Transcriptions for string quartet by the composer or someone else was common practice in Mozarts time. In that light this string-version of Mozart's Requiem is nothing special. What makes it special, is the circumstance of the original Requiem itself. It is known that Mozart left the majority of the work incompleted, and that on request of Mozart's widow, his pupil Süssmayer did the finishing job.
Disc No:CC 72121
Price: Sek. 150 (SACD)
Name: Mozart - Requiem

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Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus Requiem
K 626     D minor
Kuijken String Quartet

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