Shuffling Off, Day 4 – Requiem by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. I fear the Mozart Requiem is a piece I will never really be able to hear with “fresh ears”. What I mean is that it is so laden with emotional, conceptual and aesthetic baggage from my personal history that I am always hearing it through a bunch of overlapping lenses.
Mozart's Requiem Analysis Essay 1026 Words5 Pages Mozart’s Requiem is “one of the most performed and studied pieces of music in history” (Stango, n.d.). The story behind the start of this piece begins with Count Franz von Walsegg, who commissioned a requiem mass for his wife Anna (who had passed away).