Johannes Hieronymus Kapsberger, Rolf Lislevand – Kapsberger: Libro Quarto D’ Intavolatura Di Chitarone – Music. Giovanni Girolamo Kapsperger was a German-Italian virtuoso performer and composer of the early Baroque period. A prolific and highly original composer, Kapsberger is chiefly remembered . Libro quarto d’intavolatura di chitarrone ( ): 12 toccatas, 16 preludes, 10 passacaglias, 5 chaconnes, and numerous other. Kapsberger: Libro Quarto D’intavoluntara Di Chitar by Kapsberger, Giovanni on CD. Order from your preferred classical music CD store – ArkivMusic.
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He died in Prominent among these critics is lutenist Rolf Lislevand: Around Kapsberger married Gerolima di Rossi, with whom he had at least three children. Kapsberger is best remembered as a composer for lute and theorbo. Duke University Press, Kapsberger worked in Francesco’s household until Views Read Edit View history. Preface to Johann Hieronymus Kapsberger: This list only includes works published during the composer’s lifetime; the few pieces that survive in manuscripts, as well as pieces of questionable attribution, are not included.
Libro Quarto d’Intavolatura di Chitarone”, Some contemporaries, such as Stefano Landimentioned that Kapsberger was not as meticulous a composer as he was as a performer. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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New York and London: He started publishing his music at around the same time, with more than a dozen collections of music appearing during the next ten years.
Kapsberger’s other music includes two collections of instrumental ensemble dances, rare for the period, and a wealth kapsbergef vocal music, which was widely performed during his lifetime, but which is now critically less acclaimed.
At least six collections were published during his lifetime, two of which are currently lost.
Kapsberger: Libro Quarto D’intavoluntara Di Chitarone
Kapsberger’s writing is characterized, especially in toccatasby spontaneous changes, sharp contrasts, unusual rhythmic groupings and, japsberger, passages that do not conform to the rules of counterpoint that were in use at the time. These included the celebrated Libro I d’intavolatura di lautoKapsberger’s only surviving collection of music for lute.
His father Colonel Wilhelm Guglielmo von Kapzberger was a military official of the Imperial House of Austria, and may have settled in Venicethe city which may have been Kapsberger’s birthplace. Giovanni Girolamo Kapsperger also: Retrieved from ” https: He cultivated connections with various powerful individuals and organizations; and himself organized “academies” in his house, which were counted among the “wonders of Rome”.
Nothing is known about Kapsberger’s date and place of birth. Also, a compositional treatise by Kapsberger, Il Kapsperger della musicawas announced in in the preface to Libro quarto d’intavolatura di chitarronebut is now lost.
After Kapsberger moved to Romewhere he quickly attained a reputation as a brilliant virtuoso.