Johann Philipp Kirnberger

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Johann Philipp Kirnberger was among the leading theorists and commentators on music of the eighteenth century, but as a composer, he is of lesser importance. Although he wrote keyboard and chamber music,…
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Composition Highlights

Title Year Avg. Duration Genre
Sonata for flute & continuo in G major Chamber Music
Fugues (8) for organ or harpsichord Keyboard
Sonata for flute & continuo in G minor Chamber Music
Concerto for harpsichord, strings & continuo in C minor Concerto
Symphony for 2 horns, strings & continuo in D major Orchestral
Trio for flute, violin & continuo in G minor Chamber Music
Tempo di Minuetto for flute & keyboard (from Vermischte Musikalien) 1769 Chamber Music
Musicalischer Circul Chamber Music
Fuga in F minor
Sonata for flute & continuo in E flat minor Chamber Music
Fugue for harpsichord in F minor Keyboard
Sonata for flute & continuo in C major Chamber Music
An den Flüssen Babylons, for chorus & ensemble Choral
Komm, Gott, Schöpfer, heil'ger Geist für Traversflöte und Orgel Chamber Music
Allein Gott in der Hüh sei Ehr, for organ Keyboard
Chorale prelude for organ ("Was Gott tut, das ist wohlgetan") Keyboard
Passion Chorale, for organ Keyboard
Erbarm dich, unser Gott, motet Choral
Sonata for piano in D major Keyboard
Chorale prelude for organ "Vom Himmel hoch" Keyboard
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