ST. SEBALD

ST. SEBALD

Composer: C. H. Dretzel
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Composer: C. H. Dretzel

Born: (baptised).September 18, 1697 - Nuremberg, Bavaria, Germany Died: May 7, 1755 - Nuremberg, Bavaria, Germany The German composer, organist and musicographer, Cornelius Heinrich Dretzel, was a grandson of Georg Dretzel (c1610-after 1676; organist of St Michael, Schwäbisch Hall) and nephew of Valentin, the most important member of the family. A possible student of Johann Pachelbel's eldest son, C.H. Dretzel also studied with J.S. Bach in Weimar in 1716-1717. He appears to have spent his whole life in Nuremberg, his hometown, in various organists' posts: Frauenkirche, St Lorenz (from 1743) and St Sebald. Cornelius Heinrich Dretzel's keyboard counterpoints and fugues were his forte having thoroughly emersed himself in the works of… Go to person page >

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Title: ST. SEBALD
Composer: C. H. Dretzel
Incipit: 12315 64323 12345
Key: G Major or modal

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Savior, Like a Shepherd Lead Us

Savior, like a shepherd lead us,
Much we need Thy tender care;
In Thy pleasant pastures feed us,
For our use Thy folds prepare:
Blessèd Jesus, blessèd Jesus,
Thou hast bought us, Thine we are;
Blessèd Jesus, blessèd Jesus,
Thou hast bought us, Thine we are.

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