Joseph Haydn is busy preparing for the opera season when he receives an urgent request. Kaspar, an impoverished violinist, needs Haydn to examine a bequest so valuable it could wipe out his debts. A collection reputed to be the long-lost works of Italian opera master Monteverdi. Haydn is skeptical. Until Kaspar is murdered. With everyone convinced the murder was unrelated to Kaspar’s bequest, can Haydn prove otherwise?
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