Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Requiem in D minor

K626, KV626 • “Mass No.19”

About this work...

E.T.A. Hoffmann once wrote that "Mozart's] Requiem is the sublimest achievement that the modern period has contributed to the church." Mozart's deathbed composition held a high appeal for the nineteenth century; in the supposedly more rational twentieth, it ascended to truly iconic status. It did so despite fundamental... read more