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Title
Arias
Composer
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1756-1791
Performer
Maria Bengtsson  (sopraan) Orchestre de Chambre de Lausanne  (orkest)
Conductor
Bertrand De Billy
Publisher
MDG, 2016
1 cd
Recording date
2016
Playing time
01:07:02
Note
Ook afspeelbaar als sacd
EAN
0760623197364
CDR
DDX3516
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32 - Opera (NBLC) K5 - Opera, operette en andere theatermuziek met vocale inbreng (Flemish music schema)

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About Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart


Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (27 January 1756 – 5 December 1791), baptised as Johannes Chrysostomus Wolfgangus Theophilus Mozart, was a prolific and influential composer of the Classical period.

Born in Salzburg, in the Holy Roman Empire, Mozart showed prodigious ability from his earliest childhood. Already competent on keyboard and violin, he composed from the age of five and performed before European royalty. At 17, Mozart was engaged as a musician at the Salzburg court but grew restless and travelled in search of a better position. While visiting Vienna in 1781, he was dismissed from his Salzburg position. He chose to stay in Vienna, where he achieved fame but little financial security. During his final years in Vienna, he composed many of his best-known symphonies, concertos, and operas, and portions of the Requiem, which was largely unfinished at the time of his early death at the age of 35. The circumstances of his death h…Read more on Wikipedia

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