Mozart's Horn Concerto No. The catalogue included the opening bars of each piece, known as an incipit. The appendices Anh. I-V included:.
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Source Wikipedia. Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: Excerpt: The Kochel-Verzeichnis is a complete, chronological catalogue of compositions by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart which was originally created by Ludwig von Kochel. It is abbreviated K. For example, Mozart's Requiem in D minor was, according to Kochel's counting, the th piece Mozart composed.
Thus, the piece is designated K. Kochel catalogue numbers not only attempt to establish chronology, but also give a helpful shorthand to refer to Mozart's works. In the decades after Mozart's death there were several attempts to catalogue his compositions, but it was not until that Ludwig von Kochel succeeded.
Kochel's page catalogue was titled Chronologisch-thematisches Verzeichnis sammtlicher Tonwerke W. The catalogue included the opening bars of each piece, known as an incipit. Kochel attempted to arrange the works in chronological order, but the compositions written before could only be estimated.
Since Kochel's work, many more pieces have been found, re-attributed, and re-dated, requiring three catalogue revisions. These revisions, especially the third edition by Alfred Einstein , and the sixth edition by Franz Giegling, Gerd Sievers, and Alexander Weinmann , incorporated many corrections.
To maintain as much of the original K-numbering of the list as possible, while re-ordering in the revised, chronological sequence, letters were added to the new numbers
For fifteen years, he was tutor to the four sons of Archduke Charles of Austria. In addition to botany, he was interested in geology and mineralogy , but also loved music, and was a member of the Mozarteum Salzburg. He died of cancer at age 77 in Vienna. This catalogue was the first on such a scale and with such a level of scholarship behind it; it has since undergone revisions. Mozart's works are often referred to by their KV-numbers cf.
Ludwig Ritter von Köchel