Bartholomäus Gesius  (1560-1613)
Last updated: 01.02.21
According to The Oxford Companion to Music, Bartholomäus Gesius [or Gese or Goess] was born at Müncheberg near Frankfurt-am-Oder. After studying theology he turned to music and spent the latter part of his life as cantor at Frankfurt-am-Oder. His compositions, which are numerous and important, include every type of church music of his day - passions, masses, motets, psalms, hymns, etc. He was also author of a theoretical treatise, "Synopsis musicae practicae".
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Exercita duarum vocum from Synopsis musicae (1615) (D(T,T)/D(T))smp_unav15.gif
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Publisher: Moeck Verlag (MK00557.8)
Eight Examples (1615) Synopsis musicae practicae (D/A/T/B)smp_unav15.gif
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Publisher: Moeck Verlag (MK00485)