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Alessandro Poglietti
Alessandro Poglietti (early 17th century – July 1683) was a Baroque organist and composer of unknown origin. In the second half of the 17th century Poglietti settled in Vienna, where he attained an extremely high reputation, be...
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Heinrich Scheidemann
Heinrich Scheidemann (ca. 1595 – 1663) was a German organist and composer. He was the best-known composer for the organ in north Germany in the early to mid-17th century, and was an important forerunner of Dieterich Buxtehude a...
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Carlo Caproli
Carlo Caproli or Caprioli (before 1620 – after 1675?), also called Carlo del Violino, was an Italian violinist, organist, and a leading composer of cantatas in mid-17th-century Italy.
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Johann Crüger
Johann Crüger (9 April 1598 – 23 February 1662) was a German composer of well-known hymns. He was also the editor of the most widely used Lutheran hymnal of the 17th century, Praxis pietatis melica.
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Orlando Gibbons
Orlando Gibbons (baptised 25 December 1583 – 5 June 1625) was an English composer, virginalist and organist of the late Tudor and early Jacobean periods. He was a leading composer in England in the early 17th century.
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... An examination on the construction of organ housings in the 16th and 17th centuries is presented. ...
... A commentary explores the history of house concerts in the 17th and 18th centuries and argues for the contemporary revival of the tradition. ...
... The second edition of a book on 17th- and 18th-century playing styles for the organ, edited by John Brock, is reviewed (Wayne Leupold Editions). ...
... Volumes one and two of improvisational books for 17th- and 18th-century harmonic style by Shannon are reviewed. ...
Adam Krieger
For Nuremberg-born composers of the late 17th century, see Johann Krieger and Johann Philipp Krieger. Adam Krieger (7 January 1634 – 30 June 1666) was a German composer. Born in Driesen, Neumark, he studied organ with Samuel Sc...
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... Lorenz Gadient's monograph "Takt und Pendelschlag," on tempo measurement from the 17th through 19th centuries, is reviewed (Katzbichler, 2010). ...
... "The Collected Works," a collection of harpsichord music by 17th century English composer John ...
... textbook "El Melopeo y Maestro" on 17th century Spanish music. Discusses the many attacks leveled ... against him throughout the 17th and 18th centuries for claiming the Pythagorean intervals have no place ...
... Kemp reviews a recording of 17th-century keyboard music. ...
Johann Adam Reincken
Johann Adam Reincken (also Jan Adams, Jean Adam, Reinken, Reinkinck, Reincke, Reinicke, Reinike; baptized 10 December 1643 – 24 November 1722) was a Dutch/German organist and composer. He was one of the most important German co...
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Heitor Villa-Lobos
Heitor Villa-Lobos (Portuguese: [ejˌtoʁ ˌvilɐ ˈlobus]; March 5, 1887 – November 17, 1959) was a Brazilian composer, described as "the single most significant creative figure in 20th-century Brazilian art music". Villa-Lobos has...
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... A book by Yakeley that examines aspects of guitar performance practice in 16th, 17th, and 18th centuries is reviewed (Lute Society). ...
... Praetorius in the 17th century. Includes illustrations of 16th- and 17th-century trombones and 10 references. ... Presents a chronological history of performing on the trombone from the 15th century when the ...
... Reviews a history of temperament in the keyboard music of the 17th and early 18th centuries ...
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20th century overture