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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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Kerll was highly regarded by his contemporaries: The losses are particularly striking in vocal music, with all 11 known operas and 24 offertories missing. During the following ierll years Kerll was somehow able to combine travelling with working in Brussels without losing his job.
Kerll is one of the ‘masters’ included in the music book that J. This page was last edited on 22 Mayat The losses are particularly striking in vocal music, with all 11 known operas and 24 offertories missing.
The complex imitative counterpoint that dominates Kerll’s chamber music is also present in most of his sacred vocal works: Delectus sacrarum cantionuma collection of vocal music, and a Missa pro defunctisboth dedicated to Ferdinand Maria. Johann Mattheson’s Der Vollkommene Capellmeister: Kerll became one of the most acclaimed composers of his time, known both as a gifted composer and an outstanding teacher. Views Read View source View history. For some reason he was able to leave Brussels time and again without losing his job: His first opera, Orontewas composed in Munich in The plague, commemorated by Kerll in Modulatio organicaa collection of liturgical organ music, resulted in Anna Catharina’s death.
It is modelled after Frescobaldi’s piece based on the same idea, Capriccio sopra il cuchobut is more structurally and harmonically complex. Toccata quarta Cromatica con Durezze e Ligature and Toccata sesta per il pedali, both meant to be played on organ. Partial chronology can be established using Kerll’s incomplete catalogue of his own works which is included in the Modulatio organica it is the earliest surviving thematic catalogue of a specific composer’s works: Born in Adorf in the Electorate of Saxony as the son of an organist, Kerll showed outstanding musical abilities at an early age, and was taught by Giovanni Valentinicourt Kapellmeister at Vienna.
Kerll’s fame started growing rapidly as he was given more and more important tasks.
Johann Caspar Kerll
Agostino Steffani is perhaps his best-known pupil. Italian influence is easily traced in his pieces, and much of his keyboard music makes use of Froberger’s and Girolamo Frescobaldi ‘s techniques.
The four dance suites are also reminiscent of Froberger’s suites, yet two of them contain variation movements. The works of Delectus sacrarum cantionummotets and sacred concertos for voices, are sectional compositions alternating kerpl imitative writing and free, highly ornamented parts. Stretto entries of a highly chromatic subject in works like Missa in fletu solatium result in strong dissonances the mass in question, commemorating the events of a Turkish siege that cost Kerll’s friend, Alessandro Pogliettihis life, contains a continuo part that includes an “avoid consonances” warning from the composer.
Influence Johann Kaspar Kerll was highly regarded by his contemporaries: Bach and George Frideric Handel studied J. Kerll wrote masses, requiems and Magnificats, sometimes for two or three choruses, frequently using ketll techniques.
Even though he was one of the most acclaimed composers of his time, known both as an gifted composer and an outstanding teacher, Kerll is virtually forgotten today and his music is rarely played or recorded.
He worked at Vienna, Munich and Brussels, and also kerlll widely. Johann Kaspar Kerll had a lot in common with Muffat and Froberger: Particularly important of these are his opera Oronte now lostwhich inaugurated the Munich opera house in Januaryand a vocal mass composed in for the coronation of Emperor Leopold I at Frankfurt. At the end of Kerll relinquished his Vienna position and returned to Munich, where he died shortly afterwards.
Short Biography Missa Superba. Kerll was the son of Caspar Kerll and Catharina Hendel married Although Kerll was a well-known and influential composer, many of his works are currently lost.
He spent several years in Vienna, studying and working as a court organist, then moved to Rome, where he became a pupil of Giacomo Carissimi.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. In addition to these, an assortment of other keyboard pieces survives: In Kerll moved to Vienna. English Wikipedia links Pages using SortWorks. This page was last edited on 20 Decemberat L’amor della patria superiore al’ ogn’ altro View the Wikipedia article on Johann Caspar Kerll.
It is possible that he was working at the Saint Stephen Cathedral and that Johann Pachelbel was his deputy organist there. The surviving oeuvre shows Kerll’s mastery of the Italian concerted style, employed in almost all of his masses, and his highly developed contrapuntal technique. Caspar Kerll probably gave music lessons to his son, who apparently demonstrated exceptional musical abilities; by he was kxspar composing and sometime later during the early s he was sent to Vienna to study under Giovanni Valentinicourt Kapellmeister and composer.
Bach ] Works performed by J. Kerll became one of the most acclaimed composers of his time, known both as a gifted composer and an outstanding teacher. Oxford Composer Companion J. Johann Kaspar Kerll was highly regarded by his contemporaries: Kerll’s chamber works include a canzona for two violinsviola da gamba and basso continuo and three sonatas. Although Kerll was a well-known and influential composer, many of his works are currently lost.
Click here to search for this composer on CPDL. The idea of repeating a particular theme in Kerll’s music reaches its extreme johhann the Magnificat tertii toniwhere a fugue subject consists of sixteen repeated E’s.
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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.
Kerll’s canzonas kazpar, typically for the time, of several fugal sections; some also have toccata-like passagework embedded in the development of cadences.
Returning to Brussels for a brief time, he left again in the winter oftravelling to Dresden.