Jan Dismas Zelenka: A Bohemian Musician at the Court of Dresden

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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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Contents

Early Years in Bohemia 1
25
Catholic Music and Liturgy
59
Catholic court church 17241738
76
The Melodrama and Other Works
104
Liturgical Compositions 17231732
135
The Musical Organization of the Dresden Court 17341745
210
Zelenkas Late Style
229
Maddalena bars 114
243
incarnatus est bars 859
257
Afterlife
265
Appendix A Worklist
286
Appendix B Dedications and Petitions
307
Select Bibliography
321
Index of Compositions
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