Name in Other Languages: Johann Hieronymus Kapsberger, ジョヴァンニ・ ジローラモ・カプスペルガー, Johannes Hieronymus Kapsberger, Иоганн Иероним . Canario. By Giovanni Girolamo Kapsberger, Matthew Wadsworth, Gary Cooper, Mark Levy. • 1 song, Play on Spotify. 1. Canario – Giovanni Girolamo. Results 1 – 10 of 12 This page lists all recordings of Canario by Johannes Hieronymous Kapsberger ( c).
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Regardless of how one regards his compositional prowess, Kapsberger was one of the principal composers of lute and theorbo music during the early Baroque era together with Alessandro Piccinini and greatly contributed towards advancing European plucked string instruments of the time.
He cultivated connections with various powerful kapsberter and organizations; and himself organized “academies” in his house, which were counted among the “wonders of Rome”.
The original tablature shows block chords, the name of the piece inviting the player to create arpeggios. This page was last edited on 24 Novemberat Giovanni Girolamo Kapsperger also: Around Kapsberger married Gerolima di Rossi, with whom he had at least three children.
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Some contemporaries, such as Stefano Landimentioned that Kapsberger was not as meticulous kapsbefger composer as he was as a performer. He died in He started publishing his music at around the same time, with more kapsbrrger a dozen collections of music appearing during the next ten years.
Libro primo de balli, gagliarde et correnti, a quattro voci Rome, and Libro primo di sinfonie a quattro Rome,p. After Kapsberger moved to Romewhere he quickly attained a reputation as a brilliant virtuoso. At least six collections were published during his lifetime, two of which are currently lost. His father Colonel Wilhelm Guglielmo von Kapsperger was a military official of the Imperial House of Austria, and may have settled in Venicethe city which may have been Kapsberger’s birthplace.
Kapsberger also kapserger stage music, almost all currently lost. He composed both vocal and instrumental music, his main contribution now being seen as his influence on the development of the theorbo known in Italy as the chitaronne as a solo instrument.
Kapsberger’s other music includes two collections of instrumental ensemble dances, rare for the period, and a wealth of vocal music, which was widely performed during his lifetime, but which is now critically kapsbergre acclaimed. Kaosberger among these critics is lutenist Rolf Lislevand: A prolific and highly original composer, Kapsberger is chiefly remembered today for his lute and theorbo chitarrone music, which was seminal in the development of these as solo instruments.
These included the celebrated Libro I d’intavolatura di lautoKapsberger’s only surviving collection of music for lute. Duke University Press, I am indebted to Andreas Nachstam who posted a lute version on the Fronimo website https: Nothing is known about Kapsberger’s date and place of birth. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Kapsberger is best remembered as a composer for lute and theorbo.
It is fun to play and not difficult. Some of it is straightforward to play, but other passages benefit from inventive fingering – I will perhaps post a fingered version in due course. Among them was Athanasius Kircherwho described Kapsberger as a “superb genius” and attested that he has “successfully penetrated the secrets of music.
Johann Hieronymus Kapsberger or Giovanni Geronimo Kapsperger c – was a Venetian composer, lutenist, theorbist and guitarist of German descent who spent most of his working life in Rome. 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. Kapsberger’s writing is characterized, especially in toccatasby spontaneous changes, sharp contrasts, unusual rhythmic groupings and, sometimes, passages that do not conform to the rules of counterpoint that were in use at the time.
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I heard this lovely short set of variations on a ground played on a theorbo on BBC Radio 3. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Johannes Akpsberger Kapsberger.
Libro Quarto d’Intavolatura di Chitarone”, 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.
In other projects Wikimedia Commons. New York and London: Kapsberger worked in Francesco’s household until