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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Bach ] Works performed by J. Six of the surviving masses were published during Kerll’s lifetime as Missae sex, cum instrumentis concertantibus, e vocibus in ripieno, adjuncta una pro defunctis cum seq. Web page content is available under the CPDL copyright license ; please see individual editions for their copyright terms. If he did, however, Johann Pachelbel would have been his deputy organist there.

Much of his music was lost, including 11 operas which he was most famous for during his lifetime25 offertories, four masses, litanies, chamber sonatas and miscellaneous keyboard works. It is modelled after Frescobaldi’s piece based on the same idea, Capriccio sopra il cuchobut is more structurally and harmonically complex.

In approximately Archduke Leopold Wilhelm of Austria, by then the governor of the Spanish Netherlands, appointed Johann Kaspar Kerl as a chamber organist for the new residental palace in Brussels. Anna Johamn died in from plague and he married his second wife Kunigunde Hilaris in possibly Kerll’s eight toccatas that correspond to the eight church modes alternate between free and strict contrapuntal sections, sometimes in contrasting meters. Retrieved from ” https: Retrieved from ” https: L’amor della patria superiore al’ ogn’ altro Kerll as one of the composers whom J.


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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. Kerll became one of the most acclaimed composers of his time, known both as a gifted composer and an outstanding teacher. At the end of Kerll relinquished his Vienna position and returned to Munich, where he died shortly afterwards.

Kerll is one of the ‘masters’ included in the music book that J. Kerll was the son of Caspar Kerll and Catharina Hendel married This page was joyann edited on 22 Mayat Although Kerll was jphann well-known and influential composer, many of his works are currently lost.

Dies irae Munich, English Wikipedia links Pages using SortWorks. 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. Although Kerll was a renowned teacher during his lifetime, his pupils did not, in all probability, include any considerably important kefll, although Johann Joseph Fux possibly studied with him for a time. Kerll’s style and jouann of his works show his influence. 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.

A pension was granted to him in by the emperor, who in employed him as one of his court organists.


Johann Kaspar Kerll Composer. The plague, commemorated by Kerll in Modulatio organicaa collection of liturgical organ music, resulted in Anna Catharina’s death.

Johann Kaspar Kerll [Kerl, Gherl]

The four dance suites are also reminiscent of Froberger’s suites, yet two of them contain variation movements. Bach Oxford University Press,Kas;ar author: Apparently after he demonstrated exceptional musical abilities, Kerll was given an opportunity to study music under Giovanni Valentini, court Kapellmeister in Vienna.

Views Read Edit View history. Kerll’s canzonas consist, typically for the time, of several fugal sections; some also have toccata-like passagework embedded in the development of johanj.

His new duties included composing religious music for church services, chamber music and opera for the court. Toccata quarta Cromatica con Durezze e Ligature and Toccata sesta per il pedali, both meant to be played on organ.

Johann Caspar Kerll

The works of Delectus sacrarum cantionummotets and sacred concertos for voices, are sectional compositions iohann between imitative writing and free, highly ornamented parts. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Kerll thus belongs to the pedagogic tradition leading to J.

His first opera, Orontewas composed in Munich in Privacy policy About ChoralWiki Disclaimers. Kerll was not an especially prolific composer, so the surviving works are relatively few.

Musicalisches Lexicon oder Musicalische Bibliothec. Kerll’s Missa Superba 8vv in and performed the complete work in Leipzig