Item #36323 [K257]. Messe á 4 Voix [Full score]. Wolfgang Amadeus MOZART.
[K257]. Messe á 4 Voix [Full score]

[K257]. Messe á 4 Voix [Full score]

avec accompagnement de 2 Violons et Basse, 2 Hautbois, 2 Trompettes, Timbales et Orgue ... No. II. Partition

Leipsic: Breitkopf et Härtel [without PN], [1803].

Oblong folio. Original publisher's light green wrappers with titling within decorative border to upper, publisher's device to lower. [1] (title), 2-74 pp. Typeset. Text in Latin and German.

Wrappers slightly worn and faded; upper mostly detached; small oval stamps of G. Schirmer in New York. Moderately browned; occasional foxing; edges of some leaves frayed, soiled, creased, and chipped; publisher's stamps to foot of title.

First Edition. Haberkamp I, p. 111. Köchel 6, p. 268. Hoboken 12, 718. Hirsch IV, 988. RISM M7369.

Part of Breitkopf & Härtel's early "complete" edition.

The "Credo" mass in C major is " ... remarkable for the songlike, almost popular character of its melodies and a warmth and geniality of expression which had not previously been much in evidence in Mozart's church composition." Zaslaw and Cowdery p. 12.

Item #36323

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