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Seat of Palatinate 1720-78 - Prince elector Karl Theodor ruled here 1753-78; he engaged first-class musicians like J. Stamitz, who formed the best orchestra of Europe - The “Mannheimer Schule” included also Cannabich, Holzbauer, Richter - These musicians (and the Weber sisters!) tempted Mozart four times to the town - Severe war-damage wiped out most traces of the flowering time.
The addresses in the inner city bear block codes instead of street names.
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music academy -
Explanation of symbols
|A workshop or atelier for instruments or other music items.||Other occasional live music performances|
|A library or archive.||A concert hall or other place for live music.|
|A conservatory or music school.||A place where composers or musicians performed or were employed.|
|A house or building that is closed to the public.||A house or building that can be visited by the public.|
|A single monument.||Two or more monuments.|
|A museum.||Opera house or other place for music theatre performances.|
|A historical or interesting organ.||A memorial tablet or stone.|
|A single grave.||Two or more graves.|