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Film, Video Quicksilver

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Title

  • Quicksilver

Summary

  • J.S. Bach was very much aware of his musical heritage, especially of those German composers who had come before him. Quicksilver's program explores the extraordinarily inventive 17th-century music that influenced Bach's development. Excerpts from the program include works by Dieterich Buxtehude, Matthias Weckmann, Johann Pachelbel, Johann Schmeltzer, Johann Rosenmuller, Giovanni Legrenzi, Johannes Vierdanck and Johann Caspar Kerll. Matthias Weckmann (c.1616-74) Sonata no. 9 a 4 [05:30] Johann Rosenmuller (c. 1619-84) Sonata settima a 4 in D minor from "Sonate a 2. 3. 4. e 5." [13:02] a Stromenti da arco & altri (Nuremberg, 1682) Giovanni Legrenzi (1626-90) Sonata terza a 2 in D major from "La Cetra," op.10 (Venice, 1673) [21:45] Johann Pachelbel (1653-1706) Partie IV in E minor [27:58] from "Musicalische Ergotzung" (Nuremburg, c.1691) Johannes Vierdanck (c.1605-46) Canzon in C major, no. 21 [37:22] from "Ander Theil geistlicher Concerten" (Rostock, 1643) Matthias Weckmann Sonata no. 2 a 4 [44:31] Johann Rosenmuller Sonata in E minor a 2 from "Sonate a 2. 3. 4. e 5." [51:19] "Stromenti da arco & altri" (Nuremberg, 1682) Dieterich Buxtehude (c. 1637-1707) Prelude in G minor, BuxWV163 [1:01:15] Johann Caspar Kerll (1627-93) Sonata a 2 in F major from the "Rost MS" (Baden-Baden, c.1660) [1:09:24] Johann Schmeltzer (c. 1623-80) Sonata a 4 in G major, "La Carolietta" [1:18:13] from the "Kromeriz Collection," c.1669

Names

  • Library of Congress
  • Library of Congress. Music Division, sponsoring body

Created / Published

  • Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 2019-10-30.

Notes

  • -  Classification: Music and Books on Music.
  • -  Dominic Teresi, John Lenti, Greg Ingles, Avi Stein, Julie Andrijeski, Robert Mealy.
  • -  Recorded on 2019-10-30.

Medium

  • 1 online resource

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2024697021

Online Format

  • video
  • image

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Library Of Congress, and Sponsoring Body Library Of Congress. Music Division. Quicksilver. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, -10-30, 2019. Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/2024697021/.

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Library Of Congress & Library Of Congress. Music Division, S. B. (2019) Quicksilver. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, -10-30. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2024697021/.

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Library Of Congress, and Sponsoring Body Library Of Congress. Music Division. Quicksilver. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, -10-30, 2019. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2024697021/>.