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Heinrich Schutz

Duration: 53:53

Donald Macleod starts by looking at the influence that the church reformer Martin Luther had on the life and music of his compatriot. Donald Macleod then explores the two visits that the composer made to Venice to train with Giovanni Gabrieli, to see how they influenced Schutz’s music. Donald Macleod then turns to Schutz's role as Kapellmeister of the Elector of Saxony, where he worked for 57 years and lastly the effect the 30 years war had on Schutz's life and music.

Available since: Wed 14 May 2014

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Heinrich Schutz

Donald Macleod explores the work of German composer Heinrich Schutz

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