Dowland’s genius had a pervasive influence on the music of English and continental lutenists in the early seventeenth century.
Tag: 17th century composers
Purcell composed an anthem and two elegies for Queen Mary II’s funeral, his ‘Funeral Sentences’ and ‘Music for the Funeral of Queen Mary’.
Performed by the Purcell Quartet
Something rather well-known today. Enjoy.
Chamber music is on the menu today.
Johann Joseph Fux (1660 – 1741) was an Austrian composer and court musician of the late Baroque era.
Here’s something light for the first Sunday in 2020.
Zelenka’s music is admired for its harmonic inventiveness and counterpoint.
The Crib and the Cross belong together.
I know it’s not Holy Week, but this is just too beautiful to wait for half a year or so to post it.