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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Giovanni Girolamo Kapsperger also: 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 | Canario | Bassoon quartet | Portus Press
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.
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. This list only includes works published during the composer’s lifetime; the few pieces that survive in manuscripts, as well as pieces canaril questionable attribution, are not included.
Libro Quarto d’Intavolatura di Chitarone”, Around Kapsberger married Gerolima di Rossi, with whom he had at least three children.
Nothing is known about Kapsberger’s date and place of birth.
I heard this lovely short set of variations on a ground played on a theorbo on BBC Radio 3. He died in However I canaruo 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 able to make this arrangement.
Johann Kapsberger | Guitar Loot | Eric Crouch
Views Read Edit View history. This page was last edited on 24 Novemberat These included the celebrated Libro I d’intavolatura di lautoKapsberger’s only surviving collection of music for lute.
Among them was Athanasius Kircherwho described Kapsberger as a “superb genius” and attested that he has “successfully penetrated the secrets of music.
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. I am indebted to Andreas Nachstam who posted a lute version on the Fronimo website https: 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 kapsbergeer European plucked string instruments of the time.
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.
He cultivated connections with various powerful individuals and organizations; and himself organized “academies” in his house, which were counted among the “wonders of Rome”. 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.
Duke University Press, Prominent among these critics is lutenist Rolf Lislevand: Preface to Johann Hieronymus Kapsberger: Retrieved from ” https: Libro primo de balli, gagliarde et correnti, a quattro voci Rome, and Libro primo di sinfonie a quattro Rome,p.
Some of it is straightforward to play, but other passages benefit from inventive fingering – I will perhaps post a fingered version in due course.
Wikimedia Commons has media related to Johannes Hieronymus Kapsberger. New York and London: It is fun to play and not difficult. After Kapsberger moved to Romewhere he quickly attained a reputation as a brilliant virtuoso.
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Kapsberger worked in Francesco’s household until In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Kapsberger is best remembered as a composer for lute and theorbo.
Kapsberger also wrote stage music, almost all currently lost.