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Köchel number

Pronunciation: /ˈkərSHəl/ Pronunciation: /ˈkərkəl/ Pronunciation: /ˈkœKHəl/


A number given to each of Mozart’s compositions in the complete catalog of his works compiled by the Austrian scientist Ludwig von Köchel (1800–77) and his successors.
Example sentences
  • That is why this concerto has a Köchel number.
  • Have you ever wondered who or what the Köchel number is when mentioned in association with Mozart?
  • The table below gives the Köchel numbers and composition dates of 10 of Mozart's works.

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Syllabification: Kö·chel num·ber

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