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Missa Solemnis in D major 0p 123

February 19th, 2011 by Lauren Kelleher on Lauren Kelleher's Blog · No Comments · Uncategorized

I really enjoyed listening to Beethoven’s Missa Solemnis. I found this work to be very inspiring and profound. Beethoven began composing this piece in 1818 for the Archduke Rudolf hoping that it would be completed in time to celebrate him becoming Cardinal, however Beethoven did not complete this piece until 1823. The orchestration of the [...]

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