Inscribed in red ink on the cover of the Mass is the marking N 161, which refers to the Cathalogus Notarum, compiled in 1898 by the Kapellmeister
Franciszek Maletz (9).
In the art and manner of his conducting, many found a resemblance to that of Kapellmeister
The young soprano must have possessed both charisma and the confidence to sing the flamboyant music of her Kapellmeister
husband while being accompanied by him and the members of the excellent (though less well paid) court ensemble.
By now Mendelssohn was living in Leipzig, having been appointed Kapellmeister
of the Gewandhaus in 1835--the youngest in its entire history.
Fritz the Great--an abused child, sadistic prince, absolute monarch, "lapsed Calvinist," "bisexual misanthrope," flute-playing reader of Voltaire, and bloodthirsty commander in chief of the Prussian armies--may have thought of himself as a philosopher-king so enlightened that he could, at the haughty age of thirty-five, summon the sixty-two-year-old gout-ridden Kapellmeister
Bach from Leipzig to his Potsdam court and put him to a counterpoint-composing test.
Not content to hand the kids plain sugar sticks, and apparently friends with, or related to, a candy maker, the resourceful kapellmeister
had the candies bent into "shepherds' hooks" for the especially long living Nativity event.
Sawallisch arrived in Philadelphia as music director after years as a conductor in Munich, and he has always represented the best of that category known as the Kapellmeister
, or solid professional musician.
Srboljub Dinic, the current and well-liked Kapellmeister
at the Stadttheater, will replace the latter.
Dabei hatte Thomas Mann wie auch sein Hanno Gelegenheit, Intendant, Kapellmeister
, Schauspieler, Zuschauer zu sein--so wie Richard Wagner in Bayreuth.
Smallman gave Schutz's predecessors as Dresden Kapellmeister
the briefest, and not always the most accurate, of introductions -- each received just one sentence of text, and four were given short entries in the Personalia appendix.
The tress was snipped from the dead composer's head just after his death on March 26, 1827, by a young admirer, Ferdinand Hiller, a Jewish kapellmeister
, who had it sealed in a locket and passed it down through his family.