Johann Caspar Kerll was born in in Adorf, Saxony. The Ciaccona and the Passacaglia, with their respective 20 and 40 variations over a two-bar bass. Check out Johann Kaspar Kerll: Passacaglia by Gustav Leonhardt on Amazon Music. Stream ad-free or purchase CD’s and MP3s now on Johann Kaspar Kerll: Passacaglia. By Johann Caspar Kerll, Adriano Falcioni. • 1 song, Play on Spotify. 1. Johann Kaspar Kerll: Passacaglia – Johann.

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The works of Delectus sacrarum cantionummotets and sacred concertos for voices, are sectional compositions alternating between imitative writing and free, highly ornamented parts. A pension was granted to him in by the emperor, who in employed him as one of his court organists.

The only exceptions are the four suites clearly for harpsichord and the liturgical, chorale-based Magnificat cycles, even though these are organ works. He wrote music for the stage, church and chamber ensembles. The supplement to the Modulatio includes a catalog compiled by Kerll of his works to that date; it is one of the earliest printed work lists of an individual composer yet found.

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InKerll was appointed kapellmeister of the electoral Bavarian court in Munich, where he married in the Dome of our Lady in Add to Wish List. The losses are particularly striking in vocal music, passacagpia all 11 known operas and 24 offertories missing.

Passacaglia for harpsichord/organ

In Rome, Kerll studied at the Germanicum et Hungaricum Jesuit college from — with Giacomo Carissimi — ; it thus seems highly likely that Kerll knew Froberger, who was in Rome at the same time.

Delectus sacrarum cantionuma collection of vocal music, and a Missa pro defunctisboth dedicated to Ferdinand Maria. Beispiel I in Paswacaglia major – authenticity doubtful b. This recording kerlll advantage of the available colors and uses a total of passxcaglia different full chorus registrations. The surviving oeuvre shows Kerll’s mastery of the Italian concerted style, employed in almost all of his masses, and his highly developed contrapuntal technique.


The idea of repeating a particular theme in Kerll’s music reaches its extreme in the Magnificat tertii toniwhere a fugue subject consists of sixteen repeated E’s. Contents 1 Performances 1.

Kerll – Passacaglia for harpsichord/organ

It is modelled after Frescobaldi’s piece based on passacag,ia same idea, Capriccio sopra il cuchobut is more structurally and harmonically complex. Returning to Brussels for a brief time, he left again in the winter oftravelling to Dresden. Froberger, Kerll and Johann Pachelbel — Creative Commons Attribution 3. Much of his music was lost, including 11 operas which he was most famous for during his lifetime25 offertories, four masses, litanies, chamber sonatas and miscellaneous krll works.

Johann Caspar Kerll

In Southern Germany, organs were still tuned in mean-tone far into the 18th century e. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Write a customer review. Although Kerll was a well-known and influential composer, many of his works are currently lost.

Available in weeks Price: Partial chronology can be established using Kerll’s incomplete catalogue of his own works which is included in the Modulatio organica it is the earliest surviving thematic catalogue of a specific composer’s works: The surviving keyboard music is cast in the typical southern German style, combining strict German counterpoint with Italian styles and techniques; Frescobaldi and especially Froberger were the most important influences.

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This page was last edited on 20 December kefll, at Toccatas ; Canzonas ; Capriccios ; Chaconnes ; Passacaglias ; Ricercars ; Pieces ; Sacred concertos ; Concertos ; Religious works ; Sonatas ; For keyboard ; Scores featuring keyboard soloists ; For 1 player ; For 2 voices, continuo ; For voices with continuo ; Scores featuring the voice ; Scores featuring the soprano voice ; Scores with basso continuo ; Scores featuring the alto voice ; Scores featuring the bass voice ; For 3 voices, continuo ; Scores featuring the tenor voice ; For 4 voices, continuo ; For 2 voices, 2 violins, continuo ; Scores featuring the violin ; For voices with solo instruments ; For 5 voices, continuo ; For 2 violins, viol, continuo ; Scores featuring the viol ; Kerl, 3 players with continuo ; For organ ; Scores featuring the organ ; Latin language ; Passsacaglia 2 trumpets, 2 trombones arr ; For 4 players ; Scores featuring the trumpet ; Scores featuring the trombone.


The rapid repetition of tones in the subjects of some pieces is also worth noting prima, terza and quarta. Kerll gave up his post in Munich in for unclear reasons – it is believed that there was a particularly serious quarrel with other court passacahlia Italian singers which made him leave. English Choose a language for shopping.

Kerll’s influence on later composers, however, is undeniable. Johann Caspar Kerll was born in in Adorf, Saxony. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Munich passcaglia an important way-station for Kerll. It is highly probable that the Venetian variant of such fingerings was used in Southern Germany during the 17th century, even though there were no clear geographical lines of passacaglix between schools of fingerings.

Additional taxes may apply. During the following several years Kerll was somehow able to combine travelling with working in Brussels without losing his job. Kerll’s chamber works include a canzona for two violinsviola da gamba and basso continuo and three sonatas. Two ostinato works survive, a passacaglia and a chaconne, both built on a descending bass pattern; the passacaglia is perhaps Kerll’s most well-known work.

Due to the agitations of the year the Turks stood before the portals of ViennaKerll returned to Munich, where he published his Magnificat verses titled Modulatio organica in Amazon Music Stream millions of songs.

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Kerll was not an especially prolific composer, so kerkl surviving works are relatively few. Inhe was appointed electoral Bavarian court kapellmeister in Munich. Amor tiranno ovvero Regnero innamorato Views Read Edit View history.