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Seth Calvisius

Sethus Calvisius or Setho Calvisio, originally Seth Kalwitz (21 February 1556 – 24 November 1615), was a German music theorist, composer, chronologer, astronomer, and teacher of the late Renaissance.

Birth and Death Data: Born March 2nd, 1556 (Gorsleben), Died November 24th, 1615 (Leipzig)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1915 - 1928

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer


Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-16533 10-in. 9/22/1915 Joseph mine Victor Mixed Chorus Mixed vocal chorus, unaccompanied composer  
Victor BVE-45218 10-in. 5/28/1928 Joseph mine Nicola A. Montani ; Palestrina Choir Mixed chorus, unaccompanied composer  


Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Calvisius, Seth," accessed September 17, 2021,

Calvisius, Seth. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved September 17, 2021, from

"Calvisius, Seth." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 17 September 2021.

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