Requiem - Mozart

The Requiem Mass in D minor by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was composed in Vienna in 1791 and left unfinished at the composer's death on December 5. A completion da

Requiem - Mozart


10 June 2014 - 12:12 pm

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The Requiem Mass in D minor by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was composed in Vienna in 1791 and left unfinished at the composer's death on December 5. A completion dated 1792 by Franz Xaver Süssmayr was delivered to Count Franz von Walsegg, who had anonymously commissioned the piece for a requiem mass to commemorate the February 14 anniversary of his wife's death. The vocal forces include soprano, contralto, tenor, and bass soloists and an SATB mixed choir.

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Tags: Requiem, Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Franz Xaver Süssmayr, Count Franz von Walsegg, soprano, contralto, tenor, bass soloist, SATB mixed choir