Johann Christian Schieferdecker

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Johann Christian Schieferdecker (or Schiefferdecker,[1] 1679 – 1732) was a German Baroque composer.

Schieferdecker was born in Teuchern. He became harpsichord-player at the Hamburg Opera, then succeeded Dietrich Buxtehude as organist of the Marienkirche in Lübeck.[2] He died in Lübeck.

Works, editions and recordings[edit]

  • XII musicalische Concerte, Hamburg 1713[3]

Recordings

  • Geistliche Konzerte: Triumph, Triumph, Belial ist nun erleget; Auf, auf, mein Herz, Sinn und Gemüte; In te Domine speravi; Weicht, ihr schwarzen Trauerwolken. Klaus Mertens, Hamburger Ratsmusik, Simone Eckert. Carus-Verlag, 2012, ASIN:B007WA0VTQ
  • Musicalische Concerte (Hamburg 1713). Elbipolis Barockorchester Hamburg, Challenge Records CC72531, 2011, UPC/EAN 608917253122, ASIN:B0062EOZ3Q

References[edit]

  1. ^ G. B. Sharp & Dorothea Schröder. "Schiefferdecker, Johann Christian". In L. Root, Deane. Grove Music Online. Oxford Music Online. Oxford University Press.  (subscription required)
  2. ^ Kerala J. Snyder Dieterich Buxtehude: Organist in Lübeck 1987 Page 104 "Johann Christian Schieferdecker later applied himself better to the goal, led the bride home after the death of the father Buxtehude, and received the fine position that Johann Paul Kuntzen so laudably fills at the present time."
  3. ^ Michael Robertson The courtly consort suite in German-speaking Europe, 1650-1706 2009 Page 228 "Accordingly, Johann Christian Schieferdecker's XII. musicalische Concerte will show the influence of the French manner on an eighteenth-century town musician.