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Crato Bütner (Composer)

Born: 1616 - unknown place
Died: 1679 - Danzig, Germany

Crato Bütner [(Büthner, Bytner, Buthnerus, Bythner] was a German composer. Since 1650 he was organist at St. Salvator in Danzig and became in 1652 Kantor of the school and church of St. Katharinen in Danzig.

Because of his cooperation with Georg Neumark's Lustwäldchen and Johann Franck's Geistlichem Sion, Crato Bütner became famous as a song composer. His works: Geistlichen Konzerte, Hamburg 1651; Psalm 147, Danzig 1661; Te Deum (l2 voices.), ebd. 1662; songs, in: Georg Neumark, Lustwäldchen, 1652 / 1657, and Johann Franck, Geistlichen Sion, 1674.

 

Source: Requiem Survey (Author: Friedrich Wilhelm Bautz)
Contributed by
Aryeh Oron (April 2006)

Use of Chorale Melodies in his works

Title

Chorale Melody

Year

Allein Gott in der Höh sei Ehr for 4 voices, violin (cornett), 2 violas.(trombones), Violone (positif) & bc

Allein Gott in der Höh sei Ehr

Nov 1677

Links to other Sites

Requiemsurvey: Crato Butner (1616-1679)

 

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