German-Czech Composer Carl Stamitz Was Born On This Day in 1745 [ON-THIS-DAY]

German-Czech composer Carl Stamitz was born on this day in 1745 - 273 years ago

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Carl Stamitz

German-Czech composer Carl Stamitz was born on this day in 1745 – 273 years ago.

The son of composer Johann Stamitz, his extensive body of works include more than 50 known symphonies, 38 sinfonia concertantes – and more than 60 instrumental concertos.

Dying in 1801, he is remembered in history as the first known composer to specify a left-hand pizzicato.

 

TABEA ZIMMERMANN | STAMITZ | VIOLA CONCERTO IN D MAJOR | 1982 GENEVA INTERNATIONAL MUSIC COMPETITION | 1ST PRIZE | 15 YEARS OLD

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