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Tom Winpenny’s vigorous performance of the glorious K608 organ Fantasia makes one wish Mozart had composed more for the instrument, and its maturity neatly offsets the early vocal pieces that stand alongside. The two Missa brevis settings are arguably the best of the so named pieces he wrote in the eight years before reaching 21. They include some exquisite solo ensemble writing, more appealing than the routine chorus parts, but the performances of both soloists and choir prove a rewarding partnership under the discerning direction of Andrew Lucas.

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