Mozart's enduring reputation, between track fanatics as a composer and between tune historians as a subject matter for endured learn, lies on the middle of The Cambridge Mozart Encyclopedia. This reference booklet services either as a kick off point for info on particular works, humans, locations and ideas in addition to a summation of present pondering Mozart. The prolonged articles on genres replicate the most recent in scholarship and new methods of puzzling over the works whereas the articles on humans and locations offer historic framework, in addition to interpretation.
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Yet I watched with nice excitement as a lot of these humans danced round so contentedly to the tune of my Figaro, prepared in simple terms as contredanses and German Dances; – simply because not anything is said right here other than – Figaro. ’ definitely, a lot of Mozart’s dances are misplaced, whereas the authenticity of others remains to be now not proven. notwithstanding, those who are available this present day, dropped at lifestyles within the live performance corridor or in recordings, characterize a invaluable treasure, the instant expression of the enjoyment of existence. andrea lindmayr-brandl (Trans. ruth halliwell) W. J. Allanbrook, Rhythmic Gesture in Mozart: ‘Le nozze di Figaro’ and ‘Don Giovanni’ (Chicago, 1983) S. Dahms, ‘Tanz und Ballett in Wien zur Zeit Mozarts’, in Europa im Zeitalter Mozarts, ed. M. Cs´aky and W. go (Vienna, Cologne, Weimar, 1995), 365–71 M. Mittendorfer, ‘Salzburger Quellen zur Tanzkultur der Mozart-Zeit’ (Ph. D. diss. , collage of Salzburg, 1991) S. B. Reichart, ‘The impression of Eighteenth-Century Social Dance at the Viennese Classical kind’ (Ph. D. thesis, urban collage of latest York, 1984) W. Salmen, ed. , Mozart in der Tanzkultur seiner Zeit (Innsbruck, 1990) Davidde penitente. See cantata Dejean, Ferdinand (baptized Bonn, nine Oct. 1731; d. Vienna, 23 Feb. 1797). surgeon and novice musician. Dejean was once a health care provider with the Dutch East India corporation from 1758 to 1767; after his go back to Europe he spent a lot of his time vacationing. Mozart met Dejean in Mannheim in 1777; he defined him to his father as ‘a guy of self sustaining capacity, a lover of the entire sciences, and a good buddy 136 dittersdorf, carl ditters von and admirer of myself’ (10 Dec. 1777). even though the Mozart family members letters are contradictory with appreciate to information, Dejean it sounds as if commissioned 3 flute concertos and several other flute quartets from Mozart. through early 1778, even though, he had accomplished in simple terms quartets, K285 and K285a, and – in all likelihood – just one concerto, K313 (which lacks real resources and can't be securely dated; the concerto K314 isn't really an unique flute concerto through Mozart yet an association, not likely through the composer, of his Oboe Concerto). accordingly Mozart was once paid in basic terms ninety six gulden, no longer the two hundred he may need had for finishing the fee. Dejean settled in Vienna round 1780 yet there is not any proof of any more touch among him and Mozart. cliff eisen F. Lequin, ‘Mozarts “. . . rarer Mann” ’, Mitteilungen der Internationalen Stiftung Mozarteum 29/1–2 (1981), 3–19 J. H. Moolenijzer and S. Sas Bunge, Mozart en de Hollanders: een wintry weather in Mannheim (Haarlem, 1969) Demmler, Johann Michael (baptized Hiltenfingen, Swabia, 28 Sept. 1748; buried Augsburg, 6 June 1785). German composer and keyboard participant. Mozart met Demmler, who from 1774 used to be organist at Augsburg Cathedral, in the course of his stopover at there in October 1777; on 22 October, Demmler, J. A. Stein and Mozart gave a functionality of the Concerto for 3 Pianos, K242. Mozart defined him as ‘a very unusual fellow: whilst anything pleases him significantly, he simply howls with laughter. In my case, he even began to curse’ (letter of 24 Oct.