3 Aug 2017

[Vocal Thursday]

Heinrich Schütz (1585 - 1672), like his contemporary Schein, was one of the most important German composers before Bach. Early in his career, he studied with Giovanni Gabrieli in Venice. He returned to Venice again to study with Monteverdi quite some y...

24 Jul 2017

[Vocal Tuesday]

Johann Hermann Schein (1586 - 1630) was one of the most important early Baroque German composers. He was known for his use of Italian late Renaissance madrigalistic style. He wrote over 350 sacred works and near a hundred secular ones. Here is a motet 'D...

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