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Georg Ludwig Agricola (Composer)

Born: October 25, 1643 - Grossen-Furra, Thuringia, Germany
Died: February 20, 1676 - Gotha, Thuringia, Germany

Georg Ludwig Agricola was a German composer of chamber music, etc. His father was a clergyman; he was brought up at Eisenach and Gotha and the universities of Wittenberg and Leipzig, and became Kapellmeister at Gotha in 1670.

Georg Ludwig Agricola composed Musikalische Nebenstunden for 2 violins, 2 violas am! bass; religious hymns and madrigals; sonatas and preludes, auf französische Art, etc. He died full of promise, but without accomplishing a style for himself.

 

Source: Grove’s Dictionary of Music and Musicians (1952 Edition, by D. Franz Gehring)
Contributed by
Aryeh Oron (January 2006)

Use of Chorale Melodies in his works

Title

Chorale Melody

Year

Meinen Jesum laß ich nicht for 12-18 voices/parts

Meinen Jesum laß ich nicht

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