Mass No.18

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Mass No.18 in C minor

K417a, K427 • “The Great”

About this work...

After Mozart married Constanze Weber on August 4, 1782, he pledged to compose a mass in her honor to be performed in Salzburg when the newlyweds visited Mozart's father. (According to Constanze, the mass was composed in thanks for her safe recovery from the birth of their first child.) When Mozart wrote to his father i... read more