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Hieronymus Praetorius

Regarded the founder of seventeenth century German organ music, Hamburg church musician Hieronymus Praetorius was also a copyist and music editor, compiling important collections of monophonic German and Latin program music and German chorales. His very own taste being a composer, though, was for polychoral cathedral music, and he’s acknowledged …

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