If your browser does not accept cookies, you cannot view this site.There are many reasons why a cookie could not be set correctly.The nickname was allegedly coined by German musician, impresario, and longtime London resident Johann Peter Saloman and was probably first used in print in a London concert program in 1821. Generally, he wrote on commission (by order of a paying customer or patron) or for his own concerts, or he created new pieces as gifts for friends.
Quartet dating appears to systematically undercompensate branch length error with late calibrations and overcompensate it with early calibrations, but in all cases very reasonable results—alligatorid-crocodylid divergence in the Late Cretaceous and -caiman divergence at or near the Cretaceous-Tertiary boundary—are obtained when both a Neogene and a Paleogene calibration is used.
This suggests that, given current likelihood models, the use of calibrations sampling different parts of a clade's history is the best strategy when using quartet dating.
Whatever the circumstances of their composition, the symphonies were not published in Mozart’s lifetime, and there is no clear evidence that they were performed before Mozart died.
The is the largest and most complex of Mozart’s symphonies.
It’s been heartening to see the Peter Sculthorpe discography expanding so steadily in recent years.