LEBANON (Walther)

LEBANON (Walther)

Composer: Johann Walter (1525)
Published in 1 hymnal


Composer: Johann Walter

Walther, Johann, was born in 1496 at a village near Cola (perhaps Kahla, or else Colleda, near Sachsenburg) in Thuringia. In 1524 we find him at Torgau, as bassist at the court of Friedrich the Wise, Elector of Saxony. The Elector Johann of Saxony made him "Sengermeister" (choirmaster) in 1526. When the Electoral orchestra (Kapelle) at Torgau was disbanded in 1530, it was reconstituted by the town, and in 1534 Walther was also appointed cantor (singing-master) to the school at Torgau. On the accession of the Elector Moritz of Saxony, in 1548, Walther went with him to Dresden as his Kapellmeister. He was pensioned by decree of Aug. 7, 1554, and soon after returned to Torgau, still retaining the title of "Sengermeister." He died at Torgau, pe… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: Johann Walter (1525)
Meter: 8. 8. 6 llin. (M. 52.)
Incipit: 53567 11771 53432
Key: D Major

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