VIENNA BOYS' CHOIR: Mozart Celebration (A)

VIENNA BOYS' CHOIR: Mozart Celebration (A)


 

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Church Sonata No. 14 in C major, K. 278
Mass No. 18 in C minor, K. 427, "Great"
Santa Maria, mater Dei, K. 273
Vesperae solennes de Confessore, K. 339
Mass No. 16 in C major, K. 317, "Kronungsmesse" ("Coronation Mass")
Ave verum corpus, K. 618
Litaniae Lauretanae, K. 195
Church Sonata No. 16 in C major, K. 329

Venue: Domkirche St. Stephan, Vienna
Date of Concert: 27-01-2006
Playing Time: 01:07:47
Television Director: Viller, Claus
Producer: Veitl, Karen
Documentary Title: Mozart in Vienna
Catalogue Number: EUROARTS5516
UPC: 880242551689

This recording captures the Vienna Boys' Choir's fitting celebration of Mozart's 250th birthday in January 2006. Together with well known Mozart interpreters like Sandrine Piau, they sing Mozart's finest sacred works, including the Coronation Mass. The Choir is one of the best-known musical institutions in Vienna. Since its founding over 500 years ago, it has been a significant fixture in musical life worldwide. Many famous composers and musicians had close ties to the Vienna Boys' Choir - Joseph Haydn and Franz Schubert were even members of the choir as children and Mozart, while not a choirboy himself, did perform with the choir. The venue is St. Stephen's Cathedral, where Mozart and his wife were married, where one of their sons was christened and where the funeral ceremony after Mozart's death took place.

Bonus features:

- Mozart in Vienna - Mozart's most critical years in Vienna. Examining the authentic Mozart sites in Vienna such as the Mozart House at Domgasse 5 (Figaro-Haus), the Theater an der Wien and the Stephansdom helps put into focus Mozart's special connection to the city and the Viennese relationship to Mozart.

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