Alternative Names/Transliterations: Johann Caspar von Kerll; Kerl, Gherl, Kerle, Cherll, Cherle, Kherl, Kherll; Johann Kaspar, Hanß Caspar, Giovanni Gasparo. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Johann Caspar Kerll (9 April – 13 February ) was a German baroque composer and organist. One of many German organist/composers celebrated in his day but little known to modern listeners, Johann Kaspar Kerll carried on the keyboard traditions of.
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Johann Kaspar Kerll had a lot in common with Muffat and Froberger: He would, however, maintain contact with Elector Ferdinand Maria until his death. L’amor della patria superiore al’ ogn’ altro Kerll was highly regarded by his contemporaries: Kerll was the son of Caspar Kerll and Catharina Hendel married The four dance suites are also reminiscent of Froberger’s suites, yet two of them contain variation movements.
Kerll gave up his post in Munich in for unclear reasons there were rumors about him quarreling with other court musicians, bad discipline in the court, etc. Most vocal works employ an advanced concertato technique; the requiem mass Missa pro defunctis fromscored for five voices with no accompaniment, is a notable exception.
Kerll is one of the ‘masters’ included in the music book that J. Particularly important are the many printed concerted massesa collection of motets and sacred concertos entitled Delectus sacrarum cantionum Munich, and Modulatio organica super Magnificat octo kaspr tonis respondens Munich,which contains liturgical organ music.
Johann Kaspar Kerll [Kerl, Gherl]
In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Kerll’s other surviving keyboard music includes a number of canzonas, probably composed for educational purposes, liturgical Magnificat cycles and several standalone works: Kerll wrote numerous non-keyboard works, especially during the Munich years: Kerll as one of the composers whom J.
If he did, however, Johann Pachelbel would have been his deputy organist there. Johann Pachelbel studied Kerll’s kerrll, which is particularly obvious from his organ chaconnes, which are reminiscent of Kerll’s ostinato works; he may have also studied with Kerll, although there is no proof.
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Johann Kaspar Kerll (Composer) – Short Biography
English Wikipedia links Pages using SortWorks. Returning to Brussels for a brief time, he left again in the winter oftravelling to Dresden. Abraham van den Kerckhoven substituted for Kerll while he was away and ultimately succeeded him in kaslar, when Kerll left.
Toccata quarta Cromatica con Durezze e Ligature and Toccata sesta per il pedali, both meant to be played on organ.
Johann Kaspar Kerll
During the following several years Kerll was somehow able to combine travelling with working in Brussels without losing his job. 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: The surviving oeuvre shows Kerll’s mastery of the Italian concerted style, employed kadpar almost all of his masses, and his highly developed contrapuntal technique.
Kerll stayed in Vienna for almost 10 years after that, visiting Munich several times between and Bach ] Works performed by J.
The idea of repeating a particular theme in Kerll’s music reaches its extreme in the Magnificat tertii toniwhere a fugue subject consists of sixteen repeated E’s. Anna Catharina died in from plague and he married his second wife Kunigunde Hilaris in possibly Navigation menu Personal tools Log in Request account.
Two ostinato works survive, a passacaglia and a chaconne, both built on a descending bass pattern; the passacaglia is perhaps Kerll’s most well-known work. Toccata quarta Cromatica con Durezze e Ligature and Toccata sesta per il pedali.