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Mozart - His Life with Music

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The last part of a musical biography in six programmes Requiem: written and presented by Jane Glover
The London Mozart Players The Glyndebourne Chorus Matthew Best (bass)
Eiddwen Harrhy (soprano) Diana Montague (alto)
Anthony Rolfe-Johnson (tenor)
David Schofield , Fiona Walker By 1791 Mozart's spirits were low, his finances in disarray, his health poor. Yet the year was to be marked with some of the most magnificent music that he ever composed, including the Quintet in D, the opera The Magic Flute and the Requiem Mass.
In December 1790 a farewell dinner was given in Vienna for Joseph Haydn , who was about to leave for London. At their parting Mozart was in tears. 'We are taking our last farewell in this world,' he said. But it was Mozart himself who was to die, leaving Haydn to mourn. Lighting JOHN DIXON Sound ADRIAN STOCKS
Production assistant HILARY BATHO Series producer VICTOR POOLE Produced and directed by PAUL KRIWACZEK

Contributors

Presented By: Jane Glover
Soprano: Diana Montague
Tenor: Anthony Rolfe-Johnson
Tenor: David Schofield
Tenor: Fiona Walker
Unknown: Joseph Haydn
Unknown: John Dixon
Producer: Victor Poole
Directed By: Paul Kriwaczek

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Mozart - His Life with Music

BBC One London, 17 November 1985 23.05






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