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After a few years Prince Joseph disbanded the orchestra, since he had to leave Vienna to assume the regency in Hildburghausenand the Austrian Empress hired Dittersdorf for her own orchestra through Count DurazzoTheatre Director at the Imperial Court. There are about another 90 symphonies which may be Dittersdorf’s work—according to the catalogue published by Helen Geyer, Torino Arrival of Phaeton at the Golden Palace of his father the god Sun.

Many manuscripts are inscribed di Carlo de Dittersdorf or similar, however they are copies of now lost original scores. Since this new post required a noble title, Ditters was sent to Vienna and given the noble title of von Dittersdorf. He accepted the post of Hofkomponist court composer inand it was during his tenure at Johannesberg that most of his creative output was produced.

Double Bass Concerto No.2 in E-flat major, Kr.172 (Dittersdorf, Carl Ditters von)

Carl Ditters von Dittersdorf: Inafter twenty-four years at Johannesberg, Dittersdorf, after a serious clash with von Schaffgotsch, was expelled from his palace. Description of The Age of Bronze. Ditters’ early work laid the groundwork for his later more important compositions.

Most of the symphonies are preserved only in manuscripts. Sinfonia in A minor Il deliro delli compositori AE “. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Inthe six-year-old August Carl was introduced to the violin and his father’s moderate financial position allowed him not only a good general education at a Jesuit school, but private tutelage in music, violin, French and cojcerto.


Carl Ditters von Dittersdorf – Wikipedia

His final decade was occupied with overseeing operatic productions in addition to compiling and editing his own music for publication.

Some of his compositions, including the double bass concerto, were published in Leipzig by the Friedrich Hofmeister Musikverlag.

Grove – ” his first oratorio, ‘ Isacco figure del Bedentore,’ to a Latin adaptation of Metastasio by the Bishop himself. Performed by Kaila Rochelle on the Pianoteq “Walter” fortepiano. Prince Joseph of Diftersdorf soon noticed young Ditters, and on 1 March hired him for his court orchestra.

Introduction and 1st Movement: Even with these reservations, Dittersdorf was an important composer of the Classical era.

After some early Italian opere buffehe turned to writing German Singspiele instead, with Der Apotheker und der Doktorgenerally known today as Doktor und Apotheker in particular being a tremendous success in his lifetime, playing in houses all over Europe and recorded almost two centuries later.

Musical Musings: Dittersdorf – Double Bass Concerto In E Major

Back in Vienna inhis contract with Count Durazzo expired that winter, but he met the great Joseph Haydn and became one of his closest friends.

Over the next twenty years he wrote symphonies, string quartets and other chamber music, and opere buffe.

In he traveled to Paris, a trip with only scarce and uncertain documentation. Problems playing this file? Views Read Edit View history. Archived from the original on His symphonic and chamber compositions greatly emphasize sensuous Italo-Austrian melody instead of motivic development, which is often entirely lacking even in his best works, quite unlike those of his greater peers Haydn and Mozart. Among his or-so symphonies are twelve programmatic ones based on Ovid ‘s Metamorphosesalthough only six have survived and have also been recorded.

After leaving his first teacher, Carl studied violin with J. This page was last edited on 30 Decemberat Zieglerwho bythrough his influence, secured his pupil’s appointment as a violinist in the orchestra of the Benedictine church on the Freyung.

Sinfonia in D major, Il combattimento delle passioni umane AE “. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Carl Ditters von Dittersdorf. He also wrote oratorioscantatas and concertos among which are two for double bass and one for violastring quartets and other chamber musicpiano pieces and other miscellaneous works. Dittersdorf “Ouverture” from the “Hocus Pocus” comic opera By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.


Retrieved from ” https: In he was engaged as violinist in the Imperial Theatre orchestra, and in its conductor. After retiring honorably from his military obligation, he was provided with royal letters of reference and a sinecure with the Imperial Theatre.

Oboe Concerto in C major AE “. Final Part of the 3rd Movement: AboutHaydn, Dittersdorf, Mozart and Wanhal played string quartets together, Dittersdorf taking first violin, Haydn second violin, Mozart viola and Wanhal cello. Under princely auspices he studied violin with Francesco Trani who, impressed with the ability of his pupil in composition, commended him to Giuseppe Bonno who instructed him in Fuxian counterpoint and free composition.

Carl Ditters von Dittersdorf 2 November — 24 October was an Austrian composerviolinist and silvologist. Symphony in G minor Grave g1 AE “. Eminent Irish tenor Michael Kellyfor whom Mozart created the roles of Don Basilio and Don Curzio in his da Ponte opera Le nozze di Figarowas of the opinion that although they played well their performance as a whole was not outstanding; but the image of four of the greatest composers of their time joining in common music-making remains an unforgettable vignette of the Classical era comprising the second half of the eighteenth century.

Johann Baptist Wanhal was perhaps Dittersdorf’s most eminent pupil. Symphony in D minor Grave d1 AE “. In he traveled to Bologna with Gluck to see the opera Il trionfo di Clelia: Flute Concerto in E minor AE “.

Dittersdorf left about symphonies with solid attribution. His full surname thus became “Ditters von Dittersdorf”, but he is usually referred to simply as “Dittersdorf”.