Johannes Hieronymus Kapsberger – Canario – Download as PDF File .pdf), Text File .txt) or read online. Canario [PDF] [MIDI] [XML] Kapsberger Grade This piece from Libro quarto d’ intavolatura di Chitarrone () is made up of repeated short.

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Whips and Whooshes Vol. Volume 2 EDM Anthems: 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.

These included the celebrated Libro I d’intavolatura di lautoKapsberger’s only surviving collection of music for lute. You need to sign up for a free account to create your own playlist. kkapsberger

Volume 3 Ident Collection: You need to sign up for a free account before downloading tracks. Latin Sounds World Series: Kapsberger also wrote stage music, almost all currently lost.

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. Nothing is known about Kapsberger’s date and place of birth.

Kapsberger: Canario

Some contemporaries, such as Stefano Landimentioned that Kapsberger was not as meticulous a composer as he was as a performer. I heard this lovely short set of variations kapsbegger a ground played on a theorbo on BBC Radio 3.


Bach – Cello Suite No. Warm and wistful mandolin rendition of a baroque era song.

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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.

However I thought straight away that it would sound good on the guitar arrangement and when I came across a MIDI file of the piece link no longer available I was kapsberfer to make this arrangement. Libro Quarto d’Intavolatura di Chitarone”, Framework Soho Sessions Vol. Volume 1 EDM Anthems: I have given some suggested fingering canaario I think helps to give an impression of the very resonant nature of music played on the chitaronne.

Around Kapsberger married Gerolima di Rossi, with whom he had at least three children. It is fun to play and not difficult.

The Bergamasca is a ground bass dance form originally from Bergamo in Northern Italy. 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.

Art House Art House Vol. I am indebted to Andreas Nachstam who posted a lute version on the Fronimo website https: By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Volume 4 Ident Collection: Already have an account?

Prominent among these critics is lutenist Rolf Lislevand: 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.


The original tablature shows block chords, the name of the piece inviting the player to create arpeggios. Volume 1 Inspiration Station: Among them was Athanasius Kircherwho described Kapsberger as a “superb genius” and attested that he has “successfully penetrated the secrets of music.

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Giovanni Girolamo Kapsperger also: Volume 1 Unsolved Unsolved Vol. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Johannes Hieronymus Kapsberger. Duke University Press, 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.

Volume 3 Inspiration Station: 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 less acclaimed. At least six collections were published during his lifetime, two of which are currently lost. After Kapsberger moved to Romewhere he quickly attained a reputation as a brilliant virtuoso.

Edgy Beats Hip Hop: Kapsberger is best remembered as a composer for lute and theorbo. Retrieved from ” https: Preface to Johann Hieronymus Kapsberger: