Celebrating the life of Johannes Matthias Sperger

Yesterday was the birthday of Johannes Matthias Sperger (March 23, 1750- May 13, 1812).  Sperger, one of the great doublebass virtuosi and composers from the latter half of the 18th century is most recognized by modern-day bassists for his large output of concertos and sonatas for the instrument.

Fora Baltacigil performs a selection from the Sonata in A-minor:

Advertisements

About tunedin4ths

David Ballam Doctoral Student at the University of Texas at Austin Doublebass Instructor: UT String Project & Round Rock School District BLOG: https://tunedin4ths.wordpress.com/ WEB: https://ballam.musicteachershelper.com
This entry was posted in General. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s