Johann Krieger

Bouree by Johann Krieger

Bouree by Johann Krieger (1651-1735) Krieger’s keyboard music places him among the most important German composers of his time. The two published collections, Sechs musicalische Partien (1697) and Anmuthige Clavier-Übung (1698), contain harpsichord suites, organ toccatas, fugues, ricercars, and other works. Krieger’s contemporaries praised his contrapuntal skill, evident in the extant fugues and ricercars. Johann …

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Menuett by Johann Krieger

Menuett by Johann Krieger (1651-1735) Krieger’s keyboard music places him among the most important German composers of his time. The two published collections, Sechs musicalische Partien (1697) and Anmuthige Clavier-Übung (1698), contain harpsichord suites, organ toccatas, fugues, ricercars, and other works. Krieger’s contemporaries praised his contrapuntal skill, evident in the extant fugues and ricercars. Johann …

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