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peror Charles VI. and instructor of the im-
perial children from 1717 to 1704, when he
was pensioned. Works : 72 Versetten oder
Fugen, satnint 12 Toccaten, besouders zum
Kirchendienst bei Choral- Aemtern uud Vcs-




pern dieulich (Vienna, 172C), for organ ;
Componimeuti musical! (il>., 1727), for
harpsichord. Wurzbach ; Riemann ; I'V-tis.
MUFFAT, GEORG, German composer
of the 17th century, died at Passau, Feb.
23, 1704 He studied Lully's style in Paris
for six years ; was organist of the Strasburg
Cathedral until 1675, when he was driven
away by the war. After some time spent
in Vienna and Rome, he became organist
in 1090 at Salzburg, and was appointed
in 1695 Kapellmeister and Master of the
Pages to the Bishop of Passau. Works :



-Mendel, Ergiinz., 291.

MULETIER, LE (The Muleteer), French
opera-comique in one act, test by Paul de
Kock, after Boccaccio, music by Hc-rold,
first represented at the Opera Comique,
Paris, May 12, 1823 ; revived May 7, 1858.
Revue et Gaz. mus. do Paris (1858), 153.

MULLER, ADOLF, the elder, born at
Tolna, Hungary, Oct. 7, 1802, died in Vi-
enna, July 29, 1886. Dramatic singer and
composer ; began to study music under
Rieger, organist at the Cathedral of Briinn ;
later, iu Vienna, pupil in composition of
Joseph Blumenthal At the age of eight
he appeared in a concert as pianist, after-
wards devoted himself to the stage, and
was a member of the opera successively at
Prague, Lernberg, Briiun, and finally (1823-
28) in Vienna, where he was then appoint-
ed Kapellmeister at the Theater an der
Wien. Up to 1808 he had composed for
that stage 579 operas, operettas, melodra-
mas, and other works of various descrip-
tion. Works Operas : Seraphine, Vienna,
Oct. 22, 1828 ; Astriia, ib., about 1830.



Suavioris harmonire instrumentalis hypor- ; Operettas : Wer Auderu eine Grube griibt



chematicre florilegium (Augsburg, 1685), 50
pieces for 4 or 8 violins ; Florilegium se-
cundum (Passau, 1698), 62 pieces ; Appara-
tus musico-orgauisticus (Augsburg. 1690),
12 toccatas, etc. ; Armonico tribute (Salz-
burg, 1682), sonatas ; Auserleseuer mit
Ernst und Lust gemengter Instrumental-
werke erste Versamnilung (Passau, 1701).
Riemann ; Schilling ; Gerber ; Mendel ;
do., Ergiinz., 292 ; Fotis ; Wurzbach.

MUHLDORFER, WILHELM KARL,
born at Gratz, Styria, March 6, 1837, still
living, 1889. Dramatic composer ; studied
music at Linz, Upper Austria, and at Mann-
heim, went on the stage as an actor, and in
1855 accepted a position as Kapellmeister
at the Stadttheater in Ulm ; in 1867-81 he
acted in the same capacity at Leipsic, and
since then at Cologne. Works : Im Kyff-
hiiuser, romantic opera, 1855 ; Prinzessiu
Rebeubliitc, do. ; Music for many dramas ;



fiillt selbst hinein, given iu Vienna, 1825 ;
Die schwarze Frau, ib., 1826 ; Die erste Zu-
sammenkuuft, ib., 1827. Sixty Siugspiele,
burlesques, and parodies ; Cantata for the
Emperor's birthday, performed Feb. 25,
1825 ; Grand mass in D ; 8 offertories ;
Quartets for strings ; 435 compositions for
pianoforte, physharmouica, and for voice ;
Method for voice. F<itis ; do., Supplement,
ii. 253 ; Mendel ; Riemann ; Wurzbach.

MULLER, ADOLF, the younger, born
in Vienna, Oct. 15, 1839, still living, 1889.
Dramatic composer, son and pupil of Adolf
Mailer the elder. In 1864-65 he was Ka-
pellmeister of the opera at Posen, in 1865-
07 at Magdeburg, in 1868-75 at Dussel-
dorf, and since 1875 of the German Opera
at Rotterdam. Works Operas : Heinrich
der Goldschmidt, given at Magdeburg,
1866 ; Waldmeister's Brautfahrt, Hamburg,
1873 ; Van Dyck, Rotterdam, 1877. Oper-



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MULLER



ettas : Das Gespeust in der Spiunstube ;
Der kleiue Prinz ; Der Hofnarr, Vienna,
1886 ; Der Liebeshof, ib., 1888. Quartet
for strings ; Trio for pianoforte and strings ;
Songs.' Fetis, Supplement, ii. 253 ; Rie-
manu ; Wurzbacb.

MULLER, AUGUST EBERHARD, born
at Nordbeim, Hanover, Dec. 13, 1707, died
in Weimar, Dec. 3, 1817. Pianist and or-
ganist, sou and pupil of tbe organist of
Riuteln ; also influenced by Jobanu Chris-
topb Friedricb Bacb. He began tbe study
of law at Leipsic in 1785, but soon gave it
up ; resided some time at Brunswick, and
in 1789 became organist of St. Ulrich's at
Magdeburg. He made many small concert
tours, and in 1794 went to Leipsic as organ-
ist of St. Nicholas. In 1800 be was ap-
pointed adjunct to Joliann Adani Hiller,
and succeeded him in 1804 as cantor of the
Thomasscbule and musical director of tbe
two chief churches of Leipsic. He was
made court Kapellmeister at Weimar in
1810. Works : 3 concertos, 18 sonatas, 6
caprices, variations, sonatinas, and other
pieces for pianoforte ; Cadenzas to Mozart's
concertos ; Sonata, suites, and choral varia-
tions for organ ; Fantasia, concertos, and
duets for flute ; Trio for pianoforte and
strings ; Cantata, 11 sacred cantatas, motets,
and songs ; Der Polterabend, operetta ; Pi-
anoforte school (Jena, 1805), really the 6th
edition of Lohleiu's Pianoforteschule, the
8th edition being published by Czerny in
1825, and Kalkbrenner's method being based
on Mailer's ; Flute method ; Elementary pi-
anoforte and flute pieces. Mendel ; Fetis ;
Riemann ; Schilling ; Gerber.

MULLER, DONAT, born at Biburg, Ba-
varia, Jan. 3, 1804, still living, 1889.
Church composer, pupil, while chorister at
the Cathedral of Augsburg, of Dom-Kapell-
meister Franz Biihler. In 1820 he became
organist at the Church of the Holy Cross,
in 182G at the Maxiiuiliauskirche ; was ap-
pointed in 1837 music director at St. Georg
and in 1839 at St. Ulrich. Works : Disit
et Magnificat, for 4 voices, organ, and or-



chestra ; Tautuin ergo, for do. ; 2 masses
for 3-4 voices, orchestra, and organ ; 2 lit-
anies for 3-4 voices, organ, and wind instru-
ments ; 3 Lieder beim Grabe Jesu, for 3
voices, organ, strings, and wind instru-
ments ; Requiem, for 3 voices, 2 violins,
organ obligato, and 2 horns ad libitum ;
Vesperte breves, for voice, organ, strings,
and wind instruments ; German vespers,
for 2 or 3 voices and organ ; O Deus amor
meus, graduale for 4 voices, organ ob-
ligato, strings, and wind instruments ; Pange
lingua, for 4 voices and organ ; do., for
bass voice and organ ; Collections of varia-
tions for pianoforte. -Fotis ; Mendel.

MULLER, FRIEDRICH, born at Orla-
miiude, Altenburg, Dec. 10, 1786, died at
Rudolstadt, Dec. 12, 1871. Virtuoso on the
clarinet, and instrumental composer ; in-
structed on several instruments by his
father, town musician of Orlamiinde, later
pupil of Heiurich Christoph Koch in compo-
sition. When sixteen he joined the orches-
tra of the Prince von Schwartzburg-Rudol-
stadt as violoncellist, then as clarinet player.
After having reorganized the military band,
in 1816, he was made its director, also
chamber musician, and in 1831 Hof-Ka-
pellmeistor. In his younger days he had
made extensive concert tours. Works : 2
symphonies for grand orchestra ; Romance
variee for clarinet and orchestra ; Theme
variu for bassoon and do.; 4 collections of
dances for do. ; Musique militaire ; Quartet
for clarinet and strings ; 6 quartets aud 6
trios for horns ; Concertos and concertinos
for clarinet ; Divertissement for pianoforte
aud clarinet. Fetis ; Mendel ; Rieniaun.

MULLER, IWAN, born at Reval, Russia,
Dec. 3, 1786, died at Biickeburg, Schaum-
burg-Lippe, Feb. 4, 1854. Virtuoso on the
clarinet, for which instrument he invented
improvements now universally accepted.
After having appeared in concerts in
Germany with great success, he went to
Paris in 1809, and established a clarinet
factory, which failed, his innovations being-
discarded by the Academy. He left Paris



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MULLEIi



in 1820, lived in Russia, Berlin, Switzerland,
and London, and finally, as court musician,
at Biickeburg. Works : Divertissement for
clarinet and orchestra ; Grand solo for do. ;
Symphonic concertante for 2 clarinets ; Con-
certos for clarinet ; G concertos for flute ;
3 quartets for clarinet and strings ; Duos
for clarinet and pianoforte ; Method for the
new thirteen-keyed clarinet, and for the alto
clarinet, Fetis; Mendel ; Riemaun ; Schil-
ling.

MULLER, WENZEL, born at Tyrn.au,
Moravia, Sept. 2G, 1767, died at Baden,
near Vienna, Aug. 3, 1835. Dramatic com-
poser, at first pupil of a schoolmaster at Alt-
stadt, Moravia, later of Dittersdorf. At the
age of twelve he composed a mass, and, still
very young, became one of the most pro-
lific and popular composers of light music.
In 17S3 lie was appointed Kapellmeister at
the theatre in Briinn, in 1780 at Mariuelli's
theatre in Vienna, went to Prague as di-
rector of the opera in 1808, and returned
to Vienna in 1813, as Kapellmeister at the
Leopoldstadter Theater. His compositions,
which number several hundred works, in-
clude more than two hundred operas and
operettas. Works: Cora, "opera, given in
\ i. ima. IT'.l'i. Operettas: Das Sonneufest
der Braniincn, ib., 1790 ; Der Fagottist, ib.,
171U; Tizzichi, ib., 17','2; Das Neusonn-
tagskind, ib., 171IH ; Die Schwcstern von
Prag, ib., 1794; Der Alte iiberall und nir-
gends, ib., 1795 ; Die Entfiihrung der Priu-
zessin Europa, ib., 1816 ; Faust's Mantel,
ib., 1817 ; Die modcrue Wirthschaft, Die
Fee aus Frankreicli, ib., 1821 ; Der Alpen-
kuuig und der Mensclionfeind, Die gefes-
selte Phantasie, ib., 1828 ; Der Sieg des
guten Humors, ib., 1831 ; Bruder Liiftig,
oder Faschiugsstreiche, ib., 1832 ; and many
others. Asmodi, oder das bose Weib und
die Schlungen, ib., 1834, was his last com-
position. He left also symphonies, over-
tures, and masses. Fetis; Gerber; Men-
del ; Schilling ; Wurzbach.

MULLERLIEDER, a cycle of songs
known as Die nchiJuu Miillerinn, by Schu-



bert, op. 25, from Wenzel Miiller's poems.
Frost, Schubert, 61.

MUNDY, JOHN, English composer of
the 17th century, died in 1630. He became
organist of Eton College, and about 1585 of
St. George's Chapel, Windsor. Mus. Bac.,
Oxford, 1586 ; Mus. Doc , 1624. Works :
Songs and Psalmes, composed into 3, 4, and
5 parts, for the use and delight of such as
either love or learne Musicke (London,
1594) ; Madrigal in the Triumphes of Ori-
ana (1601) ; Compositions for organ and vir-
ginals in Queen Elizabeth's Virginal Book ;
etc. Grove ; Fetis ; Hawkins, Hist., iii.
360 ; iv. 27 ; Barney, Hist., iii. 54, 132.

MUXDY, WILLIAM, English composer
; of the 16th century, died probably in 1591.
He was a vicar choral of St. Paul's, London,
and Feb. 21, 1563-64, he was sworn in as
Gentleman of the Chapel Royal. Works:
Anthems in Clifford's Divine Services and
Anthems (1664) ; Services and anthems in
Barnard's printed and manuscript collec-
tions ; 11 Latin motets in the library of the
London Sacred Harmonic Society. Grove ;
Hawkins, Hist., iii. 360 ; iv. 27 ; Biugley, i.
57.

MUSARD, PHILIPPE, born in Paris in
IT'.i.'i, died at Auteuil, near Paris, March 31,
1S59. Pupil of Reicha ; was for some time
an obscure violinist and conductor; gradu-
ally gained greater prominence by his con-
certs and masked balls in Paris ; and finally
directed the balls of the Opera Couiiijue
and the Opera. He visited England in
1840-41. He was long considered the best
composer of dances and conductor of prom-
enade concerts in France, and admirers
called him the Paganiui of the dance and
the Quadrille King. He sought after effects
by eccentricities such as breaking several
chairs all at once, and firing off a pistol on
beginning the finale of a quadrille. Works :
More than 150 quadrilles, original and on
operatic melodies, among them being Les
cchos, Les cloches argentines, Les gondo-
liers veuitiens, Les ctudiants de Paris, Le
lac, Vive la danse, etc. Many waltzes ; 3






MUSIKALLSCIIKU



quartets ; Nouvelle methode cle composition
musicale (published only in part). Fotis,
Supplement, ii. 255 ; Grove ; Hiemanu.

MUSIKALISCHEB SPASS, EIN (A Mu-
sical Joke), for two violins, viola, double-
bass and two horns, by Mozart, composed in
Vienna, June 14, 1787. Tradition says that
this was written at the request of several
musicians, who played some wretched mu-
sic to which Mozart danced iii an inn near
Vienna. I. Allegro ; H Miuuetto maes-
toso ; III. Adagio Cantabile ; IV. Presto.
The autograph is owned by C. A. Audiv,
Frankfort. Published by Schlesiuger (Ber-
lin) ; by Andre (Ofi'eubach) ; and by Breit-
kopf & Hartel, Mozart's Werke, Serie 10,
No. 13. Kiichel, Verzeichuiss, No. ~>'1'1 ;
Andre, Verzeichniss, No. 150 ; Jahu, Mo-
zart, iii. 330.

MUSIKALISCHES OPFEE (Musical
Offering), a work by Johanii Sebastian
Bach, containing various treatments of a
theme given to him by Frederick the Great
to improvise on during his visit to Potsdam
in May, 1747. This was published by
Bach, dedicated to the king, and sent to
him with an autograph letter, dated Lrip-
sic, July 7, 1747. This copy, in the Ama-
lieu Library of the Joaehimsthal Gymna-
sium, Berlin, contains a three-part fugue,
called Eieercar ; sis canons; and a " Fuga
Cauonica " with its answer on the fifth.
Bach composed other music of more im-
portance which is now included under the
title of the Musikalisches Opfer, and which
he sent to the king without dedication.
The presentation copy of this, also in the
Amalien Library, contains a six-part fugue,
also called Kicercar, with two canons at-
tached ; a sonata and a canon, for tlute, vio-
lin, and continue. The first two fugues and
some of the canons are for the clavier ; the
other numbers are for strings. Bach had
five of the canons, and the fugue in canon
form, printed on a sheet by themselves with
the title, " Canones diversi super Thema
Eegium." To this he added a second title,
" Eegis Jussu Cautio Et Reliqua Cauonica



Arte Eesoluta," the initials of which spell
Eicercar. The fourth canon was inscribed,
" Notulis cresceutibus crescat Fortuua Ee-
gis," and the fifth canon, which ascends one
tone at each repetition, " Ascendenteque
Modulatione asceudat Gloria Eegis." The
solution to the two last canons, not given
by Bach, has been much discussed. The
Musikalisches Opfer, as it now stands, is a
collection of separate pieces, of which there
is no systematic arrangement, intended to
express the same idea under various aspects.
It may be regarded as a preparation for the
Kuiixt der Fuge, written in 1749. Pub-
lished by Breitkopf & Hartel (Leipsic,
1S31). The coutiuuo of the sonata, or
" trio " (four movements : Largo, in C mi-
nor ; Allegro, in C minor ; Andante, in E-
flat ; Allegro, in G minor) has been filled
out for pianoforte by Eobert Franz. Spitta,
Bach, ii. 071, 712, 843 ; Poole, Bach, 10'J ;
Kirnberger, Die Kunst in des reiueu Satzes
in der Musik, ii. 47 ; Allgem. mus. Zeitg.,
xxxiv. 3, 108 ; Grove, iii. 120.

MUSSINI, NICCOLo, born in Italy in
the second half of the 18th century, died
in Berlin about 1814. Virtuoso on the
violin and the guitar, and dramatic singer
and composer. He obtained an engage-
ment as tenor singer at the theatre in Lou-
don in 1792, appeared in concerts at Han-
over and Cassel as singer, violinist, and
guitar player in 1793, returned to the stage,
first at Hamburg, then in Berlin, in 1794,
and retired in 1798, to become music di-
rector and chamber composer to the dow-
ager queen. Works Operas : La came-
riera astuta, given in Hamburg, 1793 ; La
guerra aperta, Potsdam and Charlotten-
burg, 1796 ; Dichterlaunen, Singapiel, Ber-
lin, 1803. Das befreite Bethulieu, oratorio,
ib., 1806 ; Quartets for 2 violins, viola, and
bass ; 15 duos for violins ; Sonatas for do. ;
3 solos for do. ; 5 books of romances, for
voice, pianoforte, and violin obligate ; Songs.
Fetis ; Gerber ; Mendel ; Schilling.

MUSSOEGSKY, MODEST (PETEO-
VITCH), born at Toropetz, Eussia, March



60'J



urzio



16, 1839, (1 ifil in St. Petersburg, March 1C,
1881. Dramatic composer, pupil of Bala-
kirev. He entered a regiment at the age
of seventeen, and was then introduced to
Dargomyzsky's circle, where he formed a
friendship with Balakirev and Cui, and was
won over to the national Russian style of
composition. Works Operas : Boris Gu-
ilunow, given in St. Petersburg, Imperial
Opera, 1874 ; The Fair of Sarotschin ; The
Chovanski in Moscow ; Dause macabre
russe, Scenes d'enfants, and other pieces
for pianoforte; Songs. Riemaun.

MUZIO, EMANUELE, bom at Zibello,
Parma, Aug. 25, 1825, still living, LSSH.
Dramatic composer, pupil as a choir-boy of
the cathedral at Busseto, of the organist
Provesi in singing, and of Margherita Ba-
rezzi, Verdi's first wife, on the pianoforte,
and was instructed in composition by Verdi.
He arranged the pianoforte scores of his
master's operas, and also edited a com-
plete edition of Rossini's works. In 1852
he acted as conductor of Italian opera in
Brussels ; then brought out hi.s operas in
Italy; and in 1S5S was rngage.1 for Her
Majesty's Opera in London, afterwards vis-
iting the United States and conducting in
the Academy of Musi.- t >f New York. On
returning to Europe lie WHS conductor in
Venice, Barcelona, Cairo, and at the The-
atre Italieu of Paris in 187G. An excellent
teacher of singing, he settled in Paris in
1S75, and devoted himself to instruction.
Among his pupils have been Adelina and
Cirlotta Patti and Clara Louise Kellogg.
Works Operas : Giovauua la pazza, Brus-
sels, 1852 ; Claudia, Lo due regiue, Milan,
IS")!! ; ha S.irreiitina. Bologna, l.s.")7. Vo-
cal pi. e. s for (he Patti sisters in a collec-
tion called Les feuilles d'or. F.'tis, Sup-
plement, ii. 257.

MUZIO SCEVOL.V, Italian pasticcio in
three acts, text by Paolo Rolli, music by At-
tilio Ariosti (Filippo Mattei ?), Bononcini,
and Handel, tirst represented at the King's
Theatre, London, April 15, 1721. The three
composers were engaged by the directors of



the Royal Academy to compose music to
this work, Ariosti being commissioned to
write the first act, Bououcini the second,
and Handel the third. Each act was pre-
ceded by an overture, and ended with a
, chorus. Ariosti's authorship of Act I. lias
been doubted, for a MS. score in the Drago-
netti Collection, British Museum, ascribes
it to " II Signer Pipo," the sobriquet of Fi-
lippo Mattei, who thus has a claim to the first
part. Bonouciui's act is of merit, and his
overture was remodelled from one revived
in 1707 in connection with a pasticcio,
Tin unyris. The autograph score of Act III,
in I iiu'kingham Palace, is dated, Fine March
23, 1721. This was generally preferred,
and occasioned great excitement between
the followers of Handel and Bououcini.
Transcriptions of the entire work are in the
I'.ritish Museum ; in the Royal Collection ;
and in the K.'migliche Bibliothek, Berlin.
A selection of songs from Muzio Sccvola,
with Bouoncini's overture, was published
by Walsh (London, 1721). Acts I. and II.
have never been printed, but Act ITT was
published by thcHandel-Gesellschaft, Breit-
Upf & Hiirtel (Leipsic, 1874). Rockstro,
Handel, 135; Chrysander, Handel, ii. 57;
Selio'lch.r, Handel, C7 ; Marshall, Handel,
69 ; Hogarth, ii. 16 ; Grove, ii. 669 ; Buruey,
iv. i'73 : Hiwkins, v. 297.

AIY FATHER DEAR. See 1'uritan's
\ Mughter.

MY HEART EVER FAITHFUL. See
.'/'/, gliiubiges Herze.

MYKTHEN (Myrtle- Wreath), twenty-six
songs for one voice with pianoforte accom-
paniment, by Schumann, op. 25, composed
in isjn, and dedicated to " Seiner geliebten
Braut, " Clara Wieek. Book I. 1. Widmung.
by F. Riickert(in A-Hat) ; 2. Freisiun, from
Goethe's West.">stlichen Divan (in E-llat);
3. Der Nussbaum, by J. Moseu (in G) ; 4.
Jfiuand, by Robert Burns, translation by
\V. Gerhard, (in E minor, later E) ; 5.
Sitz' ich alleiu, wo kanu ich besser sein,
from Goethe's Schenkeiibuch im Divan (in
E) ; 6. Setze mir nicht, du Grobiau, from the



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MYSLIWEOZEK



same (in A minor, later in A). Book II. 7.
Die Loto.sblume, by Heine (in F) ; 8. Talis-
maue, from Goethe's WestOstlichen Divan
(in C) ; 9. Lied der Suleika, from the same
(in A) ; 10. Die Hochliinder-Wittwe, by
Robert Burns (iu E minor) ; 11. Lied der
Br.iut, from the Liebesfriihling, by F. Riick-
ert (in G) ; 12. Lass mich ihm am Busen
hangen, from the same (iu G). Book III.
13. Hochlauders Abschied, by Burns (iu B
minor) ; 14. Hochliiudisches Wiegeulied, by
Burns (in D) ; 15. Aus den hebriiischen
Gesangcn, by Byron (iu E minor) ; 1G.
lliithsel, by Byrou (in B) ; 17 aud 18. Zwei
veuetianische Lieder, by Thomas Moore
(both in G). Book IV. 19. Hauptmauns
Weib, by Burns (iu E minor) ; 20. Weit,
weit, by Burns (iu A minor) ; 21. Was will
die einsame Thriine, by Heine (in A) ; 22.
Niemaud, by Burns (in F) ; 23. Irn Westeu,
by Burns (iu F) ; 24. Du bist wie eine
Blume, by Heine (iu A-flat) ; 25. Aus den
ostlicheu Rosen, by F. Riickert (in E-
llat) ; 26. Zum Schluss, by the same
(A-flat). Published by F. Kistner (Loipsio,
1840).

MYSLIWECZEK (Misliweczek), JO-
SEPH, born uear Prague, March 9, 1737,
died iu Rome, Feb. 4, 1781. Dramatic
composer, sou of a miller, pupil of Haber-
incum and Segert iu Prague ; studied under
Pescetti of Venice in 17C3, aud wrote his
first opera iu Parma, its success being so
great that he was engaged to compose an
opera for the birthday of the Kiug of Naples.
He was soon famous in Italy, his operas were
iu great demand, and the celebrated singer
Gabrielli said uo other composer suited her
voice so well. Owiug to the difficult pro-
nunciation of his name, the Italians called
him II Bucmo or Venturiui. He was at-



tached to the court of Munich iu 1777-78,
but then returned to Italy. Mozart met
him at Bologua in 1772 iu great poverty, and
again iu Munich in 1777. The remunera-
tion bestowed on operatic composers in his
day was very small, and he had extravagant
habits, but an English patron named Barry
is said to have assisted and buried him.
Works Operas : II Bellerofoute, Naples ;
Ipermnestra, Home, 1769 ; Romolo e Er-
: silia, Naples Demetrio, Pavia Autigoua,
Turin, 1773; Artaserse, Naples Attide,
Padua, 1774 ; Ezio, aud Demofooute, Naples,
1775 ; Olimpiade, Rome, 1779 ; Armida,
Milan ; Farnace ; Merope ; Tamerlano ; Nit-
teti ; L' Adriano iu Siria ; Others, number-
ing altogether about thirty. Oratorios, in-
cluding Passio Jesu Christi, aud La famiglia
di Tobia ; Masses ; 6 symphonies, named
after the first six mouths of the year ; Trios,
quartets, aud other music. Dlabacz ; Da-
libor (1860), iii. Nos. 13-16 ; (1861), No. 5 ;
Wurzbach ; Fetis ; Mendel ; Riemaun ; Ger-
ber ; Schilling.

MYSTERES D'ISIS, LES, opera in four
acts, text by Morel, music arranged by Lach-
nith, from Mozart's Zanbcrjlute, first repre-
sented at the Academic Royale de Musique,
Paris, Aug. 20, 1801. The comic part of
Mozart's opera was cut out, aud Papageuo
was changed to a shepherd, Bocchoris.
Many of the best numbers were omitted,
aud portions of Mozart's other operas were
inserted, including an air from Don Gio-
vanni, and one from La clemenza di Tito.
Lachuith was greatly ridiculed. He was
called " Le deraugeur," aud his compila-
tion, " Les miseres d'ici." It kept the stage
until 1827. Grove, ii. 440 ; Jahu, Mozart,
iv. 677 ; Lajarte, ii. 23 ; Allgem. inus. Zeitg.,
iv. 69 ; xxiii. 82.



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