Bearding Ritter von Köchel in his lair

  • As editor of the next iteration of the Köchel Catalogue, I have to deal with the current (sixth) edition’s Appendix C, devoted to "Doubtful and Misattributed Works." My goal is to reduce the potentially vast dimensions of that appendix to only those works for which some connection to Mozart cannot be ruled out. In the decades since 1964, when the current edition of Köchel was published, many of the works listed in Appendix C have been convincingly attributed to other composers. Other works therein can confidently be dismissed as never having had any meaningful connection to Mozart. Yet even after removing the reattributed and trivially misattributed works from the appendix, we are left with a handful of works that may possibly have had something to do with Mozart, even if clear evidence one way or the other remains elusive. One must, of course, be cautious in removing questionable and doubtful works from the catalogue, as the present case-study will illustrate. The work under consideration, catalogued as K6 Anh. C 9.07, is an unaccompanied piece for three or four voices with the text "Venerabilis barba capucinorum." ...

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Author:Neal Zaslaw
Parent Title (English):Min-Ad
Place of publication:Bar-Ilan Univ.
Document Type:Part of a Book
Year of Completion:2006
Year of first Publication:2006
Publishing Institution:Universitätsbibliothek Johann Christian Senckenberg
Release Date:2009/01/14
GND Keyword:Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus; Aufsatzsammlung; Sadie, Stanley; Bibliographie
Page Number:13
First Page:1
Last Page:13
Zuerst erschienen in: Dorothea Link ; Judith Nagley (Hrsg.): Words about Mozart : essays in honour of Stanley Sadie, Woodbridge, Suffolk ; Rochester, NY : Boydell Press, 2005, ISBN: 0-85115-794-7, S. 139-152
It may not be reproduced without permission of the copyright holders.
Source:Mozart in Context: Special issue of Min-Ad:Israel Studies in Musicology Online, Vol. 6/II, December, 2006 ; ; urspr. in: Words About Mozart. Essays in Honour of Stanley Sadie, - (Woodbridge, Suffol
Institutes:keine Angabe Fachbereich / Extern
Dewey Decimal Classification:7 Künste und Unterhaltung / 78 Musik / 780 Musik
Sammlungen:Sammlung Musik, Theater, Film / Literatur zur Musik
Licence (German):License LogoDeutsches Urheberrecht