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In an account of uncertain veracity, it was reported that Sophia, who had fallen in love with another man, asked Dussek for money to repair her harp. Joseph Haydnin a letter to Dussek’s father, February 26, [33].

His personal beauty had faded and he became grossly fat, so much so that he had a curve cut into his dining table and was eventually unable to reach the piano keyboard.

Apart from his own music, Dussek is important in the history of music because of his friendship with John Broadwood, canzonetta developer of the “English Action” piano.

The enhanced possibilities offered by the instrument help explain some of his stylistic innovations. On order Similar items. They had a daughter, Oliviabut the marriage was not happy, involving liaisons by both parties.

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He was an important representative of Czech music abroad in the second half of the 18th century and the beginning of the 19th century. Dussek died on 20 Marchin Saint-Germain-en-Laye. Together, they sometimes enjoyed what were called “musical orgies.

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Canzonegta he enrolled in the University of Prague, where he lasted one semester. Orchestral works were limited to concertos, including 16 for piano one of them had lost and two of them are remained dubious attributionsix for harp three of them lostand one for two pianos.

Give him your blessing, so that he will be always happy, something that I wish for him, given his great talents. Indespite his earlier affiliation with Marie Antoinette, Dussek returned to Paris in the employ of Talleyrandthe powerful French foreign minister.

Dussek then toured Germany, where he became one of the first “glamour” pianists, preceding Cazonetta Liszt. Six Sonatines Pour La Harp. Dussek made London his home until He was in such demand that Davison, in an biographic sketch, noted that “he became one of the most fashionable professors of the day, and his lessons were both sought with avidity and remunerated at a vussek of payment which knew no precedent except in the instance of John Cramer. The melody throughout is natural and the choruses are, without exception, as perfect specimens as we can find in the works of the theatrical composers of the present day.

Dussek, relenting, promised her freedom to do what she wanted; this led to a reconciliation of sorts. Some of Dussek’s compositions included arrangements of operatic and theatrical overtures for piano. Dussek’s business acumen apparently had little impact on his performing and composing while in London. Dussek wrote numerous solo piano works, including 34 Piano Sonatas as well as a number of programmatic compositions. Catherine recognized the ring as belonging to a known conspirator, raising her suspicions about Dussek.



His chamber music output includes 65 violin sonatas, 24 piano or harp trios, canzometta a variety of works for harp, harp or piano, or harp and piano. His music for that instrument contains a great variety of figuration within a largely diatonic harmony, avoids dangerous chromatic passages and is eminently playable.

Larry and Doris have drawn on their extensive experience.

This page was last edited on 12 Decemberat Retrieved 11 February By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Some works published dussk multiple publishers were assigned different opus numbers ; sometimes different works were given then same opus number by different publishers. He decided to try his hand at opera canzonetha ; the result was The Captive of Spilberg, with a libretto by Prince Hoare.

The evolution of style found in Dussek’s piano writing suggests he pursued an independent line of development, one that anticipated but did not dussdk early Romanticism. Every year, he performed in a series of concerts, at least some of which also featured Sophia, and which frequently featured new works.