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Composer Profile: Georg Wagenseil

Lucie Skeaping explores the life and music of Viennese composer Georg Christoph Wagenseil, one of the fathers of the Classical style, on the tercentenary of his birth.

Lucie Skeaping looks at the life and music of the Viennese composer Georg Christoph Wagenseil. Although today he's largely relegated to the footnotes of musical history, in his day he was internationally admired, not least in the Mozart household. His tercentenary year gives cause for a fresh look at this founding father of the Viennese Classical style.

1 hour

Music Played

  • Georg Christoph Wagenseil

    Symphony in G minor WV 418 3rd mvt

    Orchestra: L’Orfeo Barockorchester. Conductor: Michi Gaigg.
  • Georg Christoph Wagenseil

    Symphony in C WV.351

    Orchestra: L’Orfeo Barockorchester. Conductor: Michi Gaigg.
  • Georg Christoph Wagenseil

    Concerto in A WWV 325 first mvt

    Performer: Florian Deuter. Orchestra: Echo du Danube. Director: Alexander Weimann.
  • Georg Christoph Wagenseil

    Concerto in F for Harp WWV 281 third mvt

    Performer: Johanna Seitz. Orchestra: Echo du Danube. Director: Alexander Weimann.
  • Georg Christoph Wagenseil

    Symphony in G WV.413

    Orchestra: L’Orfeo Barockorchester. Conductor: Michi Gaigg.
  • Georg Christoph Wagenseil

    'Sonata' no.4 in A

    Ensemble: Piccolo Concerto Wien. Orchestra: Piccolo Concerto Wien.
  • Georg Christoph Wagenseil

    Symphony in Bflat WV.441

    Orchestra: L’Orfeo Barockorchester. Conductor: Michi Gaigg.

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