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Most of the symphonies are preserved only in manuscripts. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Carl Ditters 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.

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 religion. Johann Baptist Wanhal was perhaps Dittersdorf’s most eminent pupil.

Since this new post required a noble title, Ditters was sent to Vienna and given the noble title of von Dittersdorf. His full surname thus became “Ditters von Dittersdorf”, but he is usually referred to simply as “Dittersdorf”.

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


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

Introduction and 1st Movement: Dittersdorf “Ouverture” from the “Hocus Pocus” comic opera AboutHaydn, Dittersdorf, Mozart and Wanhal played dittefsdorf quartets together, Dittersdorf taking first violin, Haydn second violin, Mozart viola and Wanhal cello. After some early Italian dittersdorr 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.

In other projects Wikimedia Commons. There are about another 90 symphonies which may be Dittersdorf’s work—according to the catalogue published doncerto Helen Geyer, Torino Sinfonia in A major, Nazionale nel gusto AE “.

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Carl Ditters von Dittersdorf – Concerto for Double Bass in E Major, Krebs (Piano Reduction)

His final decade was occupied with overseeing operatic productions in addition to compiling and editing his own music for publication. Sinfonia in A minor Il deliro delli compositori 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 concerro 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 bsas the second half of the eighteenth century.

After leaving his first teacher, Carl studied violin with J.

Carl Ditters von Dittersdorf

Problems playing this file? Ditters’ early work laid the groundwork for his later more important compositions.


In he traveled to Bologna with Gluck to see the opera Il trionfo di Clelia: In he was engaged as violinist in the Imperial Theatre orchestra, and in its conductor. Arrival of Phaeton at the Golden Palace of his father the god Sun.

Symphony in G minor Grave g1 AE “. Retrieved from concreto https: Final Part of the 3rd Movement: Performed by Kaila Rochelle on the Pianoteq “Walter” fortepiano. 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. Among his or-so symphonies are twelve programmatic ones based on Ovid ‘s Metamorphosesalthough only six have survived and have also been recorded.

After retiring honorably from his military obligation, he was provided with royal letters of reference and a sinecure with the Imperial Rittersdorf. 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.

Zieglerwho bythrough his influence, secured his pupil’s appointment as a violinist in the orchestra of the Benedictine church on the Freyung. Prince Joseph of Saxe-Hildburghausen soon noticed young Ditters, and on 1 March hired him for his court orchestra.