JOHANN PHILIPP FÖRTSCH (1652-1732): Unser Leben währet siebenzig Jahr, Ich vergesse, was dahinten ist, MICHAEL ÖSTERREICH (1658-after 1709): Ich habe einen guten Kampf gekämpfet, GEORG ÖSTERREICH (1664-1735): Unser keiner lebet ihm selber, Plötzlich müssen die Leute sterben.

Catalogue Number: 06R018

Label: CPO

Reference: 555 010-2

Format: CD

Price: $15.98

Description: These examples of music for court funerals at Gottorf between 1682 and 1702 is a valuable source for such compositions since no other works in the genre exist from the same period. Good notes on the socio-political aspects of such events, as well as their purely musical values for which no expense was spared. German-English texts. Weser-Renaissance Bremen; Manfred Cordes.


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