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Georg Rhau

As a dynamic publisher in Wittenberg through the many years of the Reformation, Rhau had not been only from the young theologians but he was also acquainted with the brand new music that had been written for the providers of the church including Ordinaries, Propers and music for particular festivals …

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Heinrich Glareanus

Glareanus (1488 – 1563) was an eminent Swiss humanist and music theorist whose Dodekachordon (The Twelve-String Lyre), published in 1547, is undoubtedly among the great Renaissance efforts to music theory. Glareanus is usually mainly known for adding four fresh settings towards the eight middle ages settings (Dorian, Hypodorian, Phrygian, Hypophrygian, …

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