FRANSTADT

Composer: Melchior Teschner

Melchior Teschner (b. Fraustadt [now Wschowa, Poland], Silesia, 1584; d. Oberpritschen, near Fraustadt, 1635) studied philosophy, theology, and music at the University of Frankfurt an-der-Oder and later studied at the universities of Helmstedt and Wittenberg, Germany. From 1609 until 1614 he served as cantor in the Lutheran church in Fraustadt, and from 1614 until his death he was pastor of the church in Oberpritschen. Bert Polman  Go to person page >

Arranger: Henry J. Gauntlett

Henry J. Gauntlett (b. Wellington, Shropshire, July 9, 1805; d. London, England, February 21, 1876) When he was nine years old, Henry John Gauntlett (b. Wellington, Shropshire, England, 1805; d. Kensington, London, England, 1876) became organist at his father's church in Olney, Buckinghamshire. At his father's insistence he studied law, practicing it until 1844, after which he chose to devote the rest of his life to music. He was an organist in various churches in the London area and became an important figure in the history of British pipe organs. A designer of organs for William Hill's company, Gauntlett extend­ed the organ pedal range and in 1851 took out a patent on electric action for organs. Felix Mendelssohn chose him to play the or… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: FRANSTADT
Composer: Melchior Teschner (1613)
Arranger: Henry J. Gauntlett (1864)
Meter: 6.6.8.6 D
Incipit: 35567 13211 71332
Key: C Major
Copyright: Public Domain

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The Cyber Hymnal #12367
Text: Young Men And Maidens
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