Time-Life Album Discography, Part 9:
The Mozart Collection

By Mike Callahan, David Edwards, and Patrice Eyries
Last update: February 22, 2008

The Mozart Collection was a series of 5-disc boxed sets with a booklet describing the contents of the album. Time-Life issued several other classical series similar to this, including one on Beethoven and a CD series of Mozart's classic masterpieces (50 volumes). The Mozart Collection was issued in the early 1980s. The covers were black with the title of the volume in red or orange. Labels were also black with the titles in red.

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Number - Title - Artist - [Release Date] Contents

The Mozart Collection:

STL-M01 - Mozart: The Late Piano Concertos - Various Orchestras [1980] Concerto Nos. 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, and 27. Artists include: Alicia De Larrocha, Karl Engel, Sir Clifford Curzon, Vladimir Ashkenazy,julius Katchen, Daniel Barenboim, English Chamber Orchestra, Stutgard Chamber Orchestra, Salzburg Mozarteum Orchestra, London Philharmonic Orchestra, London Symphony Orchestra, Philharmonia Orchestra, Istvan Kertesz, Sir Gerge Solti, Leopold Hager.

STL-M02 - Mozart: The Late Symphonies - Various Orchestras [1980] London Records. Symphonies No. 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 38, 39, 40, and 41. Artists include: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra (Herbert von Karajan), New Philharmonic Orchestra (Carlo Maria Guilini), Israel Philharmonic Orchestra (Zubin Mehta), Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra (Leonard Bernstein), English Chamber Orchestra (Benjamin Britten), Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra (Istvan Kertesz), English Chamber Orchestra (Colin Davis), Academy of the St-Martin-in-the Fields (Neville Marriner).

STL-M03 - Mozart: The Late String Quartets - Various Orchestras [1980?] London Records. String Quartet Nos. 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, and 23. Artists include the Alban Berg Quartet and Musikverein Quartet.

STL-M04 - Mozart: Don Giovanni and Concert Arias for Bass - Various Orchestras [1980?]

STL-M05 - Mozart: The Middle Piano Concertos - Various Orchestras [1981] Concerto Nos. 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, and 17. Artists include: Vladimir Ashkenazy, Daniel Barenboim, Bernstein, Karl Engel, Radu Lupu, Peter Serkin Pianist, Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, Salzburg Mozarteum Orchestra, English Chamber Orchestra, London Symphony Orchestra, Philharmonic Orchestra, Istvan Kertez, Daniel Barenboim, Bernstein, Uri Segal, Leopold Hager, Conductor.

STL-M06 - Mozart: The Middle Symphonies - Various Orchestras [1981] London Records. Symphonies No. 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, and 29. Artists include: Academy of Ancient Music (Jaap Schroder), Academy of the St-Martin-in-the Fields (Neville Marriner), Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra (Istvan Kertesz), English Chamber Orchestra (Colin Davis).

STL-M07 - Mozart: String Duos and Quintets/Piano Quartets - Various Orchestras [1981] London Records. Duo for Violin and Viola in G Majorand in B Flat Major/Piano Quartets in G Minor and E Flat Major/String Quintet in B Flat Major/String Quintet in C Minor/String Quintet in C Major/String Quintet in C Major/String Quintet in G Minor/String Quintet in D Major/String Quintet in E Flat Major. Artists include: Aeolian String Quartet, Pro Arte Piano Quartet, Igor Oistrakh, David Oistrakh, Joseph Fuchs, and Lilian Fuchs.

STL-M08 - Mozart: The Magic Flute/The Abduction from the Seraglio - Various Orchestras [1981] London Records. Artists (The Magic Flute) include: Sir Georg Solti, Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Kurt Equiliz, Stuart Burrows, Herman Prey, Hetty Plumacher and others. Artists (Abduction from the Seraglio) include: The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Thomas Beecham, Lois Marshall, and Leopold Simoneau.

STL-M09 - Mozart: The Late Divertimentos and Serenades - Various Orchestras [1981]

STL-M10 - Mozart: The Piano Sonatas - Various Orchestras [1981]

STL-M11 - Mozart: Wind Concertos/Early Piano Concertos - Various Orchestras [1981] Bassoon Concerto in B Flat Major/Oboe Concerto in C Major/Flute Concerto in G Major/Sinfonia Concertante in E Flat Major/Flute & Harp Concerto in C Major/Rondo in E Flat Major/Horn Concerto, Nos. 1, 2, 3, and 4/Clarinet Concerto in A Major/Piano Concerto No. 5/Rondo in D Major/Piano Concerto No. 6/Rondo in A Major/Three-piano Concerto No.7

STL-M12 - Mozart: Sacred Music - Various Orchestras [1981] K. 67, 68, 69, 127, 144, 145, 165, 167, 195, 212, 224, 225, 241, 244, 245, 263, 274, 278, 317, 328, 329, 336, 427, 618, and 626.

STL-M13 - Mozart: The Violin Concertos - Royal Philharmonic Orchestra [1981] Walter Weller, Conductor, and Mayumi Fujikawa Violin. Violin Concertos No. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, and 7/Rondo for Violin and Orchestra, K.373, 261, 269, K. 190/Sinfonia Concertante, K.364.

STL-M14 - Mozart: Marriage of Figaro/Masonic Music - Various Orchestras [1981] Figaro is done by the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra (conducted by Herbert von Karajan). K-148, K-429, K- 468, K-471, K-477, K-483, K-484, K-492, K-619, and K-623.

STL-M15 - Mozart: Chamber Music with Winds/Piano Trios - Various Orchestras [1982]

STL-M16 - Mozart: The Soprano Concert Arias - Various Orchestras [1982]

STL-M17 - Mozart: The Early Symphonies - Various Orchestras [1982] L'Oiseau-Lyre Records. Symphonies No. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 37, 42, 43, 44, 45, 46, 47, 50, and 74. Artists include: Academy of Ancient Music (Jaap Schroder), and Christopher Hagwood (Harpsichord).

STL-M18 - Mozart: The Violin Sonatas - Various Orchestras [1982]

STL-M19 - Mozart: Cosi fan tutte/Bastien and Bastienne/The Impresario - Various Orchestras [1982]

STL-M20 - Mozart: The Early Serenades - Various Orchestras [1982]

Thanks to Ryan Rhea, Brian Francis, Chris Johnson, and Jesse Schook.

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