By John Sainsbury
The writer John Sainsbury produced this two-volume biographical dictionary of musicians in 1824. The e-book, as he recognizes on his identify web page, borrows from the formerly released works of Choron and Fayolle (in French), Gerber (in German), Orloff (Russian, writing in French), and his impressive English predecessors, Dr Burney and Sir John Hawkings. It incorporates a 'summary of the background of music', in addition to biographies and memoirs of musicians. the diversity of the knowledge supplied is gigantic, together with the main vague in addition to the main recognized: fourteen pages on Mozart are by means of paragraphs on his spouse Constanza and at the now thoroughly forgotten B. F. Mozin, a French piano instructor and composer, whereas Beethoven is defined whilst nonetheless dwelling and composing, albeit troubled through deafness. This paintings is a mine of knowledge on musical existence and perceptions of tune historical past within the early 19th century.
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Cantate pour un Soprano, en It alien, avec Vc. , et avec Ace. , et Alleinandes, tire'es de Metastase," was published in 1799. For the piano-forte : "About fifty Concertos, with Accompaniments ;" " Trois Concertos, a quatre mains;" " A Concerto for two Piano-fortes :" eight or nine only of these concertos have been printed. Above " Sixty Sonatas;" of which more than forty have been printed, and among them three a quatre mains. " " Thirty Symphonies;" some of which have been printed at Vienna. " KOZELUCH, (JOHANN ANTON) chapel- master at the metropolitan church at Prague, was born in Bohemia, in 1738.
Was an excellent organist. KRIEGER, (ADAM) chamber-musician KRIEGER, (JOHANN) younger brother 26 KRU to J. P . Krieger, was chapel^master and organist at Zittau. He was born at Nuremburg in 1652. He composed some light harpsichord and organ music. He died suddenly in 1735. K R I E G K , a violoncellist and chambermusician to the duke of Saxe-Meiningen, was born in 1750. He published several operas for his instrument at Offenbach, between the years 1795 and 1798. K R I N E R , (JOSEPH) a German musician, published some violin trios and quartets at Vienna, about the year 1799.
KUHNEL, (JOHANN MICHAEL) a viol da gambist at Berlin, and afterwards at Dresden and Hamburgh, in the beginning of the last century. He published at Amsterdam some works for his instrument. NHARD CHRISTOPHE) a German clergyman, published some vocal and instrumental music at Leipsic, between the years 1788 and 1802. KUMMEL, (JOIIANN VALENTINE) an instrumental composer at Hamburgh in the early part of the last century. KUMMER, a performer on the bassoon at Dresden. In 1799, he was much admired at Leipsic, where he also published some music for his instrument.
A Dictionary of Musicians, from the Earliest Ages to the Present Time. Volume 2 by John Sainsbury