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1812

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

Concert overture, op. 49 (1880), by Tchaikovsky; written for the Moscow Exhibition, it commemorates Napoleon's retreat from Moscow in 1812 and incorporates La Marseillaise and the Tsarist...

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Gillwell, Paris, Oxford, London, ca. 1800–1812

Warwick Lister.

in Amico

September 2009; p ublished online September 2009 .

Chapter. Subjects: Musicology and Music History. 22339 words.

This chapter describes Viotti's life of music making at the private concerts of Margaret Chinnery at Gillwell, and as a guest in other homes, and his participation in the education of the...

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London and the Continent, 1812–19

Warwick Lister.

in Amico

September 2009; p ublished online September 2009 .

Chapter. Subjects: Musicology and Music History. 23769 words.

This chapter continues to draw upon the Chinnery Family Papers, especially the extensive correspondence between Viotti and members of the Chinnery family. Viotti's role as a founding...

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Pietro Vasoli

Overview page. Subjects: Opera.

(fl Milan, 1812–14).

Italian bass. He took part in three premières of Gioachino Rossini operas at La Scala: as Pacuvio in La pietra del paragone (1812), as Licinius in Aureliano ...

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Tancredi

Overview page. Subjects: Opera.

Opera (melodramma eroico) in 2 acts by Rossini to lib. by Rossi after Tasso's Gerusalemme liberata (1575) and Voltaire's Tancrède (1760). Comp. 1812. Prod. Venice 1813, London 1820, NY 1825.

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Johann Ernst Dauer

Overview page. Subjects: Opera.

(b Hildburghausen, 1746; d Vienna, 12 Sept 1812).

German tenor. He began his career in 1768, and in 1771 was engaged in Hamburg, where he sang in Singspiele. In 1775 ...

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Serafino Gentili

Overview page. Subjects: Opera.

(b Venice, 1775; d Milan, 13 May 1835).

Italian tenor. He made his début in 1796 at Ascoli Piceno. From 1800 to 1803 he sang in Naples, and between 1812 ...

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Hänsel und Gretel

Overview page. Subjects: Opera.

Opera in 3 acts by Humperdinck to lib. by Adelheid Wette (his sister) based on story by brothers Grimm in Kinder und Hausmärchen (1812–14). F.p. Weimar 1893 (R. Strauss cond.); London 1894;...

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Julian Dobrski

Overview page. Subjects: Opera.

(b Nowe, 31 Dec 1811 or 1812; d Warsaw, 2 May 1886).

Polish tenor. He studied in Warsaw with C. E. Soliva. After making his début in Il barbiere di ...

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Lanza family

Francesco Bussi and Francesco Esposito.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Romantic Music. 676 words.

Italian family of musicians.

(b Naples, c1750; d ?Naples, after 1812). Composer and singing teacher, formerly known as Francesco Giuseppe. He probably moved to London in...

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Mosel, Giovanni Felice

Sergio Martinotti and Simone Laghi.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music of the Classical Period. 183 words.

(b Florence, 1754; d after 1811). Italian violinist and composer. He studied the violin with his father (who had been a pupil of Tartini) and during his childhood appeared at concerts in...

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Angelica Catalani

Overview page. Subjects: Opera.

(b Sinigaglia, 1780; d Paris, 1849).

It. soprano. Début Venice 1797, Milan 1801, London 1806. First singer in London of Susanna in Le nozze di Figaro, 1812. Managed Paris Théâtre...

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Le Nozze di Figaro

Overview page. Subjects: Opera.

Commedia per musica in 4 acts (K492, 1785–6) by Mozart to lib. by da Ponte after Beaumarchais's comedy La Folle Journée, ou Le Mariage de Figaro (1778). Comp. 1786. Prod. Vienna 1786,...

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Manfredini-Guarmani, Elisabetta

Elizabeth Forbes.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Romantic Music. 118 words.

(b Bologna, 1790; d after 1817). Italian soprano . After making her début in 1809 at Bologna, she created roles in four operas by Rossini: Amira in Ciro in Babilonia (1812) at...

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Bossler, Heinrich Philipp Carl

Hans-Martin Plesske.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music of the Classical Period. 130 words.

(b Darmstadt, June 22, 1744; d Gohlis, nr Leipzig, Dec 9, 1812). German music printer and publisher. Around 1769 he worked as a copper engraver and in 1779 invented a machine which...

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Fabrizi, Vincenzo

James L. Jackman.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music of the Classical Period. 643 words.

(b Naples, 1764; d ?after 1812). Italian composer. After starting to compose at the age of 18 or 19, within six years he had written 14 operas and gained an international reputation;...

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Hiller, Friedrich Adam

Ellwood Derr.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music of the Classical Period. 374 words.

(b Leipzig, c1767; d Königsberg [now Kaliningrad], Nov 23, 1812). German conductor, composer and tenor, son of Johann Adam Hiller. The only one among his siblings to achieve a musical...

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Emanuel Schikaneder

Overview page. Subjects: Opera.

(b Straubing, 1751; d Vienna, 1812).

Ger. theatre manager, librettist, singer, and actor. Was singer and actor in troupe of strolling players before becoming manager of...

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Hauser [Houser], William

John F. Garst.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Romantic Music. 140 words.

(b Bethania, NC, Dec 23, 1812; d Wadley, GA, Sept 15, 1880). American composer and tune-book compiler. He was a Methodist minister and also worked as a physician. In 1841 he moved to...

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Marietta Marcolini

Overview page. Subjects: Opera.

(b Florence, c1780; d 1814 or later). Italian contralto. In 1800 she was singing at the Teatro S Benedetto, Venice; in 1803 she took part in the first performance of P. C. Guglielmi's La...

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Velásques [Velásquez, Velázquez], José Francisco

Sharon E. Girard.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Romantic Music. 202 words.

( fl early 19th century). Venezuelan composer . He held appointments at the churches of S Mauricio (1812–15, 1817, 1819–21), S Pablo (1812–25) and S Jacinto (1816, 1818 and 1825) in...

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