WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART (1756-1791): Grabmusik, K 42 (35a), Bastien und Bastienne, K 50.
Catalogue Number: 09U018
Description: Offered for the rarely recorded Grabmusik of 1767, a test set by the Prince of Salzburg to which Mozart responded with an 18-minute oratorio whose anonymous text takes the form of a dialogue between a tormented soul, who is desperately lamenting the tragedy of Christ’s death, and an angel. German-English texts/libretto. Anna Lucia Richter (soprano), Jacques Imbrailo (baritone), Alessandro Fisher (tenor), Darren Jeffery (bass-baritone), The Mozartists; Ian Page.