The BBC artist page for Johannes Hieronymus Kapsberger. Giovanni Girolamo Kapsperger (also: Johann(es) Hieronymus Kapsberger or Passacaglia. Solo music by Johann Kapsberger. Johann Kapsberger. «John and Robert Passacaglia 21 [PDF] [MIDI] [XML] Kapsberger Grade

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Johannes Hieronymus Kapsberger – Passacaglia in D-, for theorbo and continuo – Classical Archives

Also, a compositional treatise by Kapsberger, Il Kapsperger della musicawas announced in in the preface to Libro quarto d’intavolatura di chitarrone kapsbergre, but is now lost. I am indebted to Andreas Nachstam who posted a lute version on the Fronimo website https: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Kapsberger is best remembered as a composer for lute and theorbo. The Early Music Show.

Toccata arpeggiata Libro primo d’intavolatura di chitarrone. The original tablature shows block chords, the name of the piece inviting the player to create arpeggios.

Johannes Hieronymus Kapsberger

Sign in to the BBC, or Register. Toccata arpeggiata, Toccata seconda, and Colascione for chittarone.

Toccata arpeggiata, Toccata seconda, and Colascione for chittarone Composer. Retrieved from ” https: This page was last edited on 24 Novemberat Among them was Athanasius Kircherwho described Kapsberger as a “superb genius” and attested that he has “successfully penetrated the secrets of music. Villan di Spagna Composer.

Johannes Hieronymus Kapsberger – Concerts, Biography & News – BBC Music

Toccata Arpeggiata from Libro I d’intavolatura di chitarrone. Toccata arpeggiata Libro primo d’intavolatura kapsbergger chitarrone Composer. Preface to Johann Hieronymus Kapsberger: He died in Read more at Wikipedia. Aurilla mia, quando m’accese Composer. Nothing is known about Kapsberger’s date and place of birth.


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. pasxacaglia

Toccata arpeggiata for chitarrone Composer. Some of it is straightforward to play, but other passages benefit from inventive fingering – I will perhaps post a fingered version in due course. Find out more about our use of this data. Show passacavlia Show less. Performances Popular All Recommended. The Bergamasca is a ground bass dance form originally from Bergamo in Northern Italy. Toccata secunda arpeggiata Composer. Toccata Arpeggiata from Libro I d’intavolatura di chitarrone Composer. I have given some suggested fingering that I think helps to give an impression of the very resonant nature of music played on the chitaronne.

Giovanni Girolamo Kapsperger

Toccata arpeggiata for chitarrone. It is fun to play and not difficult. Around Kapsberger married Gerolima di Rossi, with whom he had at least three children. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Johannes Hieronymus Kapsberger. At least six collections were published during his lifetime, two of which are currently lost. These included the celebrated Libro I d’intavolatura di lautoKapsberger’s only surviving collection of music for lute.


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 able to make this arrangement. Prominent among these critics is lutenist Rolf Lislevand: 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. This entry is from Wikipediathe user-contributed encyclopedia.

Artists Popular All Recommended. He started publishing his music at around the same time, with more than a dozen collections of music appearing during the next ten years. Kapsberger’s writing is characterized, especially in toccatasby spontaneous changes, sharp contrasts, unusual rhythmic groupings and, sometimes, passages that do not conform pasacaglia the rules of counterpoint that were in use at the time.

Biography Wikipedia Giovanni Girolamo Kapsperger also: 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.