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Christoph Willibald Gluck

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Christoph Willibald Gluck

Christoph Willibald Gluck has been played on NTS in shows including Kit Grill, featured first on 12 November 2017. Songs played include Adagio.

Christoph Willibald (von) Gluck (2 July 1714 - 15 November 1787) was a German composer, one of the most important opera composers of the Classical music era, particularly remembered for Orfeo ed Euridice. Gluck's operatic reforms, eliminating all that was undramatic, were a turning point in the history of the medium.

Gluck's musical legacy was around 35 complete operas, together with numerous ballets and instrumental works. His reforms influenced Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, particularly his opera Idomeneo (1781). Gluck left behind a flourishing school…

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Adagio
Pachelbel, Albinoni, Bach, Boccherini, Hayden, Handel, Gluck, Martin Haselböck, Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra, Karl Münchinger
London Records1985
Adagio
Pachelbel, Albinoni, Bach, Boccherini, Hayden, Handel, Gluck, Martin Haselböck, Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra, Karl MünchingerLondon Records1985
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