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Camille Saiut-Saens, op. 64 ; arranged for
pianoforte and violin, and for pianoforte for
four hands, by the composer (Durand-
Schoenewerk, Paris). Same title, Capriccio
brillante for orchestra by Glinka, written
in Madrid in 1847, edited and dedicated to
Franz Liszt, by the sister of the composer
L. Schestakof, published by B. Schott's
Si'ihneu (Mainz, 1860). Arranged for the
pianoforte by M. Balakirev, published by
Schott (Mainz, between 1868-73).

JOURET, LEON, born at Ath, Belgium,
Oct. 17, 1828, stiU living, 1889. Dramatic
and church composer, brother of Theodore,
studied music in his native town, and from
1840 at the Conservatoire, Brussels, where
he became professor in 1874. Works :
Quentin Matsys, opera, given in Brussels,
at the Cercle Artistique et Litteraire, 1865 ;
Le tricorne enchante, do., ib., 1868 ; Can-
tata for Pentecost, in 3 parts, for 5 voices,
with organ, violoncello, and double bass ;
Mass for do. ; Domine Salvum fac ; Motets
and psalms ; Choruses for male voices a
cappella ; Melodies, romances, etc. Fe-
tis, Supplement, ii. 31 ; Mendel, Ergitnz.,

JOURET, THEODORE, born at Ath,
Belgium, Sept. 11, 1821, still living, 1889.
Vocal composer and musical critic ; brother
of Leon Jouret. He first took up music as
an amateur, while pursuing his scientific
studies, and in 1840-46 composed melodies
and choruses for male voices. In collabor-
ation with Guillaume Meyuue, he wrote the
opera-comique Le medeciu Turc, given in a
musical salon in Brussels, 1845. Since
1846 he has been the musical critic succes-
sively on several Belgian papers, and from
Paris and Germany has sent many contri-
butions to the Indepeudance Beige, and the
Journal de Saint-Petersbonrg. He is pro-
fessor of chemistry at the military school,



Brussels. Order of Leopold. Fetis, Sup-
plement, ii. 31 ; Mentlel, Ergiluz., 174.

aux Clercs.

(Vaucluse), France, Feb. 12, 1805, still liv-
ing, 1889. Dramatic and church composer,
pupil at the Conservatoire, Paris, of Fetis
and Bertou. He became chef d'orchestre
at Strasburg, and in 1830 at Carpentras,
whence he went to Avignon, and then set-
tled in his native town to teach music.
Works : Le dissipateur sans argent, opera,
given at Strasburg, 1827 ; Music for the
drama Le seigneur et 1'intendant, ib., 1829 ;
Messe solenuelle, ib., 1829 ; Other church
music. Fetis ; Mendel.

Buis-les-Barounies (Drome), France, June
1, 1805, still living, 1889. Church com-
poser, writer on music, scientist, and arrh;r-
ologist. He was first a lawyer, then a
priest, and became canon of the cathedral
of Valence in 1839. He devoted many
years to scientific research, published works
on music, on painting, and other arts. He
composed masses for 3 voices, with organ
and orchestra (Lyons and Paris, 1843-55) ;
Stabat Mater, for do. ; Collection of motets,
hymns, and anthems; do. of Cantieli^.
Ft'tis ; do.. Supplement, ii. 33 ; Larousse.
VEZ, born in Dublin,
Ireland, Sept. 20, 1853,
still living, 1889.
Chorister in Christ
Church Cathedral,
1861, and deputy or-
ganist in do., 18(i9 ;
professor of pianoforte
in Royal Irish Academy
of Music, 1871 ; con-
ductor of Kingston

Philharmonic Society, 1876 ; Mus. Doc.,
Dublin, 1877. Works: The Prophecy of
Capys, cantata ; A Dream of the Fairies,
do. ; Part-songs, songs, pianoforte music,

JUBEL-CANTATE (Jubilee Cantata), for
chorus, soli, and orchestra, text by Fried-
rich Kind, music by Carl Maria von Weber,
op. 58, written in 1818 for the festival to
celebrate the 50th anniversary of the reign
of King Friedrich August of Saxony, Sep-
tember 20th of that year, but was not per-
formed. First given at the Neustadt
Church, Dresden, under Weber's direction.
The autograph is in possession of Max von
Weber, Vienna. A second text, suitable for
general performance, entitled Ernte-cautate
(Harvest cantata), was written by Amadeus
Weudt, and is the one commonly sung.
Another version, The Festival of Peace,
text by Hampdon Napier, was given in
London, May 26, 1826, under Weber's di-
rection, a few days before his death. The
score with the two texts, preceded by the
Jubel-ouvertiire, was published by Schle-
singer (Berlin, 1818). Reissmann, Weber,
93 ; Grove, iv. 409, 423 ; Jiihn, Weber,
Verzeichuiss, 261 ; Weber, Weber's Lebens-
bild, ii. 175, 696 ; Monthly Musical Rec-
ord (1873) ; Upton, Standard Cantatas,

ture) for orchestra, in E, by Carl Maria von
Weber, op. 59, first performed at the Court
Theatre, Dresden, Sept. 20, 1818. The au-
tograph in the Konigliche Bibliothek, Ber-
lin, is dated Dresden, Sept. 11, 1818, and
was written for the festival to celebrate the
50th anniversary of the King of Saxony's
reign ; but it has no connection with the
Jubel-Cautate. The national anthem Heil
dir in Siegerkranz is introduced. Per-
formed by the Philharmonic Society of
New York, April 22, 1843. Published by
Schlesiuger (Berlin) ; Richault (Paris, 1818).
Weber, Weber 'sLebensbild, ii. 180 ; Julius,
Weber, Verzeichuiss, 265 ; Allgeni. Mus. Zei-
tung (43), 975.

JUBEL-OUVERTURE, for orchestra, by
Joachim Raff, op. 103, composed for the
celebration of the twenty-fifth year of the
rule of Prince Adolf, Duke of Nassau. Pub-
lished by Kahut (Leipsic, 1860-67).

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JUDAS MACCABEUS, oratorio in three
acts, text suggested b}' Handel arid select-
ed by the Rev. Thomas Morell, D.D., from
the first book of Maccabees, and the twelfth
book of Josephus's " Antiquities of the
Jews," music by Handel, first performed at
Coveut Garden, London, April 1, 1747. It
was written between July 9 and Aug. 11,
1746, by command of Frederick, Prince of
Wales, to celebrate the return of William,
Duke of Cumberland, after the victory of
CuUoden, April 16, 17-46. The autograph
score in Buckingham palace is headed
Overture Oratorio Judas Maccaboeus, auge-
fangen den July 9, 1746, oder deu 8. The
end of Act I. is dated July 21, 1746, 22 vOl-
lig, the end of Act H. August, 2, 1746, vollig,
and the conclusion, Aug. 11, 1746. The
work was performed six times in the first
year, and thirty-four times during Handel's
life, ranking with the Messiah and Samson
in the estimation of his English audiences.
The chorus, "Fallen is the foe," and "We
worship God and God alone " are master-
pieces of counterpoint. The chorus, " See
the conquering hero conies," was trans-
ferred from Joshua to this oratorio, in which
it has since been performed and pub-
lished. The air, "Wise men flattering,"
and the chorus, " Sion now," were intro-
duced several years after its first perform-
ance. The air, "Come ever smiling lib-
erty," was originally in the Occasional Ora-
torio. Part I. Lamentations for the death
of Mattathias, Judas recognized as a leader,
preparations for war ; Part II. Celebration
of the victories over the armies of Ajiollo-
nius, renewal of war ; Part HI. Feast of
the dedication at Jerusalem, return of
Judas from the victory over Nicanor, cele-
bration of peace and thanksgiving. Char-
acters represented : Judas Maccabrcus,
tenor ; Simon, his brother, bass ; Israelitish
woman, soprano ; Israelitish man, alto or
mezzo-soprano ; Israelitish messenger, alto ;
Eupolemus, Jewish ambassador to Home,
bass ; and choras of Israelites. This ora-
torio was sung in Leipsic in 1820 with Star-

' zer's additional accompaniments ; in Ber-
lin, Nov. 1, 1820, at the Handel Festival
(England), June 17, 1857, and first in Bos-
| ton by the Handel and Haydn Society, Dec.
j 5, 1847. Published first by Walsh (Lon-
don) ; edition by Macfarreu (Cramer & Co.,
London, 1855) ; and by Chrysauder (Breit-
kopf & Hiirtel, Leipsic, 1866). Rockstro,
Handel, 285 ; Schcelcher, 303 ; Upton, Stand-
ard Oratorios, 149 ; Athenseum (1857), 797 ;
Allgem. mus. Zeit., xxii, 760, xxiii, 108*.

JUDICE, CESAKE DE, born at Paler-
mo, Sicily, Jan. 28, 1607, died there, Sept.
13, 1680. Church composer, whose studies
in science and art won him the title of Doc-
tor in 1632 ; was made visitor-general,
1650. Mougitori (Bibl. Sicul., I. 119) praises
his compositions, which consist of madri-
gals (Messina, 1628), and motets (Palermo,
1635). A Eequiem for the funeral cere-
monies of Philip IT., 1666, was not pub-
lished. Fctis ; Gerber ; Walther.

ment of Solomon), oratorio by Carissimi,
one of his masterpieces. The MS. is in the
National Library of Paris. Edited by Chry-
sander (Schott, Mainz).

JUDISCHE TRILOGIE for orchestra, in
C minor, by Asger Hamerik, op. 19, com-
posed in Paris in 1866-67. Published by
Breitkopf & Hiirtel (Leipsic).

JUDITH, oratorio, text by Isaac Bicker-
staff, music by Dr. Thomas A. Arne, first
performed on Feb. 29, 1764, at the Lock
Hospital Chapel, London, for the benefit of
that charity. At a performance of Judith
in Covent Garden Theatre, Feb. 26, 1773,
Dr. Arne first introduced women's voices
into oratorio choruses. By the same title
are : text by W. Huggius, music by De-
fesch, London, 1733 ; sacred cantata in
three scenes, words selected by Chorley,
music by Henry D. Leslie, composed for
the Birmingham Festival and performed
there in September, 1858 ; also at St. Mar-
tin's Hall, London, March 8, 1859.

JUDITH, or the Regeneration of Manas-
seb, oratorio, in two acts, by Charles Hu-



bert Hastings Parry, composed for and first
performed at the Birmingham (England)
Festival, Aug. 29, 1888. Libretto from the
Bible and the Apocrypha. It was revised
by the composer and first given in London,
Dec. 6, 1888, under the direction of Dr. A,
C. Mackenzie. Academy (1888), II. 125,
142, 394 ; Athenaeum (1888), II. 298.

JUDITH. See Lotario.

Judgment), cantata, text by Chevalier Roger,
music by Antonio Salieri, first given in Paris,
17S7. It was written iu Vienna for the So-
ciete d'Apollon of Paris, and was sung at its
concerts and at the Concerts Spirituels with
great applause.

JUHE! JUHfi! Sec .I/.//-/./;/-'.

JUIVE, LA (The Jewess), opera in five
acts, text by Scribe, music by Halcvy, first
represented at the Acadernie Royale de Mu-
sique, Paris, Feb. 23, 1835. It was given
in London, Drury Lane, in French, July 29,
184G, and in Italian as La Ebrea, C'ovent Gar-
den, July 25, 1851). The libretto was writ-
ten for Rossini, who declined it for that of
(iuillaumo Tell. The mise en scone for the
first production cost 150,000 francs. Origi-
nal cast :

Rachel Mile Falcon.

Eudoxie Mine Dorus-Gras.

Eleazar M. Nournt.

Leopold M. Lafont.

Le Cardinal M. Levasseur.

The scene is laid in Constance in 1414, the
home of Eleazar and his foster-child, Rachel,
daughter of the Cardinal Brogni. To re-

o c

venge him for the death of his two sons,
Eleazar has educated her as a Jewess.
Leopold, an Austrian Prince, comes to
Constance on an expedition against the
Hussites, becomes enamoured of Rachel,
and feigns to be a Jewish painter. The
Emperor arrives with his retinue, among
which is Eudoxie, Leopold's wife, who dis-
covers the unfaithfulness of her husband.
The Cardinal pronounces maledictions on
the Jews, and Elcazur and Rachel are cou-

' demned to death. As Rachel is thrown into
a cauldron of boiling oil, and before Eleazar
shares her fate, he announces that Rachel
is the Cardinal's daughter. Among the
best numbers are : the declaration of the
Cardinal, " Si la rigueur et la vengeance ;"
the Passover scene and prayer, "Dieu que
ma voix tremblaute ; " Rachel's air, " n va
venir ; " the trio, " Tu possedes, dit-on, un
joyau magnifique ; " the duet between Ele-
azar and the Cardinal, "Ta fille est devant
le concile;" and the tenor air, "Rachel!
quaud du Seigneur." La Juive received

Falcon, as Rachel.

431 representations in Paris up to 1877.
It was first given in New York, April 30,
1860, with Mme Fabri as Rachel. Per-
formed in German at the Metropolitan
Opera House, Dec. 7, 1887, with Lili Leh-
nmiin in the title-role ; Eudoxia, Frau Biro
de Marion ; Eleazar, Herr Niemaun ; The
Cardinal, Herr Fischer ; and Leopold, Herr
Alvary. Published by Schlesinger (Berlin,
1S35), new ed., German translation by B. von
Liechtenstein (Berlin, 1853). Lajarte, ii. 150 ;
Clement et Larousse, 388 ; Athenamm
(1843), 820 ; Upton, Standard Operas, 128.
JULIA, Padre BENITO, Spanish monk
and composer of the 18th century. He was



a pupil at the school of music at the Con-
vent of Montserrat, Catalonia, where his
works are preserved. They occupy an im-
portant place in musical history ; his Re-
sponses for Holy Week are considered re-
markable productions. Fetis, Supplement,
ii. 34 ; Mendel, Erganz., 175.

JULIE, ou le pot de fleurs, French opera-
coniique in one act and in prose, text by
M. A. Jars, music by Spoutiui and Fay,
first represented at the Opera Comique,
Paris, March 12, 1805. This was Spoutiui's
first opera-cornique with French words. It
was coldly received. Produced without
success in Berlin, Dec. 5, 1808. Julie,
French operetta, text by Monvel, music by
Dezude, Paris, Sept. 25, 1772 ; by Auber,
his first opera, represented privately, Paris,
1805. In German, by Georg Braun, Eich-
stiitt, 1770 ; by Julius Miller, 1810.

Mannheim, Feb. 6, 1801, died at Carlsruhe,
Nov. 13, 1844. Amateur composer, occu-
pied an important governmental position ;
settled in Carlsruhe, where Fosca directed
his studies in composition. He founded a
school of vocal music in that city ; visited
Paris in 1829, and entertained friendly re-
lations with Cherubim, Boieldieu, Victor
Hugo, and other celebrated men. His
Lieder for one voice, and songs for four
male voices, were well known in Germany.
He published also three quartets for strings
(Paris, 1830). Ft-tis.

born at Sisteron
(Basses-Alpes), April
23, 1812, died near
Paris, March 14,
1860. Pupil of Le-
carpeutier and of
Haliivy at the Con-
servatoire, Paris, in
1833-36, then con-
ducted concerts, but
left the city on ac-
count of insolvency in 1838, and went to
London, where he established and con-

ducted the promenade concerts at the Drury
Lane Theatre, and the Lyceum, in 1840-59.
He travelled also with his entire orchestra
through Great Britain, and in 1853-54
through the United States. In 1846 he
started a shop especially for the sale of his
own music, took charge of the Drury Lane
Theatre in 1847, but failed with this specu-
lation, as well as with the subsequent or-
ganization of concerts and balls at the Sur-
rey Gardens ; then conducted oratorios for
a short time, and after his farewell con-
certs went to Paris to escape his creditors,
but was imprisoned there. Soon after his
liberation he became insane (I860), and at-
tempted suicide ; he was placed ill an asy-
lum, and his death was announced soon
after. To make music popular he employed
the best solo and orchestral performers, se-
lected the most attractive music, and did
much to improve orchestras and the taste of
his audiences. Works : Pietro il Grande,
musical drama in five acts, represented in
London, Aug. 17, 1852 ; Quadrilles, waltzes,
and other dance music. Grove ; Fetis ;

JULIUS CAESAR, overture to Shake-
speare's tragedy, for orchestra, in F minor,
by Schumann, op. 128, composed in 1851,
first performed at a music festival in Diissel-
dorf, Aug. 3, 1852, at the Gewaudhaus, Leip-
sic, Jan. 17, 1853. First performed in New
York by the Philharmonic Society iu the
season of 1871-72. Published by Henry
Litolff (Brunswick, 1855). Arranged for
pianoforte for four hands by W. Bargiel.

JULIUS CAESAR, overture and music to
Shakespeare's tragedy, by Hans von Biilow,
op. 10, published by Schott (Mainz, 18CO).
First performed in New York by the Phil-
harmonic Society in the season 1875-76.
Arranged for the pianoforte for four hands
by A. Heinz (Schott, Mainz, 1868-73).

JUMENTIER, BERNARD, born at Leves,
near Chartres, March 24, 1749, died at
Saint-Quentin, Dec. 17, 1829. Church com-
poser, pupil of Delalande, director of mu-
sic at the Cathedral of Chartres ; became



chief instructor at the Maitrise of Saint-Malo
in 1773, director of music at the church in
Coutauces in 1770, and at the end of the
same year was called in the same capacity
to the royal chapter at Saiut-Quentiu.
Works : Chloris et Medor, historical opera,
1793 ; 5 oratorios ; 3 symphonies for full
orchestra ; 5 masses for 3 voices, chorus,
and orchestra ; 5 do. for 4 voices, and do. ;
short mass for do. ; Requiem for do. ; Te
Deum for do. ; do. for 3 voices and do. ;
Pater uoster for do. ; Stabat Mater for 4
voices, and do. ; 8 Magnificats for 2, 3 or 4
voices, and do. ; G-l motets for 1-4 voices,
with orchestra ; 3 De Profuudis for do. ;
110th psalm for 2 voices, chorus, and or-
chestra ; '28th psalm for a bass voice, and
do. ; 10 Osalutaris for 1-4 voices; G Domine
salvum, for do. ; various other anthems.
FiHis ; Mendel.

TIN, born at Grattersdorf, Bavaria, July 6,
1747, died at Grossmehriug, near Ingol-
stadt, in 1818. Benedictine monk, received
his musical education in his convent, for
which he composed a great deal of music.
On its suppression he became professor
at the gymnasium of Amberg, and sub-
sequently a priest at Grossmehriug.
Works : 6 German masses for 1 voice, with
organ ; Canticles for do. ; Vespers for do. ;
Staliat Mater (on Wieland's German trans-
lation), for 4 voices, organ, 2 horns and
bassoon ; Miserere, for do. (without bas-
soon) ; 3 litanies for do. ; Vespers for 3
voices and do. ; German Te Deum for 2
voices and organ ; German songs, with pi-
anoforte. Fetis ; Mendel.

JUNGF 1 ; A T M . VRIA ! See Straddla.

Maid of Orleans), music to Schiller's tragedy
of, by Max Bruch, performed at Cologne,
April, 18r,S).

symphonic poem, by Moszkowski, first per-
formed at the London Philharmonic con-
cert, May 20, 1885, conducted by the com-
poser. I. Pastoral Life ; II. Inner Conscious-

ness ; Former Memories ; III. Procession
of the Conquerors to the Coronation at
Rheims ; IV. Joan in Prison, her Triumph,
Death, and Apotheosis (introducing the
Joy theme from Beethoven's 9th symphony).
Upton, Standard Symphonies, 301 ; Athen-
aeum (1885), i. G72.

JUNGMANN, ALBERT, born at Lagen-
salza, Nov. 14, 1824, still living, 1889. Pi-
anist, for many years employed by the
music publishers G. W. KOrner, Erfurt, and
G. A. Spina, Vienna ; has composed a great
number of morceaux de salon for the pi-
anoforte, which found great favor, and were
published in Vienna, Leipsic, Offenbach,
etc. Mendel ; Fetis, Supplement, ii. 35.

JUNKER HEINZ, German opera, text by
G. Franz, music by Carl von Perfall, repre-
sented in Munich, April 9, 188G. The li-
bretto is founded on the poem " Heinrich
von Schwabeu," by Wilhelm Hertz. The
opera, full of dramatic interest, was splen-
didly mounted and met with an enthusias-
tic reception. Signale (188G), 545.

Oehriugen in 1740, died at Rupertshofen,
May 30, 1797. Pianist, studied music in
his youth, went as tutor to Switzerland on
leaving the University, became professor of
philosophy at the Gymnasium of Heides-
heim in 1778, court chaplain at Kirchberg
in 1779, pastor at Dettingen in 1789, at
Laudsiedel, near Kirchberg, in 1793, and at
Rupertshofeu in 1795. Works : Genoveva
ira Thurrne, melodrama, Speier, 1790 ; Die
Nacht von Zachariii, musical declamation
for pianoforte, with violin and bass ad libi-
tum ; 3 concertos for pianoforte with or-
chestra ; Other music for pianoforte. Fe-
tis ; Mendel ; Riemann.

Chambt'ry, Nov. 30, 1805, died in Paris,
June 12, 1839. Violinist, pupil of Monti-
celli and of Giorgis. Real name Louvet ;
his family settled in Turin, when he was
only two years old, and changed its name
on account of the opprobrium resting on it,
it being also that of the assassin of the



Due cle Berry. He appeared successfully
in public at the age of twelve ; became a
pupil in Paris of Baillot at tlie Conservatoire,
where he won the 1st prize for violin in
1823 ; became first violin at the Odeon,
and in 1826 professor of violin and chef d'or-
chestre in Strasburg. He was one of the
organizers of the musical festivals of Alsace ;
returned to Paris in 1835. Works : La
vengeance italieime, ou le Frau<;ais a Flo-
rence, opera-eomique, given at Strasburg,
1834 ; Concerto for violin and orchestra ;
Variations brillantes for orchestra ; Grand
trio for pianoforte and strings ; Trio for
strings ; Variations concertautes for piano-
forte and violin ; Fantaisie for do. ; Theme
varie for violin, etc. Fetis ; Mendel.

JUPITER IN AEGOS, opera by Handel,
advertised for performance at the Hay-
market Theatre, May 1, 1739, but no record
of its representation is given. It was partly
a pasticcio, and does not contain more than
twenty original numbers. The last pages,
dated "fine dell' opera Jupiter in Argos,
April 24, 1739," are in the Fitzwilliam Li-
brary, Cambridge. No complete score has
been found. Chrysander, Handel, ii. 453.

JUPITER SYMPHONY, name given to
Mozart's 49th and last symphony, in C,
composed with the symphonies in E-flat
and G minor between June 26 and Aug. 10,
1778, being written in fifteen days. The
autograph is owned by Julius Andre, of
Frankfort. Mendelssohn was the first to
show that a favourite passage of seven bars,
near the close of the Andante, was an alter-
ation from the original score. I. Allegro
vivace ; II. Andante cantabile ; HI. Menu-
etto ; IV. Finale, Allegro rnolto. The credo
in Mozart's Mass in F is based on the well-
known subject in the Finale of this sym-
phony. First performed by the Philhar-
monic Society of New York in the season
of 1843 -44. Breitkopf & Hartel, Mozart
Wi'i-ke, Serie viii. No. 41. Kochel, Verzeich-
niss, 551 ; Jiihn, Mozart, iv. 135 ; Mendels-
sohn's Letters, ii. 350 ; Upton, Standard
Symphonies, 197.

JUST, JOHAN AUGUST, born at Gro-
ningeu in 1750, died (?). Pianist and vio-
linist, pupil of Kirnberger in Berlin, and of
Schwindele at the Hague. From 1770 until
1782 he was court musician to the Prince of
Orange. At the time of the French inva-
sion he went to Berlin, and thence to Lon-
don where he became a celebrated teacher.
He published sonatas there, which are con-
sidered his best compositions, and a Method
for the harpsichord. Two operas by him,
Le marchand de Smj'rue, and Le page, were
given at Amsterdam. Van der Straeten, iv.
387 ; Viotta ; Fetis.

See Zampa.

composer of the 18th century. He
lived at The Hague until 1780, and
iu 1781-92 was Kapellmeister of the cathe-
dral at Cologne. Works : 12 symphonies
for strings, flute, 2 oboes and 2 horns ; 6
trios for harpsichord, and strings ; 12 quar-
tets for strings. Fetis; Gregoir, Biog.,
101 ; Viotta.

bor, Bohemia, second half of the 18th cen-
tury, died (?). Violin virtuoso, travelled
through Germany giving concerts. Works :
2 concertos, op. 8 and 17 ; Rondeau a la
polonaise, op. 9 ; Variations et polonaises,
with accompaniment of quartet, op. 1, 2, 5,
6, 7, 18, 22 ; Variations for violin, with vio-
lin and bass, op. 3 and 4 ; Duos, op. 10, 14,
16 ; 6 etudes or caprices for violin, op. 13 ;
several collections of polonaises for piano-
forte. FiHis.

at Rudolstadt, Silesia, in 1761, died at Bol-
keuhain, Nov. 16, 1829. Organist, cantor
at Bolkenhaiu in 1785. He published the
church cantata, Lobe den Hern, and excel-
lent organ compositions. Mendel ; Fetis.

KAFFKA (properly Kawka), JOHANN
CHRISTOPH, born at Ratisbou in 1759,
died (?). Violinist and dramatic composer,



brother of Wilhelm Knffka, pupil of Riepel ;
entered the orchestra of the Prince of Thurn
uud Taxis at Ratisbou ; appeared as a singer
and actor iu Berlin in 1778, and later in
Breslau ; went to the Hoftheater in Dessau
iu 1800, settled at Eiga in 1803 as a book-
seller, and after that appeared only occasion-
ally in concerts as violinist, Works Op-
eras : Das Milchmadchen, Breslau, 1779 ;
Lucas uud Hannchen, Hamburg, 1782 ; Die
Zigeuuer, Breslau, 1780 ; Der Apfeldieb,
ib., 1781 ; Autonius uud Kleopatra, ib.,
1781 ; Das wiithende Heer, ib., 1782 ; So
prellt man Fiichse, ib., 1782 ; Das Fest

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