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Johann Philipp Kirnberger

Johann Philipp Kirnberger was among the primary theorists and commentators on music from the eighteenth hundred years, but being a composer, he’s of lesser importance. Although he composed key pad and chamber music, music, and handful of cathedral music, these struck listeners after that and today as uninspired. David Mason …

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Pieter Hellendaal

At age eleven Pieter was appointed as an organist from the church of St Nicolas in Utrecht. Five years later on his family shifted to Amsterdam where he researched with Tartini. By 1743 he was playing the violin in public areas performances and gained the right to create music by …

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