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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An additional part of this program is the use of old fingerings. Agostino Steffani is perhaps his best-known pupil. Kerll wrote numerous kell works, especially during the Munich years: The works of Delectus sacrarum cantionum paesacaglia, motets and sacred concertos for voices, are sectional compositions alternating between imitative writing and free, highly ornamented parts.

The joyous canzonas are characterized by the contrapuntal refinement of their composition seconda and quinta as well as the strong-willed nature of their subjects.

Caspar Kerll probably gave music lessons to his son, who apparently demonstrated exceptional musical abilities; by he was already composing and sometime later during the early s he was sent to Vienna to study under Giovanni Valentinicourt Kapellmeister and composer.

Dies irae Munich, Pipes which had to be replaced were reconstructed based on those found in comparable instruments e. Although Kerll was a renowned teacher during his lifetime, his pupils did not, in all probability, include any considerably important composers, although Johann Joseph Fux possibly studied with him for a time. Description hide Over years after the death of Johann Caspar Kerll, musicologists are still discover-ing his oeuvre.


Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Kerll was not an especially prolific composer, so the surviving works are relatively few. The extensive, Italianate, written-out ornamentation is yet another example of this influence, being customary for 17th century keyboard music. 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 demarcation between schools of fingerings.

Most of Kerll’s keyboard works are playable on both pipe organ and harpsichordthe exceptions are four dance suites composed for harpsichord and two organ toccatas: Kerll’s influence on later composers, however, is undeniable. Returning to Brussels for a brief time, he left again in the winter oftravelling to Dresden. While still a youngster, Johann Caspar entered the service of Habsburg Archduke Leopold Wilhelm, who sent him from Vienna to Rome to continue his studies. Toccata sesta per il pedale The surviving keyboard music is ksrll in the typical southern German style, combining strict German counterpoint with Italian styles and techniques; Frescobaldi and especially Froberger passscaglia the most important influences.

Whether Kerll was acquainted with this organ — finished in — e. Most of its pipes are still original.

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This manuscript contained works of three composers: Views Read Edit View history. The couple had eight children, but only one of them, the youngest son, pursued a career in music. Please click here to manage your MP3 cart content. InKerll was appointed kapellmeister of the electoral Bavarian court in Munich, where he married in the Dome of our Lady in This recording takes advantage of the available colors and uses a total of nine different full chorus registrations.


Kerll was highly regarded by his contemporaries: The toccatas which form the backbone of this recording are arranged around two cornerstones.

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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. Available in weeks Price: Page 1 of 1 Start passacwglia Page 1 of 1.

ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Kerll’s fame started growing rapidly as he was given more and more important tasks.

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Particularly important are the many printed passacagpia massesa collection of motets and sacred concertos entitled Delectus sacrarum cantionum Munich, and Modulatio organica super Magnificat octo ecclesiasticis tonis respondens Munich,which contains liturgical organ music. The Munich years were especially important for Kerll: His keyboard works are most certainly the fruits of these Vienna years. The f-sharp in the Toccata seconda 18 m.