Joachim van den Hove
Joachim van den Hove (1567? - 1620) was a Flemish/Dutch composer and a lutenist. He composed works for lute solo and for lute and voice. Moreover, he wrote many arrangements for lute of Italian, French, and English vocal and instrumental music, and of Flemish/Dutch folk music.
Van den Hove was born in Antwerp, and for the greater part of his life he lived in Leiden. There he was a lutenist and also lute teacher. His most famous pupils were the young Frederick Henry, Prince of Orange and Maurice of Nassau, Prince of Orange.
Published collections of his works are:
- Florida, sive cantiones (Utrecht, 1601)
- Delitiae Musicae (Utrecht, 1612)
- Praeludia testudinis (Leiden, 1616)
Works in manuscripts:
- Christoph Herold - Lautenbuch, 1602
- Joachim van den Hove - Lautenbuch, 1615 (Autograph)
- Ernst Schele - Tabulaturbuch, 1619
- Ralf Jarchow: Ernst Schele - Tabulaturbuch, Jarchow, Glinde 2004/2009 (facsimile and commentary; with many unique works by Hove)
- Ralf Jarchow: Joachim van den Hove - Lautenbuch, Jarchow, Glinde 2006/2011 (facsimile and commentary; lute tablature by Hove in his own hand)
- Rudolf Rasch (1991). Lute music from the Netherlands, CD booklet, BFO Centre Netherlands Music.
- John H. Robinson: Inventory of lute solos composed or arranged by Joachim van den Hove (Lute News Nr. 44), Lute Society, Guildford 1997
- John H. Robinson: Hove, Joachim van den, (in Grove), Macmillan Publishers Limited, London 2001
- Andreas Schlegel & François-Pierre Goy: Ms. Herold, Padua 1602, Tree-Edition, München 1991 (facsimile and commentary; with many unique works by Hove)
- Godelieve Spiessens: Joachim van den Hove - Præludia Testudinis, Leiden 1616, Bibliotheca Regia Belgica, Brussels 1982 (Facsimile)
- T. Willemze (1981). Componistenlexicon, Deel 2. Het Spectrum, Utrecht. (in Dutch)