Largest archive for audio and visual recordings of the life and works of Mozart
The largest special archive for audio and visual recordings of Mozart´s life and work was opened in 1991 in the Mozart Residence in the Mozart Audio-Visual Collection in Salzburg. 26,000 audio titles (the oldest dating from 1889) and 3,300 video productions can be played. Many musical works are available in over 100 interpretations. More than 16,000 recordings of Mozart are archived in the online database. The collection includes works interpretations, sample recordings, documentaries and feature films, portraits, radio plays and children´s films.
The Mozart Audio-Visual Collection also contains documents of contemporary Salzburg composers, the admission is free and it aimes at researchers and students, Mozart lovers but also at school classes, singers and instrumentalists, conductors and directors.