7 Nov 2014

Curtain Raiser: Mozart - Requiem

From the collecton Curtain Raiser
Mozart's grave

Mozart's grave Photo: CC BY-SA 2.5

When Mozart died in 1791 his Requiem was incomplete. The final words that he set to music were "that day of tears and mourning" in the Lacrimosa section.  His early death has been described as the greatest tragedy in classical music.

Introduction by Peter Walls.

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