Unknown Mozart Composition Unearthed!

March 2, 2012 at 7:31 pm (entertainment, europe, history, news) (, , , , , , , , )


And who says old things never turn up?!

The Stiftung Mozarteum, in Salzburg (meine Lieblingsstadt!), has announced a newly-discovered piano composition (hard to describe it more fully, as there is little information given so far…). Handwriting experts claim the piece to be by Mozart and, found in a music book in Innsbruck by researcher/lecturer Dr. Hildegarde Herrmann-Schneider, date the book itself to 1780 — so, for once, we may have a more mature “unknown” Mozart composition! (Mozart would have been about age 24.)

Stay tuned: the piece will have its presumed “world premiere” in the Tanzmeistersaal of the Mozart Wohnhaus on 23 March 2012.

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