Mozart’s Requiem: from 18th century forgery to modern hybrid: Chapter 12 – Lacrymosa

Here is Chapter 12, the Lacrymosa. The first movement that required actual composing, where Eybler exited gracefully and Süssmayr officially entered the fray. This chapter details his work, and describes why, unlike most other modern edition-completions, in mine  there is  be an Amen fugue at the end. I have attached a score.

 

12 Lacrymosa.

7 Lacrymosa.16 (score)

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Mozart’s Requiem: from 18th century forgery to modern hybrid. Chapter 6: Kyrie

Here is the next chapter, Chapter 6, on the Kyrie fugue. Whilst Nowak’s famous article on the instrumentation of this movement is now over 40 years old, the orchestration of this movement has received relatively little attention in recent edition-completions. This chapter gives the background for my ground breaking version.

6 Kyrie Fugue

I welcome (constructive!) comments. Please contact me for performing materials, and watch this space for more chapters.

(for the score, see the Chapter 5 post)

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Mozart’s Requiem: from 18th century forgery to modern hybrid. Chapter 5: Requiem aeternam.

Here is Chapter 5 of my book “Mozart’s Requiem: from 18th century forgery to modern hybrid.”

5 Requiem aeternam.4 (web page version)

The chapter is an expansion of my article “Is Mozart the author of the orchestration of measures 37 to 48 of the Requiem aeternam: Another re-evaluation of the evidence” publish in the Musical Times, 2013.

I welcome (constructive) comments! Contact me for performing materials.

1 Introitus.16  (score)

 

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