Heinrich schütz was a german composer and organist, generally regarded as the most important german composer before johann sebastian bach and is often considered to be one of the most important composers of the 17th century along with claudio monteve. Growing up in kostritz was quite pleasant fo heinrich schutz his father was a highly successful innkeeper and provided a very comfortable quality of life (smallman) schutz's upbringing in the lutheran church played a catalytic role in his future as a composer. Two composers predominated in the first half of the baroque period their music embodies many of the elements of the transition from renaissance to baroque style these two composers were claudio monteverdi (1567-1643) and heinrich schutz (1585-1672. A spotty account with some mighty peculiar emphases on the life and works of the tremendously important seventeenth-century composer, heinrich schütz.
Get this from a library a heinrich schütz reader : letters and documents in translation [heinrich schütz gregory s johnston] -- heinrich schütz (1585-1672) was the most important and influential german composer of the seventeenth century. Heinrich schütz (18 october [os 8 october] 1585 - 6 november 1672) was a german composer and organist, generally regarded as the most important german composer before johann sebastian bach. Such were the times of heinrich schütz, a noted, if not well-known, composer who lived and worked in germany from 1585 to 1672 germany released a stamp in honor of heinrich schutz on the 350th anniversary of his birth in 1935.
Heinrich schűtz was the leading german composer of the 17th century, living through the turbulent times of the thirty years war and dying in dresden in 1672, aged 87 his long career started with a visit of four years to venice where he studied with giovanni gabrielli before returning to germany. American heinrich schütz society the us chapter of the international heinrich schütz society is dedicated to the study and performance of the music of schütz and his german contemporaries early music composer books. Schütz, heinrich (1585-1672) schütz, heinrich (1585-1672), german composer heinrich schütz was the most important german composer of vocal music in the seventeenth century heinrich schutz | encyclopediacom.
-[composer] heinrich schütz -[subject matter] denotes the conversion of the christian-persecutor saul into the apostle paul only contains the words said by jesus to paul on the road to damascus. Heinrich schütz has held an influence over successive generations of musicians like no other he is considered to be the father of our modern music and was the first german composer of international stature. Learn more about the life and times of one of classical music's greatest composers, johann sebastian bach, at biographycom johann heinrich von thünen.
Heinrich schütz ( german: 18 october [ os 8 october] 1585 - 6 november 1672 ) was a german composer and organist , generally regarded as the most important german composer before johann sebastian bach and often considered to be one of the most important composers of the 17th century. The religious and political turmoil of the thirty years' war significantly impacted the performance and preservation of sacred baroque music in the german lands conflict between the catholics and protestants created an unstable social environment, which resulted in a myriad of responses from composers and performers. Johann hermann schein: johann hermann schein, german composer of sacred and secular music, one of the earliest (with michael praetorius and heinrich schütz) to introduce the italian baroque style into german music. Christ is arisen (schütz) and lutherans for life (lfl), lutheran women's missionary league (lwml), bethesda, and synod products composer: heinrich schutz.
I am the resurrection and the true life for double chorus, a cappella (composer heinrich schutz) published by . A gifted composer and organist, the maestro called heinrich schütz served many courts and enraptured many souls with his compositions all about his childhood, life & timeline is provided in the following biography. Find giovanni gabrieli biography and history on allmusic who was also a composer, he would hold that post for the rest of his life.