Mass No.16

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Mass No.16 in C major

K317 • “Coronation”

About this work...

Mozart composed this C major Mass, K. 317, the finest of his 16 complete masses, for services in St. Peter's Cathedral at Salzburg on March 23, 1779, shortly after his return from the ill-starred journey to Mannheim and Paris. Thereafter, he wrote only the 1780 Missa solemnis in C, K. 337, and in Vienna those two colos... read more