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Caspar Ett (Composer)

Born: January 5, 1788 - Eresing, near Geltendorf (Bavaria), Germany
Died: May 16, 1847 - Munich, Germany

Caspar [Kaspar] Ett was a German composer. At age nine, he became a chorister in a Benedictine abbey, then went to the Elector's School in Munich. In 1816, he was appointed organist at St. Michael's Church in Munich, where he remained until his death.

Caspar Ett composed several Masses and other Catholic church music. His works include Cantica Sacra (1840), Ave maris stella, Stabat Mater for two mixed choirs, Attollite portas, Haec Dies, Laudate Dominum, Pange lingua, Tantum Ergo Sacramentum, Requiem in C minor for choir and orchestra or choir and organ.

 

Source: Cyber Hymnal Website; Indiana University School of Music Website
Contributed by
Teddy Kaufman (May 2006)

Use of Chorale Melodies in his works

Title

Chorale Melody

Year

Christ ist erstanden for 4 voices , strings, 2 Oboes, 2 Horns, 2 Trumpets , 2 Trombones, and Organ

Christ ist erstanden

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Caspar Ett (Cyber Hymnal)

 

Bibliography

Wagner, Wolfgang: Caspar Ett. Leben und Werk


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