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The Friday OT: Mozart; Piano Concerto #23 K488, Adagio

No need to be a classical buff to know this tune, just a case of watching a few movies until it shows up. 

One of the world’s most recognized pieces of music, I’ve chosen (from literally dozens available on Youtube) this one by Richard Goode, recorded in 2006 at the Proms festival. 
To quote W.A.M. himself, “The music is not in the notes, but in the silence between”. And while on the subject here’s the famous Mozart quote about writing symphonies that probably isn’t true, but that doesn’t matter because it’s still great:

Student: “Herr Mozart, I am thinking of writing a symphony, how should I get started?”

Mozart: “A
symphony is a very complex musical form and you are still young.
Perhaps you should start with something simpler, like a concerto.”

Student: “But Herr Mozart you were writing symphonies when you were eight years old!”

Mozart: “Yes, but I never had to ask anyone how.”

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