Mannheim School

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Mannheim School

(ˈmænhaɪm)
n
(Classical Music) music a group of musicians and composers connected with the court orchestra at Mannheim during the mid-18th century, who evolved the controlled orchestral crescendo as well as a largely homophonic musical style
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In the next generation of Mannheim composers represented mainly by Stamic's two sons, Cannabich, Danzi, and Franzl, the development of the Mannheim style very obviously stagnated ...
Stamitz is one of those guys who wrote about 75 symphonies, most of them in the Mannheim style, where he served as concertmaster for a time.
63), which he derives from remarks of Leopold and Wolfgang's sister that they could tell the work had something of the Mannheim style. Whatever Leopold and Nannerl were referring to, we know today that Wolfgang must have been familiar with many of its elements from Italian orchestral music long before he encountered them in Mannheim and perhaps also in the symphonies of J.