Meaning of Köchel listing

Kö'chel list"ing

Pronunciation: (kûr'shul Ger. kœ'khul), [key]
  1. the chronological number of a composition of Mozart as assigned in the catalog of the composer's works compiled in the 19th century by the Austrian musicologist Ludwig von Köchel (1800–1877) and since revised several times. Abbr.: K &hasp;Also called
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