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Definition of "kapellmeister" []

  • A leader or conductor of a musical group such as an orchestra. (noun)

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  • A term used during the baroque and classical period for the person in charge of music at a noble court. (noun)

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Use "kapellmeister" in a sentence
  • "The last three were connected because a Swedish kapellmeister named Gustav Düben copied their music into a manuscript collection now at the Uppsala University Library."
  • "Nevertheless, most of Caldara's huge output remains unexplored, including the 60-odd dramatic works that he composed during his time in Vienna as vice-kapellmeister to the Hapsburg court of Charles VI from 1716 until the end of his life."
  • "And a great band, swung into the measures by a firm-bellied _kapellmeister_ as gorgeous in his pounds of gold braid as a peafowl, sets sail into"
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