Download e-book for kindle: Historical Dictionary of Music of the Classical Period by Bertil van Boer

By Bertil van Boer

ISBN-10: 0810871831

ISBN-13: 9780810871830

If there's one interval in tune background that lies within the heritage of our glossy proposal of classical track and but is hard to understand in its entirety, it's the Classical interval. There could be doubtless that this used to be possibly essentially the most fruitful compositional classes in background, and compared to different occasions, it's going to look that there has been a marketplace for song of all kinds in nearly each position. The ancient Dictionary of track of the Classical interval covers the tune of the Classical interval (1728-1800) with either forerunners and successors in brief defined. this is often performed via a chronology, an introductory essay, and an in depth bibliography. The dictionary part has over 1,000 cross-referenced entries on composers, genres, kinds, major consumers or musicians, musical tools, and phrases demonstrating the worldwide succeed in of the track of this period. This e-book is a wonderful entry aspect for college kids, researchers, and a person desirous to understand extra approximately classical track.

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ALBRECHTSBERGER, JOHANN GEORG (3 FEBRUARY 1736, KLOSTERNEUBURG, NEAR VIENNA, TO 7 MARCH 1809, VIENNA). Austrian composer, organist, and music educator. indb 28 3/13/12 2:27 PM ALDANA, JOSÉ MANUEL • 29 rister at Melk Abbey. In 1753 he transferred to the Benedictine Seminary in Vienna, where he studied under Georg Matthias Monn and became friends with Michael Haydn and Joseph Haydn. Two years later he was appointed organist in Raab (now Györ, Hungary), and subsequently at a shrine at Maria Taferl.

His music is all but unknown, but he composed a large number of sacred works, including seven Lamentations. ABEL, CARL FRIEDRICH (22 DECEMBER 1723, CÖTHEN, SAXONY, TO 20 JUNE 1787, LONDON). German composer, impresario, and virtuoso viola da gamba player. The son of the gambist at the court of AnhaltCöthen and brother of Leopold August Abel, he received his early training from his father. Upon the recommendation of Johann Sebastian Bach, he obtained his first post in the Saxon Kapelle in 1748, but a decade later he immigrated to England to become the chamber composer for Queen Charlotte.

In Venezuela in New Spain, for example, Padre Sojo gathered around him a group of local musicians and immigrants to form the Chacao School; not only did the school include instrument makers, but it also offered composers employment as teachers and professionals. In Brazil, the Irmandades were confraternities that were associated with but not part of religious orders in areas such as Minas Gerais, and composers such as Jerônimo de Souza Lôbo were actively writing music the equivalent in form and structure to anything in Europe.

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