Homework: Compare these two examples, from before and after Mozart's discover of the music of Johann Sebastian Bach (in 1782). How does the later music reflect the influence of Bach? How does it show the greater Romanticism of Mozart's later years?
Sleep 'till you re-awake in happiness!
Here, I give you a picture of me,
See how lovingly it smiles at you;
Oh, let those sweet dreams cradle him,
And finally let
All sensual things he desires
Come to rich fruition.
Requiem Mass (incomplete at Mozart's death in 1791)
For the complete Mozart Requiem, I highly recommend the recording at the right -->