Definition of Köchel number in English:

Köchel number

Line breaks: Kö¦chel num¦ber
Pronunciation: /ˈkəːx(ə)l
 
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noun

Music
  • A number given to each of Mozart’s compositions in the complete catalogue of his works compiled by the Austrian scientist L. von Köchel (1800–77) and his successors.
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    • 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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