Caspar Kittel

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Caspar Kittel (1603–1639) was a German Baroque theorbist and composer at the Dresden Hofkapelle. He was a pupil, then colleague of Heinrich Schütz, and preceded Schütz on the Kapellmeister's second sojurn in Italy from 1624.[1] His brother was Christoph Kittel.

Works, editions and recordings[edit]

  • Arien und Kantaten, Dresden, 1648


  1. ^ Companion to Baroque Music - Page 199 Julie Anne Sadie Kittel, Caspar (1603-39). Theorbist, composer and lifelong servant of the Dresden Hof- kapelle, who was associated with Heinrich Schütz as both pupil and colleague. He was sent to Italy in 1624, where he was joined by Schütz