BBC Radio 3 listeners vote for their Mozart Top Ten

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Mozart, and the nation's favourite worksMozart, and the nation's favourite works

On Radio 3’s "Breakfast" his morning Rob Cowan revealed the Nation’s Favourite Mozart works. They were submitted by listeners to the station and in alphabetical order they were:

Ave verum corpus, K618

Clarinet Quintet, K581

Clarinet Concerto, K622

Così fan tutte, K588 – “Soave sia il vento”

Piano Concerto No 24 in C minor, K491

Requiem Mass, K626

Serenade in B flat for 13 wind instruments, “Gran Partita”, K361

Sinfonia Concertante for violin, viola and orchestra in E flat, K364

String Quintet No 3 in G minor, K516

Vesperae solennes de confessore, K339 – Laudate Dominum

Listeners can now vote to reveal the Nation’s favourite piece of Mozart by voting on the Radio 3 website

To help you with your deliberations, Gramophone recommends the following recordings:

Ave verum corpus, K618
Les Arts Florissants / William Christie
(Erato) Buy from Amazon

Clarinet Quintet, K581
Karl Leister; Berlin Soloists
(Warner Apex) Buy from Amazon

Clarinet Concerto, K622
Thea King; ECO / Jeffrey Tate

(Hyperion) Buy from Amazon

Così fan tutte, K588 – “Soave sia il vento”
Elisabeth Schwarzkopf; Christa Ludwig; Walter Berry; Philharmonia / Karl Böhm
(EMI) Buy from Amazon

Piano Concerto No 24 in C minor, K491
Cleveland Orchestra / Mitsuko Uchida
(Decca) Buy from Amazon

Requiem Mass, K626
Les Arts Florissants / William Christie
(Erato) Buy from Amazon

Serenade in B flat for 13 wind instruments, “Gran Partita”, K361
London Winds / Michael Collins
(Onyx) Buy from Amazon

Sinfonia Concertante for violin, viola and orchestra in E flat, K364
Giuliano Carmignola; Danushka Waskiewicz; Orchestra Mozart / Claudio Abbado
(Archiv) Buy from Amazon

String Quintet No 3 in G minor, K516
Arthur Grumiaux; Arpad Gérecz; Georges Janzer; Max Lesueur; Eva Czako
(Philips) Buy from Amazon

Vesperae solennes de confessore, K339 – Laudate Dominum
Carolyn Sampson; The King’s Consort / Robert King
(Hyperion) Buy from Amazon

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