Johannes Hieronymus Kapsberger (Giovanni Girolamo or Giovanni Geronimo Kapsperger)

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Also known as Giovanni Girolamo or Giovanni Geronimo Kapsperger.

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Giovanni Girolamo Kapsperger (also: Johann(es) Hieronymus Kapsberger or Giovanni Geronimo Kapsperger; c. 1580 – 17 January 1651) was a German-Italian virtuoso performer and composer of the early Baroque period. A prolific and highly original composer, Kapsberger is chiefly remembered today for his lute and theorbo (chitarrone) music, which was seminal in the development of these as solo instruments.

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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1990 Il Tedesco della Tiorba: Pieces for Lute Johannes Hieronymus Kapsberger; Paul O'Dette 1
1993 Libro Quarto d'Intavolatura di Chitarone, Roma 1640 (Rolf Lislevand) Johannes Hieronymus Kapsberger 1
2004 La Villanella Giovanni Girolamo Kapsberger; L'Arpeggiata, Christina Pluhar 1
2009 Kapsbergiana: All Around Libro Terzo 1626 (Los Otros feat. viola da gamba and lirone: Hille Perl, chittarone: Lee Santana, chittarone and guitar: Steve Player) Johannes Hieronymus Kapsberger 1
Baroque Lute Music Volume 1 (Paul O'Dette) Johannes Hieronymus Kapsberger 1
Libro quarto d'intavolatura di chitarone Johannes Hieronymus Kapsberger; Rolf Lislevand 1

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