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Hardly had the choir sung a few measures when Mozart sat up, startled; a few measures more and he called out: ‘What is this?’ And now his whole soul seemed to be in his ears. When the singing was finished he cried out, full of joy: ‘Now, there is something one can learn from!’
And learn from it Mozart certainly did, as his Requiem shows.
from notes by Peter Holman © 1990
Kaum hatte der Chor einige Takte gesungen, so stutzte Mozart … da rief er: „Was ist das?“—und nun schien seine ganze Seel in seinen Ohren zu seyn. Als der Gesang geendigt war, rief er voll Freude: „Das ist doch einmal etwas, woraus sich was lernen läßt!“
Und wie sehr Mozart aus dieser Musik lernte, zeigt sein Requiem.
aus dem Begleittext von Peter Holman © 1990
Deutsch: Viola Scheffel
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