Little is known about Giuseppe Ferlendis who was appointed oboist at the court of Archbishop of Salzburg Prince Hieronymus Colloredo on April 1, 1777. But irrespective of whether Ferlendis was a profound or average musician, his appearance in Salzburg orchestra inspired young Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart to create one of his rare compositions with solo oboe: Concerto in C major KV 314. Did the successful composer create this work out of boredom, having to spend months and years of his youth in the Austrian province he felt aversion for?
Whatever it might be but when at the end of September of same year (1777) Wolfgang set out for an important musical tour of Europe in search of the worthy application of his talent (for the first time without his father, accompanied only by his mother), he took the manuscript of the new Concerto with him – as a kind of business card, one of spectacular samples of his composing accomplishment.
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Total time: 01:04:21
Microphones – Neumann km130 DPA (B & K) 4006 ; DPA (B & K) 4011
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Erdo Groot, Roger de Schot
5thStudio of The Russian Television and Radio
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|October 16, 2015
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