Madison Early Music Festival 2017 Lecture Series
Gaspar Sanz and his Laberintos Ingeniosos
Sunday, July 9, 2017
One of the most important composers for guitar in the 17th Century, Gaspar Sanz wrote Instrucción de música para la guitarra española (1674), a manual on the technical aspects of the instrument. Known for his use of laberintos ingeniosos (ingenious labyrinths), Sanz created a method of musical composition and improvisation.