Jan Ladislav Dussek was a Czech composer and pianist. He was an important representative of Czech music abroad in the second half of the 18th century and . Canzonetta – Jan Ladislav Dussek – Combre – Piano – [Jan Ladislav Dussek] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. – Piano – Combre .

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Orchestral works were limited to concertos, including 16 for piano one of them had lost and two of them are remained dubious attributionsix for harp three of them lostand one for two pianos. The evolution of style found in Dussek’s piano writing suggests he pursued an independent line of development, one that anticipated but did not influence early Romanticism.

This imposing sonata also received the nickname Plus Ultra in heated response to a piano canzonetts by Joseph Woelflsaid to be the last word in pianistic difficulties, entitled Non Plus Ultra.

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Dussek’s business acumen apparently had little impact on his performing and composing while in London. He wrote a powerful sonata Sonata in A flat major, Op. Dussek and Corri managed to convince the librettist Lorenzo Da Ponte to lend them money to cover their dissek.

The opera opened at Drury Lane on 14 Novemberand the music was well received, [39] with the European Magazine ‘s critic writing, “the music, by Mr. Retrieved 7 March The Artaria Company published a thematic catalog of his works that is incomplete, [51] prompting Howard Craw to develop a new thematic catalog in Though the plot may be considered of a nature rather too gloomy for an after-piece, it possesses a considerable degree of interest He also developed a fondness for strong drink which probably hastened his death.


His compositions also included arrangements of other works, especially opera overtures, for piano. In a concert on 15 June that year, the pair played a piano duet together; they were married in September InDussek and his wife began having serious marital troubles.

Canzlnetta sonatas had trio parts added by J. Grove, George et al Six Sonatines Pour La Harp.

Canzonetta (Dussek, Jan Ladislav)

cxnzonetta Structural novelty and tradition in the early romantic piano concerto. It is also possible that Dussek’s influence can be seen in Beethoven’s famous Sonata Opus 81a, les Adieux: Larry and Doris have drawn on their extensive experience.

Every year, he performed in a series of concerts, at least some of which also featured Sophia, and which frequently featured new works. Not only did he write prolifically for the piano, he was an important composer for the harp.

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Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. During a nearly ten-year stay in London, he was instrumental in extending the size of the pianoforteand was the recipient of one of John Broadwood ‘s first 6-octave pianos, CC-c4. Greene, David Mason It seems unlikely that Dussek ever saw Sophia and his daughter Olivia after he left London in ; Sophia had to wait until she knew Dussek had died before she could remarry, which she did in His more notable works include several large-scale solo piano pieces, piano sonatasmany piano concertossonatas for violin and piano, a musical drama, and various works of chamber musicincluding a Trio for piano, horn and violinand the highly unusual sonata for piano, violin, cello and duasek entitled The Naval Battle and Total Defeat of the Dutch by Admiral CabzonettaCwhich is an extremely rare example of preth-century chamber music that includes percussion.



The remainder of his life he spent performing, teaching and composing in Prussia and France. A Biography and Thematic Catalog of the works of J. His personal beauty had faded and he became grossly fat, so much so that he had a curve cut into his dining table and was eventually unable to reach the piano keyboard.

Joseph Haydn, for instance, composed his famous E-flat sonata after playing a piano of greater range lent to him by Dussek.