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Johann Joseph Fux (German: [ˈfʊks]; c. 1660 – 13 February 1741) was an Austrian composer, music theorist and pedagogue of the late Baroque era. He is most famous as the author of Gradus ad Parnassum, a treatise on counterpoint, which has become the single most influential book on the Palestrinian style of Renaissance polyphony. Almost all modern courses on Renaissance counterpoint, a mainstay of college music curricula, are indebted in some degree to this work by Fux.

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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2001 Exceptional Masterpieces Sammartini, Merula, Marini, Endler, Biber, Fux; Combattimento Consort Amsterdam, Jan Willem de Vriend 1

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