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    A German Vespers: Music of Johann Kaspar Ferdinand Fischer (1701)

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    September 29, 2012


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    A German Vespers: Music of Johann Kaspar Ferdinand Fischer (1701)

    Johann Kaspar Ferdinand Fischer (1656-1746) may not be wellknown today, but he was one of the premiere composers of his generation. Active in Baden-Baden, in the southwest corner of modern Germany, he was well versed in both French and Italian styles. On September 29, Exsultemus and Newton Baroque will collaborate to perform a reconstruction of an early 18th-century Fischer Vespers, consisting mostly of music from Fischer’s 1701...

    Johann Kaspar Ferdinand Fischer (1656-1746) may not be wellknown today, but he was one of the premiere composers of his generation. Active in Baden-Baden, in the southwest corner of modern Germany, he was well versed in both French and Italian styles. On September 29, Exsultemus and Newton Baroque will collaborate to perform a reconstruction of an early 18th-century Fischer Vespers, consisting mostly of music from Fischer’s 1701 Vesperae printed in Augsburg. This vespers reconstruction will also include instrumental works appropriate for Vespers by Franz Xavier Murschhauser (1663 – 1738), and Johann Christoph Pez (1664 –1716). Don’t miss this opportunity to hear these rare South German treasures performed by Boston’s finest, in the resplendent acoustic of Second Church in Newton.


    Second Church in Newton

    60 Highland Street
    West Newton, MA 02465

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    $35 general admission ($30 students & seniors)



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