Mozart’s unpublished piano piece found

March 3rd, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS  

Vienna, March 3 (IANS) A piano piece attributed to 18th century composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart has been found by a researcher in Austria, a media report said.

The handwritten piece was found in an abandoned notebook by researcher Hildegard Herrmann-Schneider while he was documenting ancient musical sources from the region, Prensa Latina news agency reported.

Mozart (1756-91) was a classical musician known for composing over 600 works.

The Mozarteum Foundation said the musical score will be performed March 23 in Salzburg, the birthplace of the composer.

The foundation, established in 1880, recently found other unpublished pieces by Mozart.

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