Coronation Mass (Mozart)

Coronation Mass (Mozart)

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The Kr nungsmesse, composed in 1779, is one of the most popular of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's 17 extant settings of the Ordinary of the Mass. This setting, like the majority of Mozart's mass settings, is a Missa brevis, or short mass. This Mass was completed on March 23, 1779 in Salzburg. Mozart had just returned to the city after 18 months of fruitless job hunting in Paris and Mannheim, and his father Leopold promptly got him a job as court organist and composer at Salzburg Cathedral. The mass was almost certainly premiered there on Easter Sunday April 4, 1779. Contrary to common misunderstandings, it was not intended for the church of Maria Plain near Salzburg, and was probably not performed at the Imperial coronations in Prague in 1790 and 1792. It appears to have acquired the nickname "Coronation" at the Imperial court in Vienna in the early nineteenth centuryshow more

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  • Paperback | 116 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 181g
  • Chrono Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6134950807
  • 9786134950800