Vogler became active in composing and performance there, and in his first major theatrical piece Singspiel — Der Kaufmann von Smyrna was performed for the court. Dissatisfied with the method of that learned theorist, he studied for five months under Francesco Antonio Vallotti at Paduaand met Johann Adolph Hasse in Venice. He afterwards proceeded to Romewhere, having been ordained priest, he was admitted to the famous Academy of Arcadiamade a knight of the Golden Spurand appointed protonotary and chamberlain to the pope.
In the late s he was introduced to the Elector Palatine Karl Theodorreceiving appointment as the latter's almoner at the court in Mannheim in Vogler became active in composing and performance there, and in his first major theatrical piece Singspiel — Der Kaufmann von Smyrna was performed for the court.
Dissatisfied with the method of that learned theorist, he studied for five months under Francesco Antonio Vallotti at Paduaand met Johann Adolph Hasse in Venice. He afterwards proceeded to Romewhere, having been ordained priest, he was admitted to the famous Academy of Arcadiamade a knight of the Golden Spurand appointed protonotary and chamberlain to the pope.
From this position he was able to found a school to educate both amateur and aspiring musicians. His pupils were devoted to him, but he made innumerable enemies, for the principles upon which he taught were opposed to those of all other teachers.
Two major musicological contributions followed: Tonwissenschaft und Tonsetzkunst on the theory of harmonyand Stimmbildungskunst on voice training. The proposed change in the construction of the organ consisted of simplifying the mechanism, introducing free-reeds in place of ordinary reed-stops, and substituting unisonous stops for the great "mixtures" then in vogue.
Vogler's writings on musical theory, though professedly based upon Vallotti's principles, was to a great extent empirical. Nevertheless, in virtue of a certain substratum of truth which seems to have underlain his new theories, Vogler undoubtedly exercised a powerful influence over the progress of musical science, and numbered among his disciples some of the greatest geniuses of the period.
Welte In Karl Theodor moved his court to Munich. Vogler temporarily remained in Mannheim before following him there inbut, dissatisfied with the reception accorded to his dramatic compositions, soon quit his post. He went to Pariswhere after much hostility his new system was recognized as a continuation of that started by Jean-Philippe Rameau.
His organ concerts in the church of St. Sulpice attracted considerable attention.
At the request of the royal court, he composed the opera Le Patriotism, which was performed at Versailles. Rather more successful were his tone paintingsperformed in his capacity as an organ virtuoso, and Vogler played to packed houses around Europe in s, although critical opinions remained mixed.
His major composition of this period was Gustav Adolf och Ebba Brahe, as well as the Pieces de Clavecin and a series of organ studies and didactic works on musical theory. As a member of the Swedish court he visited Saint Petersburg in where he met the Copenhagen organ builder Kirsnick one of the first known to use free reeds in organ pipes.
Starting in Vogler changed all the organs he performed on by adding new registers with free reeds. The first organ that was changed was in Rotterdam, and as many as 30 known rebuilds of organs followed. His most popular pieces were a fugue on themes from the Hallelujah Choruscomposed after a visit to the Handel festival at Westminster Abbeyand A Musical Picture for the Organ, by Knecht, containing the imitation of a storm.
These travels also supplied new exotic themes and folk music traditions that found their way into his later compositions. He returned to Stockholm and remained in residence there untilbefore once more establishing himself in Germany, where his compositions, both sacred and dramatic, received at last full credit.Abt Vogler was a German organist, whose actual name was George Joseph Vogler ().
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Georg Joseph Vogler, also known as Abbé Vogler (June 15, – May 6, ), was a German composer, organist, teacher and theorist.
In a long and colorful career extending over many more nations and decades than was usual at the time, Vogler established himself as a foremost experimenter in baroque and early classic music. Gubits and his colleagues reported findings from the Family Options Study, which analyzed three different interventions—long-term subsidies, short-term subsidies and transitional housing—against usual care, that were offered to families recruited from homeless shelters in 12 sites.
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