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Missa brevis in D Major, K. 194

By Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

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Orchestra SATB vocal soli, SATB choir, 2 violins, basso continuo, [3 trombones] - Level 2
Composed by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791). Arranged by Paul Horn. This edition: urtext. Stuttgart Urtext Edition: Mozart. German title: Missa Brevis In D Kv 194 Rev.2000. Innovative practice aids, Sacred vocal music, Masses, Latin, Missa brevis in Latin. Study score. Composed 1774. KV 194. Duration 18 minutes. Carus Verlag #CV 40.625/07. Published by Carus Verlag (CA.4062507).

Item Number: CA.4062507

ISBN 9790007074012. Key: D major. Language: Latin.

During the summer of 1774 Mozart wrote two Masses within a few weeks: the Missa brevis in F major, K. 192, and the Missa brevis in D major, K. 194. A feature common to both compositions as well as to the Dixit et Magnificat K. 193, written at about the same time, and the "Trinitias" Mass K. 167 of the previous year, is a more or less strongly evident tendency towards contrapuntal writing. However, while the Dixit et Magnificat and the "Trinitas" Mass approach the late-baroque style, in these two brevis Masses Mozart sought to combine traditional polyphonic techniques with a more modern musical language. This work is now available in carus music, the choir app! Score available separately - see item CA.4062500.

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