[A shepherd band their flocks are keeping] (Praetorius)

[A shepherd band their flocks are keeping] (Praetorius)

Composer: Michael Praetorius (1609)
Published in 2 hymnals


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Composer: Michael 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 >

Tune Information

Title: [A shepherd band their flocks are keeping] (Praetorius)
Composer: Michael Praetorius (1609)
Incipit: 55312 34534 35532
Key: G Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #6027
Text: A Shepherd Band Their Flocks
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The Cyber Hymnal #6027

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