To celebrate the th anniversary of the first printed organ music in , Kimberly Marshall released a recording of Arnolt Schlick’s Tabulaturen etlicher. Life. Born: c Died: after Biography. View the Wikipedia article on Arnolt Schlick. Musical settings of literary works. marks years since the first printed organ music was published by Arnolt Schlick. Kimberly Marshall brings these early works to life.

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Gaude Dei genitrix settings establish various ways of reinforcing a two-voice setting, in which the chant is accompanied by moderately ornamented counterpoint, by duplicating both lines in parallel thirds, fourths, or sixths. Arrangements and Transcriptions Salve Regina: In or Schlick travelled to the Netherlands: It atnolt sophisticated cantus firmus techniques, multiple truly independent lines up to five—and, in one case, ten—voicesand extensive use of imitation.

Category:Schlick, Arnolt – IMSLP/Petrucci Music Library: Free Public Domain Sheet Music

Schlick and his family lived in a house on the Burgweg, a path that led to the Heidelberg Castle although by Schlick had already scylick his father’s house in Heidelberg.

Highly regarded by his superiors and colleagues alike, Schlick played at important historical events, such as the election of Maximilian I as King of the Romansand was widely sought after as organ consultant throughout his career. Schlick’s setting also sets itself apart by zchlick heavily on imitation, sequence and fragmentation of motives, techniques seldom employed so consistently in organ music of the day.

In most settings Schlick uses mixed notation: Other organ pieces in Tabulaturen employ a variety of methods, most relying on imitation with the notable exception of Primi toniwhich is also unusual for its title, which merely indicates the tone, but not the cantus firmus. After this, Schlick disappears from history. Schlick’s organ music survives in two sources: Intabulation in french Lute-tablature.


Tabulaturen etlicher Lobgesang (Schlick, Arnolt)

Finally, Weg wart dein art is a free intabulation, with numerous ornaments, figuration and other embellishments. The first, Metzkin Isaackmay be of Netherlandish origin, and there is a possibility that Schlick learned the piece from Petrucci ‘s Shclick Musices Odhecaton. No documents survive concerning Schlick’s apprenticeship. In other projects Wikimedia Commons.

Arnolt Schlick – ChoralWiki

He is grouped among the composers known as the Colorists. The earliest record of his activity in this field is fromwhen he inspected the instrument of the Strasbourg Cathedral. Similar plans are observed in Sweelinck’s and later composers’ chorale variations. Retrieved from ” http: Quotations from these sources support Schlick’s own views: Nothing certain is known about Schlick’s other performances.

He was most probably born in Heidelberg and by established himself as court organist for the Electorate of the Palatinate. Some years later, in his treatise Musica getutscht Virdung ridiculed Schlick’s adherence to the view that the black keys should be considered musica fictaand made rude remarks about the composer’s blindness. An older version of Schlick’s motives was that he went to scglick Low Countries to escape from the plague which was zchlick ravaging the Heidelberg area.

There are two exceptions. The Spiegel is the earliest German organ treatise, [14] and also the first book on musical matters to enjoy an imperial privilege issued by Emperor Maximilian to protect Schlick’s rights.


Retrieved from ” https: However, that did not stop him from publishing his work. The former has been called “the first organ ricercar ” [34] because of its use of imitation in a truly fugal manner, [35] but it remains unclear whether the composition is an original piece by Schlick or an intabulation of a vocal work by another composer. Bach more than two hundred years later.

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Schlick’s book begins with a preface in three parts: He was a much sought-after organ consultant, and while his blindness prevented him from doing schlivk of the construction he was closely associated with organ-builders as an advisor; he tested new organs, performed widely, and was a strong influence among other composers at the time. Tabulaturen etlicher lobgesang is the earliest extensive source of German lute music and also one of the earliest published collections of lute music known.

This would imply that Schlick borrowed the idea to apply for an imperial privilege for Spiegel and Tabulaturen from Petrucci.

Numerous estimates have been suggested in the past, and some scholars most notably Arthur Mendel actually doubted whether the length of the line in question was rendered correctly during printing.