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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.
- ‘That is why this concerto has a Köchel number.’
- ‘The table below gives the Köchel numbers and composition dates of 10 of Mozart's works.’
- ‘Have you ever wondered who or what the Köchel number is when mentioned in association with Mozart?’
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