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Naxos Musical Journey - Salzburg - A Musical Tour Of The City Of Mozart

Musical Journey: Salzburg City Of Mozart / Various
Release Date: 10/31/2006 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 2110517  
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

This series of DVDs features travel scenes accompanied by classical music.

The Places

Mozart’s father Leopold settled in Salzburg in 1737 and in 1744 entered the service of the city’s ruling Prince-Archbishop as a violinist. The city underwent various changes of regime in the first years of the nineteenth century, but in 1825 Schubert could express his wonder at the fine churches and palaces of the place.

The Music

The music includes movements directly connected with Salzburg, compositions for distinguished local families, members of the Mozarts’ social circle, and works resulting from his visit in 1777-78 to Mannheim. Other compositions come from the remarkable final decade of
Read more Mozart’s life, when he was living in Vienna, culminating in the Lacrimosa from the unfinished Requiem of 1791, a movement that he is said to have tried to sing, with his friends, on his death-bed.
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