Benedikt Anton Aufschnaiter
Aufschnaiter received much of his musical education in Vienna, where he lived for several years. Later he got a post at the band near to the emperor's court. On 16 January 1705, he was appointed Kapellmeister at the Passau court by Bishop-Cardinal Johann Philipp von Lamberg as a successor to Georg Muffat. Aufschnaiter died there in January 1742.
He was married twice and from the second marriage, he had a son.
List of selected works
- Regulæ Fundamentales Musurgiæ (Fundamental rules on composing good music)
- Concors discordia op. 2 (Nürnberg 1695) - six serenades for orchestra
- Dulcis Fidium Harmoniæ op. 4 (Augsburg 1703) - eight string sonatas
- Memnon sacer ab oriente op. 5 (Augsburg 1709) - Vesper psalms
- Alaudæ V op. 6 (1711) - five masses
- Aquila clangens op. 7 (Passau 1719) - twelve offertories
- Cymbalum Davidis op. 8 (Passau 1728) - four Vesper psalms
- Miserere pro tempore quadragesimae op. 9 (unpublished, 1724)
- Concerto o parthia della cortesia
- Kommt, beschaut die Weisoheit - Pastorella-Trio sonata
- Litaniae Lauretanae
- Requiem in C major (1738)
- Serenada della pace in C major
- Sonata gloriosa
For references see the references in the article on German Wikipedia.
- Sound carrier of Benedikt Anton Aufschnaiter in the German National Library catalogue
- Free scores by Benedikt Anton Aufschnaiter at the International Music Score Library Project
- Sound-bites from Concors discordia op. 2