SEDULIUS

Harmonizer: 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: SEDULIUS
Harmonizer: Michael Praetorius (1609)
Meter: 8.8.8.8
Incipit: 11234 33115 67567
Key: E♭ Major
Source: David Wolder's G. B., Hamburg, 1598
Copyright: Public Domain

Arrangements

Harmonizations, Introductions, Descants, Intonations

  • The Hymns of Martin Luther
    Composer/Editor Peter C. Reske
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House (2016) pp. 81
  • 200 New Last Verses
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (2007) pp. 144

Instances

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American Lutheran Hymnal #395

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Evangelical Lutheran hymnal #53

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