Anton Cajetan Adlgasser (1729-1777): A Thematic Catalogue of His Works (Thematic Catalogues No. 22)

Anton Cajetan Adlgasser (1729-1777): A Thematic Catalogue of His Works (Thematic Catalogues No. 22)

By: Christine De Catanzaro (author), Werner Rainer (author)Hardback

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Anton Cajetan Adlgasser contributed to all the major genres of Salzburg music of the mid-eighteenth century -- his output includes masses, requiems, litanies, vespers services, offertories, Marian antiphons, hymns, and German sacred songs, as well as numerous compositions for the Salzburg stage and several instrumental works. Adlgasser's activity as a composer marks him as one of the most important Salzburg predecessors of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Johann Michael Haydn. This publication will contain detailed information on the sources for every known work by this composer. An introductory essay will include a biographical study and a discussion of the issues of authenticity and chronology. This catalogue will contribute to a clearer understanding of the sources of this music. It will be an indispensable reference tool for all students of Mozart, Salzburg, and the eighteenth century.

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  • publication date: 15/07/2000
  • ISBN13: 9780945193784
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 350
  • ID: 9780945193784
  • ISBN10: 0945193785

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