Jan Dismas Zelenka: A Bohemian Musician at the Court of Dresden
Oxford University Press, 2000 - Music - 352 pages
Jan Dismas Zelenka, the brilliant but elusive contemporary of Bach, musically served the Catholic chapel of the dazzling Dresden court during the first half of the eighteenth century. Research has uncovered biographical information, and reveals the remarkable music of a major figure of the Baroque era.
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Early Years in Bohemia 1
Catholic Music and Liturgy
Catholic court church 17241738
The Melodrama and Other Works
Liturgical Compositions 17231732
The Musical Organization of the Dresden Court 17341745
Zelenkas Late Style
Maddalena bars 114
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