MELODY (Praetorius)

Composer (melody): Praetorius

Born into a staunchly Lutheran family, Michael Praetorius (b. Creuzburg, Germany, February 15, 1571; d. Wolfenbüttel, Germany, February 15, 1621) was educated at the University of Frankfort-an-der-Oder. In 1595 he began a long association with Duke Heinrich Julius of Brunswick, when he was appoint­ed court organist and later music director and secretary. The duke resided in Wolfenbüttel, and Praetorius spent much of his time at the court there, eventually establishing his own residence in Wolfenbüttel as well. When the duke died, Praetorius officially retained his position, but he spent long periods of time engaged in various musical appointments in Dresden, Magdeburg, and Halle. Praetorius produced a prodigious amount of music and musi… Go to person page >

Harmonizer: Edith Lovell Thomas

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Tune Information

Title: MELODY (Praetorius)
Composer (melody): Praetorius
Harmonizer: Edith Lovell Thomas
Meter: D
Incipit: 11155 67154 5322
Key: D Major
Source: Melody from Musae Sioniae, by Praetorius, 1610
Copyright: Public Domain



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