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Music of an empire

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Summary:Shows the historical circumstances that made Vienna the musical capital of Europe and explains the musical leadership of Emperor Leopold.
The program contains sections of Cest: I Pomodoro; Froberger: Suite #30; Kerll: Battaglia; Fux: San Giovanni Battista; Caldara: L'Olimpiade; Monn: Symphone in B; Gluck: Orfeo ed Euridce.
Contributor:Lough, Robin
Gascoigne, Bamber
Cesti, Antonio 1623-1669
Froberger, Johann Jacob 1616-1667
Kerll, Johann Kaspar 1627-1693
Fux, Johann Joseph 1660-1741
Caldara, Antonio 1670-1736
Monn, Matthias Georg 1717-1750
Gluck, Christoph Willibald Ritter von 1714-1787
Provider:Granada Television
Channel Four (Great Britain)
Films for the Humanities (Firm)
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:New Jersey
Topical subjects:Composers Austria Vienna
Music Austria Vienna History and criticism
Music 18th century History and criticism
Music Social aspects Austria Vienna
Leopold Wilhelm Archduke of Austria 1614-1662
Credits:Presenter, Bamber Gascoigne.
Repository:Nonprint Media Services
Browse terms:Performing Arts, Music
Films@UM Browse terms:Performing Arts
European Studies
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