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Mozart's best music: where to start
This is a much lighter version of Mozart’s Mass settings, one where he wasn’t fearful of his own death. Regal and grand, the ‘Coronation’ mass shows classical choral writing at its best, and the flowing soprano solo in the ‘Agnus Dei’ may have inspired the ‘Dove Sono’ aria from The Marriage of Figaro, written seven years later.