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2633: Highly critical – solution

According to the ODQ, the Holy Roman Emperor Joseph II said of The Abduction from the Seraglio: ‘Too beautiful for our ears, and much too many notes, dear Mozart.’

First prize Sue Topham, Elston, Newark, Nottinghamshire

Runners-up Anthony Harker, Oxford; Rosemary Paquette, Toronto, Canada

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