Austrian composer and violin virtuoso Karl Ditters von Dittersdorf (–) was a very popular, prolific, and versatile composer who served in a number of. Name in Other Languages: 卡尔·冯·迪特斯多夫, Karl Ditters von Dittersdorf, Kārlis Diterss fon Ditersdorfs, カール・ディッタース・フォン・ディッタースドルフ, Карл. Find Karl Ditters von Dittersdorf biography and history on AllMusic – Karl Ditters von Dittersdorf, born simply Karl.

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Jazz Latin New Age. Concerto for keyboard and strings in A major Composer. Inafter twenty-four years at Johannesberg, von Dittersdorf experienced a serious clash with von Schaffgotsch and was expelled from the palace.

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He wrote settings of the Mass and other liturgical works, as well as cantatas and arias for church use. He was 60 years old. His final decade was occupied with overseeing operatic productions in addition to compiling and editing his own music for publication.

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Then, copy and paste the text into your bibliography or works cited list. Several years later, one of Ditters’ teachers, Josef Ziegler, helped him obtain membership as a violinist in a Benedictine church orchestra.

At Johannisberg, Ditters lived a somewhat secluded existence, but his reputation in Europe grew and his music became very popular. Contact our editors with your feedback. Sign in to the BBC, or Register. Dittersdorf made his due contribution to oratorio in four such works.

His violin concerti are worthy of study, and his concerti for harp, for flute, for harpsichord, for double bassdittere for other instruments are performed and recorded.

We welcome suggested improvements to any of our articles. In addition, he became friends with musician and composer Christoph Willibald Gluck —the German composer who would gain great fame for his operas.


Gluck helped free Ditters from some of his more tedious duties, and he helped Ditters find some music dirters to teach. Carl Ditters von Dittersdorf.

Carl Ditters von Dittersdorf

Drinking Hanging Out In Love. There was a problem with your submission. He ccarl his hand at all musical genres, and he proved he could produce successful compositions in each.

Dittersdorf had composition lessons from Giuseppe Bonno in his native Vienna and served as a violinist in the orchestra of the Prince of Sachsen-Hildburghausen, before joining the imperial theatre. Karl Ditters von Dittersdorf Austrian composer and violin virtuoso Karl Ditters von Dittersdorf — was a very popular, prolific, and versatile composer who served in a number of dtters, producing operas and symphonies. However, the Prince did not leave his musicians without affiliation. Six of the twelve have survived, as have many of his symphonic compositions.

Read more at Wikipedia. Through service in Karl VI’s army, his father had gained a position as costume designer in the imperial theater.

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Most of the symphonies are preserved only in manuscripts. Leipzig Gewandhaus String Quartet. Since this new post required dittees noble title, Ditters was sent to Vienna and received a noble title von Dittersdorf. Buy sheetmusic from Dittersdorf at SheetMusicPlus. He also wrote oratorioscantatasconcertos including two for the double bass and one for the violachamber musicpiano pieces and other works.

In addition, Ditters received a good education, both at home and at a Jesuit school. Children’s corner Pantelis Assimakopoulos Tchaikovsky, P. Ditters left the imperial court in after a dispute. 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 ditttersdorf comprising the second half of the eighteenth century.


Serenade in Dithers major post. After retiring honorably from his military obligation, he was provided with royal letters of reference and cral sinecure with the Imperial Theatre.

Sinfonia in A major, Nazionale nel gusto AE “. As a young boy, Ditters enjoyed the advantages of a comfortable upbringing. Died October 24, in Neuhof, Czechoslovakia. Symphony in G minor Grave g1 AE “. He composed of these works over the span of several decades, and they provide insight into his development as a composer. Requiem in C minor Singer. Sinfonia concertante in D major for viola, double bass and orchestra. Orchestral World of the 18th Century Symphony The. Finally, his music was not performed anywhere.

Today, those composers are considered far more superior to Ditters, and certainly much more important, but at the height of his career, Ditters was considered an eminent Austrian composer and one of the leading figures in Viennese music.

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In addition, music publishers turned down his new compositions, claiming that there was not a demand for his works anymore. Flute Concerto in E minor AE “. Two years later, inhe made his first trip abroad, traveling to Italy with Gluck and performing.