*Selected* Products

Contact Us

Educational Music Service
1 Commercial Drive, Suite D2
Florida, NY 10921

Phone: 845-469-5790
Phone Hours: 10am to 1pm and 2pm to 5pm Eastern, Monday through Friday

Fax: 845-469-5817
Email:
sales@emsmusic.com

Don's Search Tips Video
Don Boyer's Search Tips Video
(Click the picture to View)

Recent Kudos
"EMS has been exceptional
at finding
the Nieweg et al.
corrected editions for our orchestra."











Credit Card Processing





Secure Order Form

  Home > New Items >

New!  KUSSER, Johann Sigismund (1660-1727) - Serenatas for Dublin. A-R EDITIONS, INC. - large score (c)
KUSSER, Johann Sigismund (1660-1727) - Serenatas for Dublin. A-R EDITIONS, INC. - large score (c)
 
Prices shown are not guaranteed.  If you need a firm price quote, please use the check box at checkout to request one.
List Price: $360.00

Availability: Usually ships in 3-4 weeks, or give a specific Rush Delivery Date at Checkout.
Product Code: EMS400447
Qty:

Other Ref. # / Component / Instrumentation / Duration Contents
 
B0210 / large score (c) / 2 ob, str, b.c.

Johann Sigismund Kusser (or, as he was known in England and Ireland, John Sigismond Cousser), was a Hungarian-born musician who, after a varied and successful career in the German-speaking lands of the Holy Roman Empire, settled in Ireland in July 1707. In Dublin Kusser composed and directed the performances of at least twenty-one festive serenatas that marked important state occasions in Dublin between 1709 and his death in late 1727. Presented before the elite of local society in semistaged productions featuring costumes, stage machinery, and dancing, these works functioned as something of an operatic substitute in the cityĂs cultural life. The contents of the present volume comprise the three serenatas for which music remains extant. Two of these can be proven definitively to be of KusserĂs own composition, and the third, due to its musical style, overall structure, and subject matter, is almost certainly his creation as well. These works provide remarkably rare musical evidence of a key component of the artistic offerings of DublinĂs viceregal court during the early decades of the eighteenth century.