Composer: C. H. Dretzel (1731)
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Composer: C. H. Dretzel

Born: (baptised).September 18, 1697 - Nuremberg, Bavaria, Germany Died: May 7, 1755 - Nuremberg, Bavaria, Germany The German composer, organist and musicographer, Cornelius Heinrich Dretzel, was a grandson of Georg Dretzel (c1610-after 1676; organist of St Michael, Schwäbisch Hall) and nephew of Valentin, the most important member of the family. A possible student of Johann Pachelbel's eldest son, C.H. Dretzel also studied with J.S. Bach in Weimar in 1716-1717. He appears to have spent his whole life in Nuremberg, his hometown, in various organists' posts: Frauenkirche, St Lorenz (from 1743) and St Sebald. Cornelius Heinrich Dretzel's keyboard counterpoints and fugues were his forte having thoroughly emersed himself in the works of… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: C. H. Dretzel (1731)
Incipit: 15543 21176 7665
Key: E♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain


Organ Solo

  • Organ Miniatures: 200 Short Improvisations on Familiar Hymn Tunes
    Composer/Editor June Nixon
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (1999) pp. 51


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Small Church Music #5390


The Cyber Hymnal #6713

Include 8 pre-1979 instances
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