Tag: Austria

The Four Rivers of Paradise (c.1615)

Rubens, Peter Paul (1577-1640) The Four Rivers of Paradise c.1615 Oil on canvas, 208 × 283 cm Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna Compare: Bernini, Gian Lorenzo (1598-1680) Fontana dei Fiumi 1651 Piazza Navona, Roma    

Susanna e i vecchioni (c.1555-1556)

Tintoretto, Jacopo (1518-1594) Susanna e i vecchioni (Susanna and the Elders) c.1555–1556 Oil on canvas, 146 × 193.6 cm Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna Compare: Tintoretto, Jacopo (1518-1594) Susanna e i Vecchioni 1552–1555 Museo del Prado, Madrid     Tintoretto, Jacopo (1518-1594) Susanna e…

Rohrau (Austria)

Births: • Haydn, Joseph (1732-1809) Haydn‘s birth home in Rohrau, now a museum. Haydn monument in the center of Rohrau. See also: • Cities | Austria

Joseph Haydn

(1732–1809) Franz Joseph Haydn Works: • Symphony nº 101, “The Clock” (1794) • The Creation (1798) • The Seasons (1801) Born March 31 1732 Rohrau (Austria) Died May 31 1809 Vienna (Austria) Friend Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791) Pupil Ludwig van Beethoven…

Franz Schubert

(1797–1828) Franz Peter Schubert Works: • Complete Symphonies • Fantasie in f Moll (D 940) • Impromptus (1827) • Piano sonata (D.960) • Sérénade, Le Chant du cygne (1828) Born January 31 1797 Himmelpfortgrund, now Vienna (Austria) Died November 19 1828…

Christoph Willibald Gluck

(1714–1787) Works: • Alceste (1767) • Iphigénie en Aulide (1774) • Iphigénie en Tauride (1779) • Orfeo ed Euridice (1762) • Paride ed Elena (1770) Born July 2 1714 Erasbach, city of Berching (Germany) Died November 15 1787 Vienna (Austria) Cause…

Antonio Salieri

(1750–1825) Works: • Axur, re d’Ormus (1788) • Les Danaïdes (1784) • Requiem (1804) • Tarare (1787) Salieri in Film: Amadeus 1984 Director: Miloš Forman Cast: Tom Hulce, F. Murray Abraham   Born August 18 1750 Legnago (Italia) Died May 7 1825 Vienna (Austria)…

Antonio Vivaldi

(1678–1741) Antonio Lucio Vivaldi Works: • Concertos for Violin or Oboe, Op.7 (1720) • Filiae maestae Jerusalem (c.1715) • La Follia (1703) • La Stravaganza (1712-1713) • Le quattro stagioni (1725) ◊ La primavera (1725) ◊ L’estate (1725) ◊ L’autunno (1725) ◊ L’inverno (1725)…