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La finta semplice (The fake simpleton) - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Information about the opera La finta semplice by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, and the best recordings available on CD or DVD, or for download.

Written when Mozart was only 12, it's an assured piece.

Recommended recordings on CD

Hager/Lloyd/Donath (Orfeo 85843)


A superb performance with a fine cast.

Salzburg Mozarteum Orchestra, conducted by Leopold Hager, 1984.

Orfeo 85843

Also included in the boxed set:
Mozart Operas Complete