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A major (or the key of A) is a major scale based on A, with the pitches A, B, sharp, D, E, sharp, and sharp.
A minor is a minor scale based on A, with the pitches A, B, C, D, E, F, and G. Its key signature has no flats and no sharps.
Antonio Salieri (18 August 17507 May 1825) was an Italian classical composer, conductor, and teacher.
is the name of a number of Italian operas, all based on a text by Metastasio.
Autograph is a famous person's artistic signature.
In musical notation, a bar (or measure) is a segment of time corresponding to a specific number of beats in which each beat is represented by a particular note value and the boundaries of the bar are indicated by vertical bar lines.
The (BnF, English: National Library of France) is the national library of France, located in Paris.
Cambridge University Press (CUP) is the publishing business of the University of Cambridge.
In music, a canon is a contrapuntal (counterpoint-based) compositional technique that employs a melody with one or more imitations of the melody played after a given duration (e.g., quarter rest, one measure, etc.). The initial melody is called the leader (or dux), while the imitative melody, which is played in a different voice, is called the follower (or comes).
The cello (plural cellos or celli) or violoncello is a string instrument.
Claire Dux (2 August 1885 – 8 October 1967) was an operatic and concert soprano with a successful career in continental Europe, England, and the United States.
Cliff Eisen (born 21 January 1952 in Toronto) is a Canadian musicologist and a Mozart expert.
A concert aria is normally a free-standing aria or opera-like scene (scena) composed for singer and orchestra, written specifically for performance in concert rather than as part of an opera.
The da capo aria is a musical form for arias that was prevalent in the Baroque era.
The double bass, or simply the bass (and numerous other names), is the largest and lowest-pitched bowed string instrument in the modern symphony orchestra.
Ferdinando Maria Meinrado Francesco Pascale Rosario Carulli (Naples, 9 February 1770 – Paris, 17 February 1841) was an Italian composer for classical guitar and the author of the influential Méthode complète pour guitare ou lyre, op.
A harpsichord is a musical instrument played by means of a keyboard which activates a row of levers that in turn trigger a mechanism that plucks one or more strings with a small plectrum.
The Harvard Library system comprises about 76 libraries, with more than 18 million volumes.
Harvard University is a private Ivy League research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
(The Shepherd King) is an opera, K. 208, written by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart to an Italian libretto by Metastasio, edited by Giambattista Varesco.
Johann Adolph Hasse (born in Bergedorf, near Hamburg, baptised 25 March 1699 – died in Venice 16 December 1783) was an 18th-century German composer, singer and teacher of music.
Johann Christian Bach (September 5, 1735 – January 1, 1782) was a composer of the Classical era, the eleventh surviving child and youngest son of Johann Sebastian Bach.
Joseph Martin Kraus (20 June 1756 – 15 December 1792), was a composer in the classical era who was born in Miltenberg am Main, Germany.
The Köchel-Verzeichnis or Köchelverzeichnis is a chronological catalogue of compositions by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, originally created by Ludwig von Köchel, in which the entries are abbreviated K. and KV.
In musical notation, a key signature is a set of sharp, flat, and rarely, natural symbols placed together on the staff.
La clemenza di Tito (English: The Clemency of Titus), K. 621, is an opera seria in two acts composed by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart to an Italian libretto by Caterino Mazzolà, after Metastasio.
Leonardo Vinci (1690 – 27 May 1730) was an Italian composer, best known for his operas.
Johann Georg Leopold Mozart (November 14, 1719 – May 28, 1787) was a German composer, conductor, teacher, and violinist.
A libretto is the text used in, or intended for, an extended musical work such as an opera, operetta, masque, oratorio, cantata or musical.
Maria Anna Walburga Ignatia Mozart (30 July 1751 – 29 October 1829), called Marianne and nicknamed "Nannerl", was a musician, the older sister of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and daughter of Leopold and Anna Maria Mozart.
Marianna Martines or Marianne von Martinez (Vienna, May 4, 1744 – December 13, 1812), was an Austrian singer, pianist and composer of the classical period.
Maximilian Johann Karl Dominik Stadler, Abbé Stadler (4 August 1748, Melk – 8 November 1833, Vienna), was an Austrian composer, musicologist and pianist.
The Mozart family grand tour was a journey through western Europe, undertaken by Leopold Mozart, his wife Anna Maria, and their musically gifted children Maria Anna (Nannerl) and Wolfgang Amadeus from 1763 to 1766.
Neal Zaslaw (born June 28, 1939) is an American musicologist.
The Neue Mozart-Ausgabe (NMA; English: New Mozart Edition) is the second complete works edition of the music of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.
The Newberry Library is an independent research library, specializing in the humanities and located on Washington Square in Chicago, Illinois.
Oxford University Press (OUP) is the largest university press in the world, and the second oldest after Cambridge University Press.
In music, a major scale and a minor scale that have the same tonic are called parallel keys and are said to be in a parallel relationship.
Pietro Antonio Domenico Trapassi, better known by his pseudonym of Pietro Metastasio (3 January 1698 – 12 April 1782), was an Italian poet and librettist, considered the most important writer of opera seria libretti.
Princess Carolina of Orange-Nassau (Wilhelmine Carolina; 28 February 1743 – 6 May 1787) was a Dutch regent.
A soprano is a type of classical female singing voice and has the highest vocal range of all voice types.
Stanley John Sadie, CBE (30 October 1930 – 21 March 2005) was an influential and prolific British musicologist, music critic, and editor.
Teresa Berganza Vargas OAXS (born on 16 March 1935) is a Spanish mezzo-soprano.
The Hague (Den Haag,, short for 's-Gravenhage) is a city on the western coast of the Netherlands and the capital of the province of South Holland.
The Journal of Musicology is a quarterly peer-reviewed academic journal of musicology published by University of California Press.
Theodor von Schacht (1748 in Strasbourg – 20 June 1823 in Regensburg) was a German composer.
The time signature (also known as meter signature, metre signature, or measure signature) is a notational convention used in Western musical notation to specify how many beats (pulses) are to be contained in each measure (bar) and which note value is equivalent to one beat.
University of California Press, otherwise known as UC Press, is a publishing house associated with the University of California that engages in academic publishing.
The viola is a string instrument that is bowed or played with varying techniques.
The violin, also known informally as a fiddle, is a wooden string instrument in the violin family.
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (27 January 1756 – 5 December 1791), baptised as Johannes Chrysostomus Wolfgangus Theophilus Mozart, was a prolific and influential composer of the classical era.