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Sylvius Leopold Weiss

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Sylvius Leopold Weiss

Sylvius Leopold Weiss has been played on NTS shows including The Witching Hour, with Prelude, BWV 999, In D Minor first played on 9 August 2015.

Sylvius Leopold Weiss (12th October 1687–16th October 1750) was a German composer and lutenist.

Born in Grottkau near Breslau, the son of Johann Jacob Weiss, also a lutenist, he served at courts in Breslau, Rome, and Dresden, where he died. Until recently, he was thought to have been born in 1686, but recent evidence suggests that he was in fact born the following year.

Weiss was the most important and the most prolific composer of lute music in history and…

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Suite D-minor
Sil. Leo. Weiss, Konrad Junghänel
Accent1979
Suite D-minor
Sil. Leo. Weiss, Konrad JunghänelAccent1979
Discogs
Cataluna
Evangelos & Liza, Weiss, Albeniz
His Master's Voice1984
Cataluna
Evangelos & Liza, Weiss, AlbenizHis Master's Voice1984
Discogs
Prelude, BWV 999, In D Minor
Julian Bream, Bach, Sanz, Sor, Visée, Weiss
RCA Classics1995
Prelude, BWV 999, In D Minor
Julian Bream, Bach, Sanz, Sor, Visée, WeissRCA Classics1995
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