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"italic" ("Oh God, look down from heaven") is a Lutheran chorale of 1524, with words written by Martin Luther paraphrasing Psalm 12.
The Enlightenment (also known as the Age of Enlightenment or the Age of Reason; in lit in Aufklärung, "Enlightenment", in L’Illuminismo, “Enlightenment” and in Spanish: La Ilustración, "Enlightenment") was an intellectual and philosophical movement that dominated the world of ideas in Europe during the 18th century, "The Century of Philosophy".
The Allgemeine musikalische Zeitung (General music newspaper) was a German-language periodical published in the 19th century.
The musical term alto, meaning "high" in Italian (Latin: altus), refers to the second highest part of a contrapuntal musical texture and is also applied to its associated vocal range, especially in choral music.
Maria Anna Josepha Francisca Gottlieb (29 April 1774 – 4 February 1856) was an Austrian soprano.
Arturo Toscanini (March 25, 1867 – January 16, 1957) was an Italian conductor.
Terttu Aulikki Rautawaara (May 2, 1906, Vaasa — December 29, 1990, Helsinki) was a Finnish soprano.
Baden (German for "Baths"), unofficially distinguished from other Badens as Baden bei Wien (Baden near Vienna), is a spa town in Austria.
A baritone is a type of classical male singing voice whose vocal range lies between the bass and the tenor voice types.
Baroque music is a style of Western art music composed from approximately 1600 to 1750.
A bass is a type of classical male singing voice and has the lowest vocal range of all voice types.
A bass-baritone is a high-lying bass or low-lying "classical" baritone voice type which shares certain qualities with the true baritone voice.
The basset horn (sometimes written basset-horn) is a musical instrument, a member of the clarinet family.
The bassoon is a woodwind instrument in the double reed family that typically plays music written in the bass and tenor clefs, and occasionally the treble.
Benedikt Emanuel Schack (Benedikt Žák) (7 February 175810 December 1826) was a composer and tenor of the Classical era, a close friend of Mozart and the first performer of the role of Tamino in Mozart's opera The Magic Flute.
The Berlin Philharmonic (Berliner Philharmoniker) is a German orchestra based in Berlin.
The Federal City of Bonn is a city on the banks of the Rhine in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia, with a population of over 300,000.
A boy soprano is a young male singer with an unchanged voice in the soprano range.
The celesta or celeste is a struck idiophone operated by a keyboard.
Charles Welles Rosen (May 5, 1927December 9, 2012) was an American pianist and writer on music.
A choir (also known as a quire, chorale or chorus) is a musical ensemble of singers.
In music, a chorale prelude is a short liturgical composition for organ using a chorale tune as its basis.
Chrétien de Troyes was a late-12th-century French poet and trouvère known for his work on Arthurian subjects, and for originating the character Lancelot.
The clarinet is a musical-instrument family belonging to the group known as the woodwind instruments.
Cliff Eisen (born 21 January 1952 in Toronto) is a Canadian musicologist and a Mozart expert.
Conducting is the art of directing a musical performance, such as an orchestral or choral concert.
Maria Constanze Cäcilia Josepha Johanna Aloysia Mozart (née Weber) (5 January 1762 – 6 March 1842) was an Austrian woman who trained as a singer.
(The Labyrinth or The Struggle with the Elements. The Magic Flute's Second Part) is a "grand heroic-comic opera" in two acts composed in 1798 by Peter von Winter to a German libretto by Emanuel Schikaneder.
"" ("Hell's vengeance boils in my heart"), commonly abbreviated "", is an aria sung by the Queen of the Night, a coloratura soprano part, in the second act of Mozart's opera The Magic Flute.
Der Stein der Weisen, oder die Zauberinsel (English: The Philosopher's Stone, or the Enchanted Isle) is a two-act singspiel jointly composed by, Benedikt Schack, Franz Xaver Gerl, Emanuel Schikaneder, and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart in 1790 (K. 592a).
Dexter Edge (born in Tacoma, Washington, 20 January 1953) is an American musicologist.
"" (This image is enchantingly lovely) is an aria from Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's 1791 opera The Magic Flute.
Emanuel Schikaneder (1 September 1751 – 21 September 1812), born Johann Joseph Schickeneder, was a German impresario, dramatist, actor, singer and composer.
Enlightened absolutism refers to the conduct and policies of European absolute monarchs during the 18th and 19th centuries who were influenced by the ideas of the Enlightenment.
The flute is a family of musical instruments in the woodwind group.
Franz Xaver Gerl (–) was a bass singer and composer of the classical era.
Franz Xaver Süssmayr (German: Franz Xaver Süßmayr or Suessmayr in English; 1766 – September 17, 1803) was an Austrian composer and conductor.
Freemasonry or Masonry consists of fraternal organisations that trace their origins to the local fraternities of stonemasons, which from the end of the fourteenth century regulated the qualifications of stonemasons and their interaction with authorities and clients.
Friederike Sophie Seyler or F.S. Seyler, formerly Friederike Sophie Hensel (1737 or 1738, Dresden – 22 November 1789, Schleswig, née Sparmann; also referred to as Sophie Friederike), was a German actress, playwright and librettist.
This is a list of musical terms that are likely to be encountered in printed scores, music reviews, and program notes.
Hans Schmidt-Isserstedt (5 May 190028 May 1973) was a German conductor and composer.
Hanswurst was a popular coarse-comic figure of German-speaking impromptu comedy.
The Harvard Library system comprises about 76 libraries, with more than 18 million volumes.
Hermann Abert (25 March 1871 – 13 August 1927) was a German historian of music.
A hymn is a type of song, usually religious, specifically written for the purpose of adoration or prayer, and typically addressed to a deity or deities, or to a prominent figure or personification.
Ignaz Alberti (11 April 1760, in Vienna - 31 August 1794, in Vienna) was an Austrian illustrator, engraver and book printer.
Ignaz Edler von Born, also known as Ignatius von Born (Born Ignác, Ignațiu von Born, Ignác Born) (26 December 1742 in Alba Iulia, Grand Principality of Transylvania, Habsburg Monarchy – 24 July 1791 in Vienna), was a mineralogist and metallurgist.
Isis was a major goddess in ancient Egyptian religion whose worship spread throughout the Greco-Roman world.
Jean Terrasson (31 January 1670 – 15 September 1750), often referred to as the Abbé Terrasson, was a French priest, author and member of the Académie française.
Johann Joseph Nouseul (1742 – 9 December 1821) was an actor, singer, and theater manager of the 18th and early 19th centuries.
The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (formally called the John F. Kennedy Memorial Center for the Performing Arts, and commonly referred to as the Kennedy Center) is the United States National Cultural Center, located on the Potomac River, adjacent to the Watergate complex in Washington, D.C., named in 1964 as a memorial to President John F. Kennedy.
(Maria) Josepha Weber (later Josepha Hofer, Josepha Meier; 1758 – December 29, 1819) was a German soprano of the classical era.
Karl Friedrich Schinkel (13 March 1781 – 9 October 1841) was a Prussian architect, city planner, and painter who also designed furniture and stage sets.
Carl Ludwig Giesecke FRSE (6 April 1761 in Augsburg – 5 March 1833 in Dublin) was a German actor, librettist, polar explorer and mineralogist.
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.
The keyboard glockenspiel (French: jeu de timbre) or organ glockenspiel is an instrument consisting of a glockenspiel operated by a piano keyboard.
A libretto is the text used in, or intended for, an extended musical work such as an opera, operetta, masque, oratorio, cantata or musical.
The Magic Flute is a celebrated opera composed in 1791 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's operas comprise 22 musical dramas in a variety of genres.
Ludwig Wenzel Lachnith (Prague, July 7, 1746 – Paris, October 3, 1820) was a Bohemian horn player and versatile composer influenced by Joseph Haydn and Ignaz Pleyel.
Lviv (Львів; Львов; Lwów; Lemberg; Leopolis; see also other names) is the largest city in western Ukraine and the seventh-largest city in the country overall, with a population of around 728,350 as of 2016.
Maria Theresa Walburga Amalia Christina (Maria Theresia; 13 May 1717 – 29 November 1780) was the only female ruler of the Habsburg dominions and the last of the House of Habsburg.
Martin Luther, (10 November 1483 – 18 February 1546) was a German professor of theology, composer, priest, monk, and a seminal figure in the Protestant Reformation.
Maynard Solomon (born January 5, 1930) was a co-founder of Vanguard Records as well as a music producer.
The Metropolitan Opera is an opera company based in New York City, resident at the Metropolitan Opera House at the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts.
A mezzo-soprano or mezzo (meaning "half soprano") is a type of classical female singing voice whose vocal range lies between the soprano and the contralto voice types.
Misogyny is the hatred of, contempt for, or prejudice against women or girls.
The term "Moors" refers primarily to the Muslim inhabitants of the Maghreb, the Iberian Peninsula, Sicily, Sardinia, Corsica, and Malta during the Middle Ages.
The natural horn is a musical instrument that is the ancestor of the modern-day horn, and is differentiated by its lack of valves.
Die Neue Zeitschrift für Musik (New Journal of Music) is a music magazine, co-founded in Leipzig by Robert Schumann, his teacher and future father-in law Friedrich Wieck, and his close friend Ludwig Schuncke.
Nikolaus Simrock (23 August 1751 in Mainz – 12 June 1832 in Bonn) was a German horn player at the court of the Elector of Cologne in Bonn and a music publisher.
"" ("Oh, tremble not, my dear son") is the first aria performed by the Queen of the Night (a famous soprano coloratura part) in Mozart's singspiel The Magic Flute (Die Zauberflöte).
Oberon, or The Elf King (Oberon oder König der Elfen), or simply Oberon, originally known as Huon and Amanda (Hüon und Amande), is a romantic Singspiel in five acts by Friederike Sophie Seyler, based on the poem Oberon by Christoph Martin Wieland, which itself was based on the epic romance Huon of Bordeaux, a French medieval tale.
Oboes are a family of double reed woodwind instruments.
Obscurantism (and) is the practice of deliberately presenting information in an imprecise and recondite manner, often designed to forestall further inquiry and understanding.
Opera (English plural: operas; Italian plural: opere) is a form of theatre in which music has a leading role and the parts are taken by singers.
Osiris (from Egyptian wsjr, Coptic) is an Egyptian god, identified as the god of the afterlife, the underworld, and rebirth.
The Catholic Church first prohibited Catholics from membership in Masonic organizations and other secret societies in 1738.
Peter John Branscombe (7 December 1929 in Sittingbourne, Kent – 31 December 2008 in St Andrews, Scotland) was an English academic in German studies, a musicologist, and a writer on Austrian cultural history.
The piccolo (Italian for "small", but named ottavino in Italy) is a half-size flute, and a member of the woodwind family of musical instruments.
Psalm 11 is the 11th psalm from the Book of Psalms.
In Greek mythology, Pylades (Πυλάδης) is the son of King Strophius of Phocis and of Anaxibia, who is the daughter of Atreus and sister of Agamemnon and Menelaus.
Racism is the belief in the superiority of one race over another, which often results in discrimination and prejudice towards people based on their race or ethnicity.
The Salzburg Festival (Salzburger Festspiele) is a prominent festival of music and drama established in 1920.
The San Diego Opera Association (SDO) is a professional opera company located in the city of San Diego, California.
Scientific pitch notation (or SPN, also known as American Standard Pitch Notation (ASPN) and International Pitch Notation (IPN)) is a method of specifying musical pitch by combining a musical note name (with accidental if needed) and a number identifying the pitch's octave.
Sethos (Σεθῶν Sethon) was a pharaoh of Egypt.
Siam Philharmonic Orchestra members during their 2004 Singapore tour The Siam Philharmonic Orchestra was founded in 2002 in Bangkok, Thailand, under the name "Mifa Sinfonietta".
A Singspiel (plural: Singspiele; literally "sing-play") is a form of German-language music drama, now regarded as a genre of opera.
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.
The string section is composed of bowed instruments belonging to the violin family.
Tenor is a type of classical male singing voice, whose vocal range is normally the highest male voice type, which lies between the baritone and countertenor voice types.
The New Grove Dictionary of Opera is an encyclopedia of opera, considered to be one of the best general reference sources on the subject.
The Sydney Morning Herald (SMH) is a daily compact newspaper published by Fairfax Media in Sydney, Australia.
The Theater auf der Wieden, also called the Freihaus-Theater auf der Wieden or the Wiednertheater, was a theater located in the then-suburban Wieden district of Vienna in the late 18th century.
Sir Thomas Beecham, 2nd Baronet, CH (29 April 18798 March 1961) was an English conductor and impresario best known for his association with the London Philharmonic and the Royal Philharmonic orchestras.
Timpani or kettledrums (also informally called timps) are musical instruments in the percussion family.
The trombone is a musical instrument in the brass family.
A trumpet is a brass instrument commonly used in classical and jazz ensembles.
University of California Television (known simply as UCTV) is a 24-hour satellite television channel presenting educational and enrichment programming from the campuses, national laboratories, and affiliated institutions of the University of California system.
The Vienna Philharmonic (VPO; Wiener Philharmoniker), founded in 1842, is an orchestra considered to be one of the finest in the world.
The Vienna State Opera (German) is an Austrian opera house and opera company based in Vienna, Austria.
Vocal range is the measure of the breadth of pitches that a human voice can phonate.
A voice type classifies a singing voice by vocal range, vocal weight, tessitura, vocal timbre, vocal transition points (passaggia) like breaks and lifts, and vocal register.
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.
There is no question that the Praguers of the late eighteenth century exhibited a special appreciation for the music of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, even though, as recently pointed out by Daniel E. Freeman, confirmations of this fact attributed to Mozart himself in sayings such as "" ("My Praguers understand me") have only come down to posterity second or third hand.
The Magic Flute, an opera by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart with libretto by Emanuel Schikaneder, was composed in 1791 and premiered to great success.
Sir Ywain, also called Yvain, Owain, Uwain, or Ewain, is a knight of the Round Table in Arthurian legend, wherein he is often the son of King Urien of Gorre and the sorceress Morgan le Fay.
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