and classic performances. Performed by the worlds greatest artists. Including Abbado, Barenboim, Bartoli, Böhm, Brendel, Brüggen, Damrau, DiDonato, Fleming, Gardiner, Hogwood, Mackerras, Marriner, Mutter, Nézet-Séguin, Östman, Pinnock, Pires, Schiff, Solti, Terfel, Uchida, Villazón and Wunderlich. A brand new Mozart biography by Cliff Eisen, plus 120000 words of feature essays and work- by- work commentary from 30 renowned Mozart scholars. Plus the last authenticated portrait, two score manuscripts and a letter to his father, courtesy of Salzburg Mozarteum Foundation. A new K Book exclusive to this Edition. Presenting the numbering of the long-awaited new Köchel catalogue. Free access to online Urtext scores and groundbreaking Libretto App with full sung texts and translations.
The gradations of condition I use are as follows: MINT, Near-Mint, Excellent, Very Good, Good, Fair, Poor. This set is in MINT condition and includes the original outer packaging. The other images are stock images from Universal.
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