Notes On Music
12:22 pm
Thu April 4, 2013

The Lost Composition

Portrait of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart by Joseph Lange
Credit Wikimedia Commons

An unknown composition by Mozart was recently found in a library in western France.  It had been catalogued in the nineteenth century, and then simply forgotten. 

Authenticated by the International Mozarteum Foundation in Austria, it is a single-sheet  handwritten melody for a section of a Mass, a Credo in D Major, and would sell today for about $100,000.

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