Ritter, Georg Wenzel
Ritter, Georg Wenzel
Ritter, Georg Wenzel , German bassoonist and composer, uncle of Peter Ritter; b. Mannheim, April 7, 1748; d. Berlin, June 16, 1808. He joined the Mannheim Court Orch. when he was 16. After it removed to Munich in 1778, he served as 2nd bassoonist in the orch. there until 1788 when he joined the Berlin Court Orch. Ritter was highly regarded as a bassoon virtuoso. Mozart met him in 1777 and wrote the bassoon part of his Sinfonia concertante, K.Anh. 9; 297B for Ritter. Among Ritter’s own works are 2 bassoon concertos and 6 quartets for Bassoon and Strings.
—Laura Kuhn/Dennis McIntire
"Ritter, Georg Wenzel." Baker’s Biographical Dictionary of Musicians. . Encyclopedia.com. (January 19, 2019). https://www.encyclopedia.com/arts/dictionaries-thesauruses-pictures-and-press-releases/ritter-georg-wenzel
"Ritter, Georg Wenzel." Baker’s Biographical Dictionary of Musicians. . Retrieved January 19, 2019 from Encyclopedia.com: https://www.encyclopedia.com/arts/dictionaries-thesauruses-pictures-and-press-releases/ritter-georg-wenzel
Encyclopedia.com gives you the ability to cite reference entries and articles according to common styles from the Modern Language Association (MLA), The Chicago Manual of Style, and the American Psychological Association (APA).
Within the “Cite this article” tool, pick a style to see how all available information looks when formatted according to that style. Then, copy and paste the text into your bibliography or works cited list.
Because each style has its own formatting nuances that evolve over time and not all information is available for every reference entry or article, Encyclopedia.com cannot guarantee each citation it generates. Therefore, it’s best to use Encyclopedia.com citations as a starting point before checking the style against your school or publication’s requirements and the most-recent information available at these sites:
Modern Language Association
The Chicago Manual of Style
American Psychological Association
- Most online reference entries and articles do not have page numbers. Therefore, that information is unavailable for most Encyclopedia.com content. However, the date of retrieval is often important. Refer to each style’s convention regarding the best way to format page numbers and retrieval dates.
- In addition to the MLA, Chicago, and APA styles, your school, university, publication, or institution may have its own requirements for citations. Therefore, be sure to refer to those guidelines when editing your bibliography or works cited list.