Mozart - Extended EditionDeutsche Grammophon
With rave reviews and tremendous success in the German pop charts and classical charts to its credit, Albrecht Mayer · Mozart has already secured its place among this year's outstanding classical albums. The star oboist has now added six new tracks to an already irresistible mix of works recorded with The Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen and harpsichordist Vital Julian Frey. Albrecht Mayer · Mozart – Extended Edition, set for release by Deutsche Grammophon on 12 November 2021, continues Mayer's project to enhance the oboe's repertoire with freshly minted Mozart arrangements.
"Mozart wrote the most beautiful tunes, many of them for soprano or violin," observes Mayer. "I thought now was the time to have these arranged for oboe … At a stressful moment, on a stressful day, under the influence of any hardship, this music can be extremely comforting."
Albrecht Mayer's unique take on Mozart oboe favorites makes this month's 105.9WQXR: Latest/Greatest
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Albrecht Mayer's new 'Mozart' album is a personal tribute to the great composer / udiscovermusic.
udiscovermusic.'s Sharon Kelly writes.....Oboist Albrecht Mayer has released his new album Mozart, a personal and affectionate tribute to one of the greatest composers who ever lived. Albrecht Mayer has lived with Mozart's music for almost half a century. He first discovered the composer while he was a boy soprano in the Bamberg Cathedral Choir, an early experience which is perhaps partly respon...
Albrecht Mayer - Mozart is the WFMT: Featured New Release
WFMT's Lisa Flynn writes......Albrecht Mayer has lived with Mozart's music for almost half a century. His encounters with the composer began while he was a boy soprano in the Bamberg Cathedral Choir and have multiplied over the course of his international career. The 55-year-old German oboist has waited until now, however, to record his first all-Mozart album, a personal and affectionate tribute ...