[pree-tawr-ee-uh s, ‐tohr‐]
- MichaelMichael Schultheiss, 1571–1621, German composer, organist, and theorist.
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Another kind of hackbrett7 (a psaltery), which was played with the fingers, was known to Praetorius.
Praetorius calls this an octave lute, with the chanterelle C or D.
Praetorius,6 writing when the lute was in universal favour, mentions seven varieties distinguished by size and tuning.
I had in mind the definition of a capriccio given by Praetorius, the celebrated musical authority of the eighteenth century.An Autobiography
Praetorius (b. 1571) says a Galliard has five steps, and is therefore called Cinque Pas.Shakespeare and Music
Edward W. Naylor
- Michael (ˈmɪçaeːl). 1571–1621, German composer and musicologist, noted esp for his description of contemporary musical practices and instruments, Syntagma musicum (1615–19)
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