CV40.054/03

Mozart: Litaniae Lauretanae B. M. V., K. 109 (74e)

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  • Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
  • Format: Vocal Score
  • Instrumentation (this edition): Piano Reduction, SATB Choir
  • Originally for: SATB Choir, Orchestra
  • Work Language: Latin
  • ISMN: 9790007059279
  • Size: 7.5 x 10.6 inches
  • Pages: 20
  • Urtext / Critical Edition

Description

This Litany of the Blessed Virgin Mary is the first and most straightforward of four litanies which Mozart composed from 1771 to 1776 in Salzburg. Its light instrumental scoring - only the "church trio"" of two violins and continuo, with trombones used merely to reinforce the choir - suggest that this piece was intended for Marian devotions in the small Court Chapel of Schloss Mirabell.