Michael Praetorius's Musical Encyclopaedia

In the early 17th century the German composer, organist and music theorist Michael Praetorius compiled an encyclopaedia cataloguing every aspect of music in his time.

Andrew Manze dips into the book to create a picture of late renaissance music-making illustrated with works by Praetorius and his contemporaries.

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EMS20040605

In the early 17th century the German composer, organist and music theorist Michael Praetorius compiled an encyclopaedia cataloguing every aspect of music in his time.

Andrew Manze dips into the book to create a picture of late renaissance music-making illustrated with works by Praetorius and his contemporaries.

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In the early 17th century the German composer, organist and music theorist Michael Praetorius compiled an encyclopaedia cataloguing every aspect of music in his time.

Andrew Manze dips into the book to create a picture of late renaissance music-making illustrated with works by Praetorius and his contemporaries.