W.A. Mozart: Missa In C Major K.259 (Organ Solo Mass) (Vocal Score)

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Publisher: Bärenreiter
Format: Sheet Music | Vocal Work

The Mass K.259, known as the Organ Solo Mass on account of an important organ passage in the Benedictus, will have been written around 1775/76. On l7th May 1778, the Prince-Archbishop Colloredo consecrated his cousin Anton Theodor Count Colloredo-Mels und Wallsee, Archbishop of Olmütz. The Prince of the Church had not commissioned a Mass for the consecration and had left the choice up to Leopold Mozart, who assumed the office as Kapellmeister in that week. Leopold reported on this to his wife and son in Paris on 28th May 1778: "l did the one of Wolfg [sic]: Mass with the organ solo: but the kyrie from the Spaur Mass; had it written and duly got the 6 ducats.

  • Urtext of the “New Mozart Edition”
  • Ideal for church services and concert performances
  • Full score & performance material (BA4852) and vocal score (BA4852-90) for sale
  • ISBN: 9790006457120
    Skill Level: Advanced Explain this
    Published on: 01 January 1990
    Language: Latin
    Catalogue No: BA4852A