'Lascia ch'io pianga' George Frideric Handel Download ''Lascia ch'io pianga'' on iTunes
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Mozart's best music: where to start
When Mozart wrote this concerto in 1778, the harp was still being developed. This is the only piece of music he wrote for the instrument, but the writing for each soloist is carefully crafted – it’s something of a showpiece for harpists who can get their fingers round the difficult passages.