Johann Mattheson

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Mattheson, Johann


Born Sept. 28, 1681, in Hamburg; died there Apr. 17, 1764. German writer on musical theory, composer, singer, and conductor.

Mattheson wrote several operas, 24 oratorios and cantatas, and instrumental pieces. His works on music theory were of fundamental importance. Mattheson was an advocate of national music and an adherent of the doctrine of affections in musical aesthetics, which was progressive for the times. Among his studies were The Newly Opened Orchestra (parts 1-3, 1713-21), Musical Criticism (vols. 1-2, 1722-25), and The Modern Bandmaster (1739). He was the author of the first biography of G. F. Handel.


Materialy i dokumenty po istorii muzyki, vol. 2. Edited by M. V. IvanovBoretskii. Moscow, 1934.
Wolff, H. C. Die Barockoper in Hamburg (1678-1738), vols. 1-2. Wolfenbüttel, 1957.
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With the score locked at 4-4 and Queen looking threatening (even when down to 10 men), Darius Mattheson was cautioned for simulation with seven minutes remaining, much to the disbelief of the Queen contingent, when it appeared that he was hacked down in the box.
Die Neubegrundung des Taktbegriffs--etwa die Vorstellung von einfachen, zusammengesetzten oder doppelt notierten Takten (2)--, die von namhaften Musiktheoretikern wie Mattheson, Marpurg, Koch, Kirnberger oder Sulzer unterschiedlich diskutiert wurde, kommt gar nicht zur Sprache, obwohl sie zu den Grundlagen der Notationsentwicklung und insbesondere zum Verstandnis der musikalischen Zeit im 18.
Circles, maps, and spirals modeling root progressions and key shifts are associated with such names as Johan Mattheson, David Kellner, Gottfried Weber, and Leonhard Euler, and played a large part in the great explosion of music theory in the eighteenth century.
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I want to thank Bill Araiza, Michael Berch, Adam Chodorow, Linda Demaine, Laura Dickinson, Dave Fagundes, Aaron Fellmeth, Brian Galle, Carissa Hessick, Paul Horwitz, Rob Kar, Orde Kittrie, Erik Knutsen, Zak Kramer, Jo Ellen Lind, Dan Markel, Alan Mattheson, Mary Sigler, Malcolm Stewart, Doug Sylvester, and Lesley Wexler for their helpful comments on this project.
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See, for example, British Tracks Review, 13 October 1934, 3 November 1934, 8 Dec 1934; James Mattheson, The Greyhound: Breeding.
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