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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Kapsberger worked in Francesco’s household until He started publishing his music at around the same time, with more than a dozen collections of music appearing during the next ten years. Last Played on BBC. The Bergamasca is a ground bass dance form originally from Bergamo in Northern Italy. Artists Popular All Recommended. Aurilla mia, quando m’accese Composer. From Wikipedia, pazsacaglia free encyclopedia. Libro primo de balli, gagliarde kkapsberger correnti, a quattro voci Rome, and Libro primo di sinfonie a quattro Rome,p.

Giovanni Girolamo Kapsperger

This page was last edited on 24 Novemberat I have given some suggested fingering that I think helps to give an impression of the passacwglia resonant nature of music played on the chitaronne. 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.

Retrieved from ” https: It may not have been reviewed by professional editors and is licensed under an Attribution-ShareAlike Creative Commons License. Giovanni Girolamo Kapsperger also: This list only includes works published during the composer’s lifetime; the few pieces that survive passacagglia manuscripts, as well as pieces of questionable attribution, are not included.


After Kapsberger moved to Romewhere he quickly attained a reputation as a brilliant virtuoso. Villan di Spagna Composer.

Wikimedia Commons has media related to Johannes Hieronymus Kapsberger. 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.

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Toccata No 1 Composer. Toccata arpeggiata for chitarrone. Show more Show less.

Toccata arpeggiata Libro primo d’intavolatura di chitarrone Composer. 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. kapsbergdr

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 kasberger now critically less acclaimed.

I heard this lovely short set of variations on a ground played on a theorbo on BBC Radio 3.


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. 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. These included the celebrated Libro I d’intavolatura di lautoKapsberger’s only surviving collection of music for lute.

Johannes Hieronymus Kapsberger

Playlists Featured All Recommended. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Toccata arpeggiata, Toccata seconda, and Colascione for chittarone.

Nothing is known about Kapsberger’s date and place of birth. Find out more about our use of this data. New York and London: Died 17 January Toccata Arpeggiata from Libro I d’intavolatura di chitarrone Composer.

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Duke University Press, The Early Music Show. Toccata secunda arpeggiata Composer. Giovanni Girolamo Kapsperger also: Toccata novena e Passacaglia.

Libro Quarto d’Intavolatura di Chitarone”, Kapsberger also wrote stage music, almost all currently lost.