Confitebor tibi Domine

Kaspar Förster (composer)
Confitebor tibi Domine
Confitebor tibi Domine Confitebor tibi Domine

Confitebor tibi Domine

Show more
Confitebor tibi Domine
Kaspar Förster 1616-1673
Chemins du Baroque, 2015
1 cd
Recording date
Playing time
Placing suggestion
31 - Missen, oratoria, cantates, passionen, ... (NBLC) K6 - Koorwerken (Flemish music schema)

Availability in Flemish libraries

0 time in Flemish libraries

About Kaspar Förster

Kaspar Förster (also Caspar Foerster) (baptized 28 February 1616 in Danzig – 2 February 1673 in Oliva, near Danzig) was a German singer and composer.

Förster studied music under his father Kaspar (1574-1652) and then under Marco Scacchi in Warsaw. He sang bass and conducted choirs at the Polish court in Warsaw from 1638 to about 1643, then served as kapellmeister to Frederik III of Denmark in Copenhagen between 1652 and 1655. In 1655, a war broke out between Denmark and Sweden, and Förster returned to Danzig, working as cantor at the Marienkirche there. He returned to the employ of Frederik from 1661 to 1667. During this time he visited Venice several times and played a role in bringing aspects of Italian musical style to northern Europe. He also studied under Giacomo Carissimi in the 1660s. Late in his life he worked briefly in Hamburg before returning to his birthplace.

Förster's surviving works are mostly sacred cantatas for three voice…Read more on Wikipedia