Dittersdorf, Carl Ditters von 1739-1799

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Austrian composer and violinist.

From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Johannisberg, 5 December 1782, to an unidentified recipient, 1782 Dec. 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270565855

Epithet: composer

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001027.0x00004b

Symphony first published in Paris, 1767.--Cf. Fleisher Collection.

From the description of Sinfonia delle cinque nazioni / Dittersdorf ; Geiriger. [194-?] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 45147697

"Le carnaval" was called by the composer a "Grande sinfonie," but it is really a divertimento. First American performance 18 April, 1959, Columbia University Orchestra, Howard Shanet, conductor. In the last movement, "Kehraus," players are instructed to stop playing one by one (as in Haydn's "Farewell symphony"), and some violin parts indicate "some of the violins go to sleep."--Cf. Fleisher Collection.

From the description of [Le Carnaval ou la redoute = The carnival or the ballroom] / Dittersdorf. [19--] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 45147494

Austrian violin virtuoso and composer.

From the description of Der Doktor : musical score, n.d. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122639564

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creatorOf Dittersdorf, Karl Ditters von, 1739-1799. Operetta buffa L'amore disprezzato [microform] : a due voci soprano e tenore / del Sig. Cavre. Carlo Ditters, 1771. University of Wisconsin - Madison, General Library System
creatorOf Dressler, Ernst Christoph, 1734-1779. Miscellany of arias, songs, and dance music : owned by J.B. Abeken, 1776 : manuscript, [177-?] Harvard University, Harvard Theater Collection, Harvard College Library
creatorOf Dittersdorf, Karl Ditters von, 1739-1799. [Le Carnaval ou la redoute = The carnival or the ballroom] / Dittersdorf. Free Library of Philadelphia, Parkway Central Library
creatorOf Dittersdorf, Karl Ditters von. BSB Mus.ms. 8514-2. Bayerische Staatsbibliothek
referencedIn Moldenhauer Archives at the Library of Congress, circa 1000-circa 1990 Library of Congress. Music Division
creatorOf R.M.21.c.26-31. ROYAL MUSIC COLLECTION. Anon. A Miscellany; early 19th century. 18 short pieces of music for 3 clarinets, bassoon and 2 horns. Separate parts only. There is an extra fragment between nos. 13 and 14 in all the partbooks except the bass... British Library
referencedIn Vol. I, ff. 324, late XVIIIth cent.Karl Ditters von Dittersdorf, composer: Liebe im Narrenhause: opera: 18th cent. British Library
creatorOf Dittersdorf, Karl Ditters von, 1739-1799. Sonata in E♭ major for viola and piano / Dittersdorf. Smith College, Neilson Library
creatorOf Dittersdorf, Karl Ditters von, 1739-1799. Der Doktor : musical score, n.d. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Hanover royal music archive, 1651-1951 (bulk circa 1770-1870). Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf ROYAL MUSIC COLLECTION. Instrumental Music (Second Series), Vol. I. In separate parts, except where otherwise stated.ff. 150.1. ff. 1-39. Baumgarten (Karl Friedrich): Concerto No. 1 in C major; for 2 oboes, 2 horns and strings.2. ff. 40-85. Dittersdo... British Library
creatorOf ROYAL MUSIC COLLECTION. Instrumental Music (Second Series), Vol. VIII. In separate parts, except where otherwise stated.ff. 89.1. ff. 1-11. Dussek (Jan Ladislav): Concerto in E flat major; for clavicembalo, with instruments. (Cembalo, 2 oboes and 2nd... British Library
creatorOf Dittersdorf, Karl Ditters von, 1739-1799. Der Schiffspatron : opera / C. Ditter v. Ditterdorf [sic] ; Kl[avier] A[uszug]. Harvard University, Loeb Music Library
creatorOf Dittersdorf, Karl Ditters von, 1739-1799. Sinfonia delle cinque nazioni / Dittersdorf ; Geiriger. Free Library of Philadelphia, Parkway Central Library
creatorOf Cobb, James, 1756-1818. The doctor and the apothecary ballad opera collection, 1789. University of Colorado Boulder
creatorOf (1-3.) ROYAL MUSIC COLLECTION. Dittersdorf (Carl Ditters von). Orchestral music; 18th century. Separate parts only.Paper.1. 63 ff. 3 Symphonies. A numbered set of 3 sinfonias.i). ff. 1-23. No. 1 in F major; for 2 violins, viola, bass, 2 oboes, 2 horn..., 18th century British Library
creatorOf Dittersdorf, Karl Ditters von, 1739-1799. Doktor und Apotheker [collection] : einer komischen Oper in zwei Acten / nach der Musik des Freiherrn Ditters von Dittersdorf ; [libretto by Gottlieb Stephanie] University of Wisconsin - Madison, General Library System
creatorOf Busch, Dennis, 1947-. Variations on a theme by Dittersdorf : op. 115 : piano solo / D. Busch. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Vol. II, ff. 280, late XVIIIth cent.Karl Ditters von Dittersdorf, composer: Liebe im Narrenhause: opera: 18th cent. British Library
creatorOf Backus, Kathy. [Central State University Music Department ... presents Kathy Backus, violist, Frances Spurlock, accompanist] [sound recording] : [Friday, March 17, 1978, 1:30 p.m., Recital Hall, Music Building]. University of Central Oklahoma, Chambers Library
creatorOf Dittersdorf, Karl Ditters von, 1739-1799. Autograph letter signed, dated : Johannisberg, 5 December 1782, to an unidentified recipient, 1782 Dec. 5. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Bach, Carl Philipp Emanuel, 1714-1788. Kleine Clavierstücke Abschrift / von C. P. E. Bach. F. Reichardt. Haydn. C. F. Bach. G. Benda. Dittersdorf. Cramer. Rolle. Bengraf. Harvard University, Loeb Music Library
referencedIn Hanover royal music archive, 1651-1951, 1770-1870 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf R.M.22.b.18-19. ROYAL MUSIC COLLECTION. Dittersdorf (Carl Ditters von). Hieronimus Kniker; late 18th century. ‘Ein Comisches Singspiel in Zwei Aufzügen’; with flutes, oboes, bassoons, horns and strings, in score. There is a list of the vocal numbers ... British Library
creatorOf Bergstone, Fredrick. Faculty recital [sound recording]. University of North Carolina School of the Arts, Semans Library
creatorOf Casti, Giovanni Battista, 1724-1803. Der betrogene Bräutigam, oder Der durch die Hülfe einer Fee beglückte Liebhaber. HCL Technical Services, Harvard College Library
creatorOf Gump, Nora. Performance hour [sound recording]. University of North Carolina School of the Arts, Semans Library
creatorOf Dittersdorf, Karl Ditters von, 1739-1799. Symphonies by Karl Ditters von Dittersdorf [manuscript], 1765-1799. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Dittersdorf, Karl Ditters von, 1739-1799. Sinfonische konzertante / Karl Ditters von Dittersdorf ; edited by David Walter. The Juilliard School, Lila Acheson Wallace Library
referencedIn Little Orchestra Society concert recordings collection [sound recording], 1947-1957 The New York Public Library. Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound.
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associatedWith Bach, Carl Philipp Emanuel, 1714-1788. person
associatedWith Backus, Kathy. person
associatedWith Busch, Dennis, 1947- person
associatedWith Geiringer, Karl, 1899-1989. person
associatedWith Gesellschaft der Musikfreunde in Wien. Archiv. corporateBody
associatedWith Graves, Margaret H., person
associatedWith Grossmann, Gustav Friedrich Wilhelm, 1743-1796. person
associatedWith Jünger, J. F. (Johann Friedrich), 1759-1797. person
associatedWith Little Orchestra Society corporateBody
associatedWith Mary Flagler Cary Music Collection (Pierpont Morgan Library) corporateBody
associatedWith Meyer Cohn, Alexander, 1853-1904, person
associatedWith Moldenhauer, Hans. person
associatedWith Ruth Neils and John M. Ward Collection of Opera Scores. corporateBody
associatedWith Schmid, Franz. person
associatedWith Stephanie, Gottlieb, 1741-1800. person
associatedWith Walter, David, 1913-2003. person
associatedWith Weigl, Bruno, 1881-1938. person
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Austria
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Opera--Scores
Horns (2), oboes (2) with string orchestra--Scores and parts
Concertos (Viola and double bass)--Parts (solo)
Symphonies (String orchestra)--Scores and parts
Prompt-book
Symphonies (Chamber orchestra)--Excerpts--Parts
Music
Operas--Vocal scores with piano
Music--Manuscripts--Facsimiles
Sonatas (Viola and piano), Arranged--Scores
Chamber orchestra music--Parts
Music--Manuscripts
Suites (Chamber orchestra)--Excerpts--Parts
Symphonies (Chamber orchestra)--Scores and parts
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Birth 1739-11-02

Death 1799-10-24

Austrians

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