Riepel, Joseph



Austrian musical theorist; born at Hprschlag Upper Austria; became in middle age chamber musician to the Prince of Thurn and Taxis at Ratisfon, where he died. He is known to have published some violin concertos, and to have composed concertos for piano, symphonies and church-music, which never appeared in print. A few of those published are Anfangsgründe zur Musikalischen Setkkunst; Grundregeln zur Tonordnung; Gründliche Erklarung der Tonordnung; Erlanterung der betraglichen Tonordnung; Unentbehrliche Anmerkung zum Kontrapunkt; Bass-schlüssel, das ist Anleitung fur Anf anger; and Harmonisches Silbenmass.