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Mottl, Felix (Josef)

Mottl, Felix (Josef) (b Unter-Sankt-Veit, nr. Vienna, 1856; d Munich, 1911). Austrian conductor and composer. Appointed as one of Wagner's assistants at first Bayreuth Fest., 1876, becoming one of group of young admirers in Wagner's circle. Cond. Karlsruhe Opera 1881–1903, setting high standards. Cond. first complete perf. of Les Troyens (on 2 consecutive evenings), Karlsruhe 1890. Cond. Bayreuth Fest. 1886–92. Cond. CG 1898–1900, NY Met 1903. Cond. Munich Opera 1903–11, Vienna PO 1904–7. Comp. 4 operas, str. qt., songs, etc. Ed. vocal scores of all Wagner's works, made reduced orch. score for some of the operas. Orchestrated Wagner's 5 Wesendonck-Lieder. Also ed. Berlioz works. Collapsed while conducting Tristan and died a few days later.

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Mottl, Felix

Felix Mottl (fā´lēks mō´təl), 1856–1911, Austrian conductor. He assisted Wagner in preparing the first Bayreuth Festival, at which he conducted the Ring cycle. Mottl conducted (1881–1903) at the court at Karlsruhe, where he produced the complete cycle of Berlioz's operas. In 1904 he became director of the Vienna Philharmonic and in 1907 director of the Court Opera. Mottl made important editions of Berlioz's operas and of works by Bellini, Wagner, Liszt, and other composers.

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