Die Entführung aus dem Serail

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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Die Entführung aus dem Serail

K384 • “The Abduction from the Seraglio”

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Die Entführung aus dem Serail (The Abduction from the Seraglio) was Mozart's first important success. The singspiel (featuring spoken dialogue rather than sung recitatives) was both a wonderful achievement in itself and a gesture to Vienna's infatuation with "Turkish" music. Premiered during the composer's first full y... read more

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