Salieri


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Salieri

Antonio . 1750--1825, Italian composer and conductor, who worked in Vienna (from 1766). The suggestion that he poisoned Mozart has no foundation
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The 1980s film, Amadeus, tells the story of a conflict between two great musical talents: Mozart, the flippant and silly artist who became an icon in classical music; and Salieri, the bright, determined, but largely forgotten composer for the Austrian emperor.
Rice on 'The Operas of Antonio Salieri' is followed by Konrad Kuster's study of 'Lorenzo da Ponte's Viennese Librettos'.
One in particular is worth singling out here: Salieri, whose notoriety has been recently if not justly assured by Peter Schaffer in Amadeus, clearly felt obliged, as Kapellmeister of the Nationalsingspiel, to contribute to it, and his Der Rauchfangkehrer (The Chimney Sweep) was first performed on April 30th, 1781.
It might have been a scene from Milos Forman's Oscar-winning film, Amadeus, which portrayed the mediocre Salieri as the mysterious masked man who commissioned the Requiem from Mozart with the aim of taking credit for this piece.
Comparing Mourinho with Pep Guardiola, Valdano said: "If Guardiola is Mozart, that makes Mourinho [Italian composer Antonio] Salieri.
Wolff's perceptive analysis of these highlights Joseph II's impressive grasp of detail, his vision for a revitalized musical establishment and his knowledge of the capabilities and personalities of the two leading musical figures in Vienna: Mozart and Salieri. Salieri's promotion to Hofkapellmeister recognized variously his status as Gluck's anointed successor, his international reputation as a composer, and his ability and experience to administer a large and complex Kapelle.
The collection contains fourteen arias--one by Pietro Alessandro Guglielmi, two each from Righini and Storace, three from Soler, and six from Salieri. These arias span the eleven years of Calvesi's career preceding his creation of Ferrando.
Thursday AMADEUS BBC1, 11.45PM Ageing composer Antonio Salieri, now confined to an insane asylum, tells the tale of events three decades earlier regarding Mozart.
Last year, the company staged street performances of Mozart and Salieri in St George's Square in Huddersfield.