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.