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date: 16 November 2019

Vienna (Ger. Wien)locked

  • Theophil Antonicek,
  • Derek Beales,
  • Leon Botstein,
  • Rudolf Klein
  •  and Harald Goertz

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(Ger. Wien)

Capital city of Austria. Originally a Celtic settlement, it later became a Roman military town and finally the capital of the Duchy of Austria in the 12th century. It came under Habsburg rule in 1278 and expanded greatly as the capital of the vast Austro-Hungarian Empire, which was dissolved after World War I; since that time the city has been the capital of the Federal Republic of Austria.

Theophil Antonicek

Long stretches of Vienna's history, particularly that of its music, are shrouded in obscurity; only for the modern period is the picture reasonably complete. Since Josef Mantuani (1904), the literature has been based largely upon analogies and assumptions, a failing due as much to the state of the historical data as to the loss of source materials and lack of systematic research, which is in turn the consequence of an overemphasis on the apparent highpoints of musical development....

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