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Encyclopedia > 1722 in music

See also: 1721 in music, other events of 1722, 1723 in music, list of years in music.



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Classical music

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  • June 5 - Johann Kuhnau, composer



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Sleeve Notes - Kuhnau: Sacred Music (1434 words)
Having received his early musical education in one of the greatest centres of German musical culture, Dresden, Kuhnau may well have encountered the aged Heinrich Schütz (who died in 1672) and thus he must be virtually the only significant figure to have experienced the environments of both Schütz and Bach.
Musical duration and emphasis are created by means of the repetition and sequencing of short phrases and quite often it is the instruments which provide the repetition.
This is a tendency of German church music in the two or three decades surrounding the turn of the century: an influence from opera, on the one hand, and the pietistic air on the other.
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