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200 cardboard sleeves in a cardboard box. This is the version with books in French.
Limited edition of 15 000 numbered copies.
CDs are grouped into four blocks: - 1-49 - Chamber - 50-101 - Orchestral - 102-152 - Theatre - 153-200 - Sacred - Private Supplement
CD #75 of this box set is thought to have the longest playing time of any CD released to date at 86 minutes and 30 seconds.
From the included info sheet:
In celebration of Mozart's 225th anniversary, presented by Decca Classics and Deutsche Grammophon and in partnership with the International Mozarteum Foundation in Salzburg.
This individually numbered limited edition is a fusion of the latest scholarship with 240 hours of benchmark performances from over 600 world-class solo artists and ensembles in state-of-the-art sound recording.
-All Mozart's completed works including the Handel and Bach arrangements. -Over 100 fragments, completions by others and doubtful works. -30 CDs of alternative performances of key masterpieces. -5 hours of newly recorded performances including on Mozart's own instruments. -Word-premiere recordings including recent discoveries. -18 labels represented, including many rare and unique recordings. -Complete symphonies and concertos on period instruments plus many traditional-instrument and classic performances. -Performed by the world's greatest artists including Abbado, Ashkenazy, Barenboim, Bartoli, Böhm, Brendel, Brüggen, Damrau, DiDonato, Gardiner, Hogwood, Mackerras, Marriner, Mutter, Nézet-Séguin, Östman, Pinnock, Pires, Schiff, Solti, Terfel, Uchida, Villazon and Wunderlich
The Mozart experience enriched
-2 fully-illustrated hardback books: a brand-new Mozart biography by Prof. Cliff Eisen, plus feature essays and work-by-work commentary from 30 renowned Mozart scholars. -5 framable Mozart prints, including the last authenticated portrait, a complete song and a letter to his father, courtesy of the Mozarteum Foundation. -"K Book" exclusive to this Edition presenting the numbering of the long-awaited new Köchel catalogue. -Complete performer index, free access to online Urtext scores and groundbreaking Libretto App with full sung texts and translations.