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Witt, Christian Friedrich Christian Friedrich Witt
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(1660 - 1717)
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Witt, Christian Friedrich: Suite in F Major for Viola & Piano

Suite in F Major for Viola & Piano
Christian Friedrich Witt

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Composer :Christian Friedrich WittChristian Friedrich Witt (1660 - 1717)
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Viola and Piano (or organ)

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Christian Friedrich WittMagatagan, Mike (1960 - )
Copyright :Public Domain
Christian Friedrich Witt, or Witte (1660 -- 1717) was a German composer, music editor and teacher. He was born in Altenburg, where his father, Johann Ernst Witt, was court organist; he had come from Denmark around 1650 when a Danish princess married into the house of Saxe-Altenburg. Frederick I, Duke of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg probably gave Witt a scholarship in 1676 to study in Vienna and Salzburg, and then from 1685--1686 to study composition and counterpoint in Nuremberg with Georg Caspar Wecker, returning for a further period of study in 1688. He moved to Gotha to take up a post as chamber organist to the court in June 1686; he remained there for the rest of his life. He became a substitute for W.M. Mylius, the kapellmeister, in 1694, and succeeded him after his death in 1713; Duke Frederick II was one of his pupils. He is mentioned as a good keyboard player and kapellmeister in J.P. Treiber's Der accurate Organist im General-Bass (1704) and Telemann's Beschreibung der Augen-Orgel (1739). He was also valued by the courts of Ansbach-Bayreuth, Schwarzburg-Rudolstadt, and Saxe-Weissenfels. While on his deathbed, Johann Sebastian Bach was commissioned to substitute for him and perform a Passiontide work for the court chapel.

Witt's keyboard works were well known throughout Germany, and in fact appear in many anthologies of the time. One famous example is the inclusion of two of his suites (in C minor and in F-sharp minor) in the so-called Möllersche Handschrift (Möller Manuscript), one of two anthologies compiled by Johann Christoph Bach (1671--1721), Johann Sebastian Bach's older brother (to whom he committed various manuscripts that found their way into the anthologies, as well as manuscripts of some of his own early works).

Although this piece was originally written for Strings & Continuo, I created this arrangement for Viola and Acoustic Piano.
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Added by magataganm the 2015-04-02

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