Johann Kaspar Mertz

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Johann Kaspar Mertz, perhaps more than any other Central European musician of his time, was associated with the guitar, both as a composer and performer. He was a virtuoso player of the first rank, regularly…
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Composition Highlights

Title Year Avg. Duration Genre
Barden-klänge (30), for guitar, Op. 13 Chamber Music
Fantasie hongroise, for guitar, Op. 65/1 Chamber Music
Unruhe, for 2 guitars Chamber Music
Tarantella for 2 guitars Chamber Music
Mazurka for 2 guitars Chamber Music
Élégie, for guitar (from Bardenklänge), Op. 13 Chamber Music
Barcarolle, for 2 guitars Chamber Music
Ständchen, for 2 guitars Chamber Music
Schubert Lieder (6), for guitar Chamber Music
Vespergang, for 2 guitars Chamber Music
Deutsche Weise, for 2 guitars Chamber Music
Abendlied (Evening Song), for guitar (from Bardenklänge), Op. 13/4 Chamber Music
Capriccio, for guitar (from Bardenklänge), Op. 13/9 Chamber Music
Tarantelle, for guitar (from Bardenklänge), Op. 13 /19 Chamber Music
An Malvina, for guitar (from Bardenklänge), Op. 13/8 Chamber Music
Wasserfahrt am Traunsee, for 2 guitars Chamber Music
Liebeslied (Love Song), for guitar (from Bardenklänge), Op. 13/15 Chamber Music
Fantasy for guitar on themes from Verdi's "Il Trovatore," Op. 8/27 Chamber Music
Elegy, for guitar Chamber Music
Ich denke dein, for 2 guitars Chamber Music
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