W. A. Mozart (1756-1791)

Eine Kleine Nachtmusik, KV.525


This famous serenade was written in 1787, at the same time as the second act of "Don Giovanni". Itís interesting to note that at first it contained 5 movements. The second part, which contains a trio and a minuet existed. At the present time it is lost. The second part was written after the death Mozartís father. The following words that Mozart had written to his father before his death: "Death is the last goal of our life. Its image brings peace and comfort and is the key to our happiness", seem to be reflected particularly in the second movement of this work.

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