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[Alleluia] (Vulpius)

[Alleluia] (Vulpius)

Composer: Melchior Vulpius, c. 1560-1616
Published in 3 hymnals


Composer: Melchior Vulpius, c. 1560-1616

Born into a poor family named Fuchs, Melchior Vulpius (b. Wasungen, Henneberg, Germany, c. 1570; d. Weimar, Germany, 1615) had only limited educational opporĀ­tunities and did not attend the university. He taught Latin in the school in Schleusingen, where he Latinized his surname, and from 1596 until his death served as a Lutheran cantor and teacher in Weimar. A distinguished composer, Vulpius wrote a St. Matthew Passion (1613), nearly two hundred motets in German and Latin, and over four hundred hymn tunes, many of which became popular in Lutheran churches, and some of which introduced the lively Italian balletto rhythms into the German hymn tunes. His music was published in Cantiones Sacrae (1602, 1604), Kirchengesangund Geistliche Lieder… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: [Alleluia] (Vulpius)
Composer: Melchior Vulpius, c. 1560-1616
Incipit: 11717 65545 43217
Key: C Major

Instances

Instances (1 - 3 of 3)
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One in Faith #193

We Celebrate #398

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Worship (3rd ed.) #286

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