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News 2016: (UK) BBC News Article: "Mozart and Salieri 'lost' composition played in Prague" (16 Feb 2016)

Contributed by admin on Feb 17, 2016

"A piece of Mozart music considered lost for more than 200 years has been performed for the first time since being rediscovered.

It was co-written by him and Antonio Salieri, usually considered a rival, as well as an unknown composer, Cornetti. ...

The four-minute cantata was found in the archives of the Czech Museum of Music in November 2015 and played on harpsichord for an audience on Tuesday.

A museum spokesperson, Sarka Sockalova, said  ..."

Visit the BBC News website to read the full article of this new find.