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Sinfonias on Ovid's metamorphoses nos.1-3

Karl Ditters Von Dittersdorf (composer), Hanspeter Gmür (conductor), Failoni Orkest (performer)
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Title
Sinfonias on Ovid's metamorphoses nos.1-3
Composer
Karl Ditters Von Dittersdorf 1739-1799
Conductor
Hanspeter Gmür
Performer
Failoni Orkest
Publisher
Naxos, 1995
1 cd
Recording date
1995
Playing time
01:03:47
EAN
0730099436823
CDR
AAX4309
Placing suggestion
00 - Orkest (NBLC) K1 - Orkest (Flemish music schema)

Availability in Flemish libraries

More than 4 times in Flemish libraries

About Karl Ditters Von Dittersdorf

Carl Ditters von Dittersdorf (2 November 1739 – 24 October 1799) was an Austrian composer, violinist and silvologist. He was a friend of both Haydn and Mozart.

Life

1739–1764

Dittersdorf was born in the Laimgrube (now Mariahilf) district of Vienna, Austria, as August Carl Ditters. His father was a military tailor in the Austrian Imperial Army of Charles VI, for a number of German-speaking regiments. After retiring honorably from his military obligation, he was provided with royal letters of reference and a sinecure with the Imperial Theatre. In 1745, the 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 religion. After leaving his first teacher, Carl studied violin with J. Ziegler, who by 1750,…Read more on Wikipedia

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