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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He died in I am kapsbergwr to Andreas Nachstam who posted a lute version on the Fronimo website https: Wikimedia Commons has media related to Johannes Hieronymus Kapsberger. At least six collections were published during his lifetime, two of which are currently lost.

Giovanni Girolamo Kapsberger

Libro primo de balli, gagliarde et correnti, a quattro voci Rome, and Libro primo di sinfonie a quattro Rome,p. Kapsberger worked in Francesco’s household until 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.

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He cultivated connections with various powerful individuals and organizations; and himself organized “academies” in his house, which were counted among the “wonders of Rome”.

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 cannario longer available I was able to make this arrangement.


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It is fun to play and not difficult. Among them was Athanasius Kircherwho described Kapsberger as a “superb genius” and attested that he has “successfully penetrated the secrets of music. Some of it is straightforward to play, but other passages benefit from inventive fingering – I will perhaps post a fingered version in due course. The Bergamasca is a ground bass dance form originally from Bergamo in Northern Italy.

Kapsberger: Canario

Preface to Johann Hieronymus Kapsberger: I heard this lovely short set of variations on a ground played on a theorbo on BBC Kapssberger 3. Duke University Press, 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.

Libro Quarto d’Intavolatura di Chitarone”, He started publishing his music at around the same time, with more than a dozen collections of music appearing during the next ten years. Retrieved from ” https: A prolific and highly original composer, Kapsberger is chiefly remembered today for his lute and theorbo chitarrone music, which was seminal csnario the development of these as solo instruments.

Around Kapsberger married Gerolima di Rossi, with whom he had at least three children. 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.


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These included the celebrated Libro I d’intavolatura di lautoKapsberger’s only surviving collection of music for lute. The original tablature shows block chords, the name of the piece inviting the player to create arpeggios.

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

After Cqnario moved to Romewhere he quickly attained a reputation as a brilliant virtuoso. 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.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. 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. Prominent among these critics kapserger lutenist Rolf Lislevand: In other projects Wikimedia Commons. This page was last edited on 24 Novemberat