Mozarteum University of Salzburg

Mozarteum University of Salzburg

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. In Salzburg, the Universit t Mozarteum Salzburg, the University of Music and Dramatic Arts Mozarteum Salzburg, honours the Austrian city's most famous son, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. The predecessor of the Mozarteum Orchestra of Salzburg was the "Cathedral Music Association and Mozarteum," founded in 1841 through the energies of Mozart's widow Constanze Weber Mozart. Its purpose was the "refinement of musical taste with regard to sacred music as well as concerts." Through the 19th century, the concerts of the orchestra, officially named the "Mozarteum Orchestra" in 1908, became the center of Salzburg's musical life. The year 1908 also happened to be the year Herbert von Karajan was born in Salzburg. He studied at the Mozarteum and later became a widely recorded and renowned conductor. In Salzburg, the Foundation built and maintains a building with two concert halls, called the Mozarteum. It was constructed 1910-14, designed by the Munich architect Richard Berndlshow more

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  • Paperback | 56 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 3mm | 95g
  • Ject Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135746847
  • 9786135746846