29 Mar 2015

Composer of the Week: Mozart's sacred music

From Composer of the Week, 9:00 am on 29 March 2015

Sacred Music of Mozart
The young Mozart playing the organ for the first time in September 1762 in the Franciscan church in Ybbs, Lower Austria (detail). Heinrich Lossow (1840–1897).

Indra Hughes recounts the fascinating stories behind Mozart’s sacred music, which is nearly all concentrated at the beginning of his life and career, and at the end, with the Requiem and the unfinished Mass in C minor.

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