Samuel Capricornus

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Samuel Friedrich Capricornus, born Samuel Friedrich Bockshorn (21 December 1628 Žerčice near Mladá Boleslav - 10 November 1665 Stuttgart) was a Czech composer.[1]

Works, editions and recordings[edit]

  • Theatrum Musicum & Leçons de Ténèbres, Benoit Haller, La Chapelle Rhénane, K617 (CD, 2006).
  • Dulcis amor, Jesu (from Geistliche Harmonien, III, 1664) Harry van der Kamp, Laurie Reviol. Ensemble Tirami Su, Challenge Classics (CD, 2002)
  • Theatrum Musicum, Martin Gester, Le Parlement De Musique, Opus 111 (CD, 1994)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sources of Slovak music Slovenské národné múzeum, Ivan Mačák - 1977 This trend was personified, among others, by Samuel Capricornus, who led the church choir here from 1651 to 1657. Samuel Capricornus is the most important personality in the field of music in Slovakia in the 17th century.