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Michael Praetorius

Michael Praetorius (probably 15 February 1571 – 15 February 1621) was a German composer, organist, and music theorist. He was one of the most versatile composers of his age, being particularly significant in the development of musical forms based on Protestant hymns, many of which reflect an effort to improve the relationship between Protestants and Catholics.

Birth and Death Data: Born February 15th, 1571 (Creuzburg), Died February 15th, 1621 (Wolfenbüttel)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1914 - 1941

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-15312 10-in. 10/28/1914 Lo, how a rose e'er blooming Lyric Quartet Mixed vocal quartet, unaccompanied composer  
Victor BVE-45219 10-in. 5/28/1928 Lo, how a rose e'er blooming Nicola A. Montani ; Palestrina Choir Mixed chorus, unaccompanied composer  
Victor BRC-68225 10-in. 6/7/1931 Lo, how a rose e'er blooming George Washington University Glee Club ; Robert Howe Harmon Male vocal chorus, with piano composer  
Victor BS-75063 10-in. 2/9/1933 Songs for children (Three part) Elsie Baker ; Myrtle C. Eaver ; Mabel Jackson ; Olive Kline Female vocal trio, with piano composer  
Victor BS-030712 10-in. 12/16/1938 Es ist ein Ros' entsprungen Trapp Family Choir ; Franz Wasner Mixed vocal chorus, unaccompanied composer  
Victor BS-038227 10-in. 7/6/1939 Christmas hymn Ruth Carhart ; Betty Martin ; Muriel Wilson Female vocal trio, with piano composer  
Victor BS-067641 10-in. 8/14/1941 Away in a manger Emile Coté ; Victor Chapel Choir Mixed vocal chorus, with organ composer  
Columbia 47428 10-in. 3/16/1917 Est ist en Ros entsprungen Elena Gerhardt Mezzo-soprano vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 48732 12-in. 4/26/1916 Alla trinita Musical Art Society Choir Vocal chorus, unaccompanied composer  
Brunswick E18268 10-in. 3/8/1926 Lo, how a rose e’er blooming Furman (S.C.) University Glee Club Male vocal chorus, with piano composer  
Edison 18809 10-in. 10/15/1928 While shepherds watched their flocks Arion Male Chorus Male vocal chorus composer  
Edison N-506 10-in. 10/15/1928 While shepherds watched their flocks Arion Male Chorus Male vocal chorus composer  
Gramophone 0RA2731 10-in. 3/11/1938 Es ist ein Ros entsprungen Wolfgang Kieling Boy soprano vocal solo, with vocal chorus and orchestra composer  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Praetorius, Michael," accessed July 31, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102865.

Praetorius, Michael. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 31, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102865.

"Praetorius, Michael." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 31 July 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102865

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