Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck: The orpheus of Amsterdam, Part 2 – A celebrated master

Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck (1562-1621)
Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck (1562-1621) (© Rijksmuseum, public domain)

Part Two: A Celebrated Master

Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck was influenced by musical sources from all over Europe and combined forms and techniques to create new and exciting work. His reputation attracted many European students to Amsterdam who spread his innovations across the continent. Join David Swatling for a musical journey back to the Dutch Golden Age.

Producer: David Swatling

Broadcast: April 7, 2002