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
1995 Requiem Johann Joseph Fux; Clemencic Consort, René Clemencic 1
1997 Missa Corporis Christi / Motets Johann Joseph Fux; Cordier, Minter, Chum, Mertens, Wiener Akademie, Martin Haselböck 1
2001 Exceptional Masterpieces Sammartini, Merula, Marini, Endler, Biber, Fux; Combattimento Consort Amsterdam, Jan Willem de Vriend 1
2008 Alla turca: Oeuvres instrumentales et vocales à la cour de Charles VI à Vienne Fux, Badia, Caldara; Monika Mauch, Ensemble Caprice, Matthias Maute 1
2016 Requiems Johann Kaspar Kerll, Johann Joseph Fux; Vox Luminis, Lionel Meunier 1

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