REGENSBURG

REGENSBURG

Composer: Johann Crüger
Published in 7 hymnals


Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Composer: Johann Crüger

Johann Crüger (b. Grossbriesen, near Guben, Prussia, Germany, 1598; d. Berlin, Germany, 1662) Crüger attended the Jesuit College at Olmutz and the Poets' School in Regensburg, and later studied theology at the University of Wittenberg. He moved to Berlin in 1615, where he published music for the rest of his life. In 1622 he became the Lutheran cantor at the St. Nicholas Church and a teacher for the Gray Cloister. He wrote music instruction manuals, the best known of which is Synopsis musica (1630), and tirelessly promoted congregational singing. With his tunes he often included elaborate accom­paniment for various instruments. Crüger's hymn collection, Neues vollkomliches Gesangbuch (1640), was one of the first hymnals to include figure… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: REGENSBURG
Composer: Johann Crüger
Meter: 8.7.8.7
Incipit: 17123 32132 12345
Key: e minor

Media

Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #1107
  • Four-part harmony, full-score (PDF, NWC)

Instances

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ScoreAudio

Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #1107

Include 6 pre-1979 instances
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