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Melk locked

  • Robert N. Freeman

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Town in Lower Austria. The strategic location of the fortress Medelica (Melk) on a slope overlooking the Danube led the Babenbergs, Austria's medieval rulers, to establish their court there in 976. Monks from the Benedictine abbey of Lambach were invited to join the court in ...

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The New Grove Dictionary of Opera
Vienna, Österreichische Nationalbibliothek, Musiksammlung
Die Musik in Geschichte und Gegenwart