Mozart e-album goes live

1st May 2013 | Concerts, Daily Life | 4 comments

My e-album of Mozart Sonatas for piano and violin, made with the wonderful Erich Höbarth, goes live today. You can buy it from CD Baby, and also from iTunes, Amazon, and lots of other download sites like Google Music Store, Shazam, Nokia, Rhapsody and MediaNet.

You can hear a sample on YouTube and see some of Erich’s photos of Perth.

When Erich and I played our Mozart series in Perth in 2011-12, our concerts were recorded live. We realised afterwards that these recordings shouldn’t just disappear into some archive. They seemed to capture the happy spirit of the occasion. We decided to present them just as they are, not edited in any way. They are true ‘live recordings’.

There are three sonatas on our first e-album: K306 in D major, K481 in E flat major, and K526 in A major. You can buy them track by track, or all together as an album. They are not available as physical CDs.

You can also hear us playing two of those sonatas live in the Wigmore Hall on Sunday June 23 at 7.30pm.

We need help in making people aware of the album, so please spread the word!

4 Comments

  1. Stephen

    This is great news. However before I purchase them please can you tell me whether you are intending to make them available through your MP3 shop (its just that I’m doing my best to avoid companies like Amazon – a key reason why local bookshops and record shops are closing while also avoiding huge amounts of corporation tax).

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  2. Russ

    I really like this album, and credit it for getting me even deeper into Mozart. I have long loved the string quartets and quintets, among other works, but had not really delved into the sonatas for piano and violin. You refer to this as the “first” album from the series. Does that imply that others are forthcoming? If so, are you able to say when?

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    • Susan Tomes

      Thank you, Russ! At the moment, there are no plans for a second album because the first e-album is not selling well enough. Clearly I have not discovered the art of publicising e-albums, or perhaps e-albums don’t appeal to the buyer of classical CDs.

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