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A Heinrich Schutz Reader: Letters and Documents in Translation

  • Author: Johnson, Gregory
[W]ill serve readers of English and the many admirers of [Schutz's] music very well

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Contents

  • Contents
  • Acknowledgements
  • Bibliographical abbreviations
  • Illustrations
  • Youth and Early Manhood (1611-27)
  • 1. Il primo libro de madrigali (Venice, 1611) (Original language: Italian)
  • 2. Johann Georg I, Elector of Saxony, to Moritz, Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel (27.08.1614)
  • 3. Johann Georg I to Moritz of Hesse-Kassel (25.04.1615)
  • 4. Moritz of Hesse-Kassel to Johann Georg I (27.04.1615)
  • 5. Schutz to Christoph von Loss, Privy Councillor and Marshal of the Court (23.09.1616)
  • Johann Georg I's reply (30.09.1616)
  • 6. Moritz of Hesse-Kassel to Johann Georg I (01.12.1616)
  • 7. Christoph von Loss to Johann Georg I (11.12.1616)
  • 8. Johann Georg I to Moritz of Hesse-Kassel (13.12.1616)
  • 9. Schutz to Moritz of Hesse-Kassel (16.12.1616)
  • 10. Moritz of Hesse-Kassel to Heinrich Schutz (23.12.1616)
  • 11. Dresden Court to Schutz (07.1617)
  • 12. Schutz to Heinrich Posthumus Reuss (09.12.1617)
  • 13. Schutz to Johann Georg I (15.04.1618)
  • 14. Moritz of Hesse-Kassel to Johann Georg I (11.01.1619)
  • 15. Johann Georg I to Moritz of Hesse-Kassel (25.01.1619)
  • 16. Psalmen Davids (Dresden, 1619): title page and dedication (01.06.1619)
  • 17. Psalmen Davids (Dresden, 1619): title page of the Basso Continuo and preface (01.06.1619)
  • 18. Schutz to the City Council of Frankfurt am Main (17.07.1619)
  • 19. Schutz's poem on the occasion of Georg Schutz's wedding (09.08.1619)
  • 20. Schutz to Ludwig Wilhelm Moser, Court Chamber Secretary (03.07.1621)
  • 21. Schutz's text to Syncharma musicum (03.11.1621) (Original language: Latin)
  • 22. Schutz's text to Teutoniam dudum belli (03.11.1621) (Original language: Latin)
  • 23. Historia der Auferstehung (Dresden, 1623): title page and preface (25.03.1623)
  • 24. Schutz to Wilhelm Ludwig Moser (25.05.1624)
  • 25. Schutz to Wilhelm Ludwig Moser (30.12.1624)
  • 26. Cantiones sacrae (Freiberg, 1625): title page and dedication (01.01.1625) (Original language: Latin)
  • 27. Cantiones sacrae (Freiberg, 1625): foreword to the reader (Original language: Latin)
  • 28. Schutz to the attention of Johann Georg I (before 17.03.1625)
  • 29. Schutz to Johann Georg I (28.03.1625)
  • 30. Dresden Court Musicians to Johann Georg I (11.06.1625)
  • 31. Schutz to Johann Georg I (22.09.1626)
  • 32. Schutz to Johann Georg I (09.05.1627)
  • 33. Schutz to the Dresden Court (after 26.05.1627)
  • 34. Schutz to Johann Georg I (02.08.1627)
  • 35. Schutz to the Dresden Court (?09.1627)
  • 36. Da pacem, Domine for the Electoral Assembly in Muhlhausen (04.10 to 05.11.1627): dedication and performance instructions (Original language: Latin and German)
  • 37. Schutz to an Unnamed Person (October/November, 1627)
  • 38. Johann Georg I to Johann Sautor, Court Chamberlain (15.11.1627)
  • 39. Johann Sautor to Johann Georg I (11.12.1627)
  • 40. Johann Georg I to Johann Sautor (18.12.1627)
  • Middle Age (1628-44)
  • 41. Schutz to Georg Pflugk, Marshal of the Palace (early 1628)
  • 42. Dresden Court Musicians directed to Johann Georg I (Palm Sunday, 06.04.1628 [Julian Calendar])
  • 43. Schutz to Johann Georg I (22.04.1628)
  • 44. Schutz to Johann Georg I (10.07.1628)
  • 45. Schutz to Georg Pflugk (14.07.1628)
  • 46. Schutz to Johann Georg I (03.11.1628)
  • 47. Becker Psalter (Freiberg, 1628): title page and dedication to Electress Hedwig, Duchess of Saxony (06.09.1627)
  • 48. Becker Psalter (Freiberg, 1628): preface to the reader
  • 49. Becker Psalter (Freiberg, 1628): two memoranda to the reader
  • 50. Schutz to Johann Georg I (29.06.1629)
  • 51. Symphoniae sacrae I (Venice, 1629): title page and dedication to Johann Georg II, Electoral Prince of Saxony (19.08.1629) (Original language: Latin)
  • 52. Schutz to Johann Georg I (24.08.1629)
  • 53. Excerpt from Philipp Hainhofer's travelogue (27.10.1629)
  • 54. Schutz to Georg Pflugk (late 1629)
  • 55. Schutz to the Dresden Court (late 1629 or early 1630)
  • 56. Schutz to Johann Georg I (22.04.1630)
  • 57. Schutz directed to Johann Georg I (mid 1630?)
  • 58. Schutz's elegy on the death Johann Hermann Schein (R19.11.1630) (Original language: Latin)
  • 59. Schutz to the Dresden Court (presumably 01.1631)
  • 60. Schutz to the Dresden Court (presumably 01.1631)
  • 61. Schutz to Georg Pflugk (28.02.1631)
  • 62. Schutz to Philipp Hainhofer (23.04.1632)
  • 63. Schutz to Friedrich Lebzelter (6/16.02.1633)
  • 64. Schutz directed to Johann Georg I (09.02.1633)
  • 65. Friedrich Lebzelter to Christian (V), Prince-Elect of Denmark (15.02.1633)
  • 66. Friedrich Lebzelter to Christian (V), Prince-Elect of Denmark (13.11.1633)
  • 67. Memorandum regarding preparations for Schutz's appointment to the Danish Court (late 1633)
  • 68. Schutz's entry in Joachim Morsius' Stammbuch (21.01.1634) (Original language: Latin)
  • 69. Zacharias Hestius to Johann Georg I (23.04.1634)
  • 70. Christian IV, King of Denmark, to Johann Georg I (25.05.1635)
  • 71. Danish travel pass issued to Schutz (25.05.1635)
  • 72. Musicalische Exequien (Dresden, 1636): title page and dedication
  • 73. Musicalische Exequien (Dresden, 1636): elegy on the death of Heinrich Posthumus Reuss
  • 74. Musicalische Exequien (Dresden, 1636): memoranda and instructions for performance
  • 75. Schutz to Johann Georg I (09.08.1636)
  • 76. Schutz to the Dresden Court (after 09.08.1636)
  • 77. Kleine Geistliche Konzerte I (Leipzig, 1636): title page and dedication (29.09.1636)
  • 78. Schutz directed to Georg Pflugk (01.02.1637)
  • 79. Printing patent granted Schutz by Emperor Ferdinand III (03.04.1637)
  • 80. Danish travel pass intended for Schutz (16-31.03.1639)
  • 81. Kleine Geistliche Konzerte II (Dresden, 1639): title page and dedication to Friedrich III, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Gottorp (02.06.1639)
  • 82. Court Musicians to the Court Privy Councilor (21.10.1640)
  • 83. Schutz to Johann Georg I (07.03.1641)
  • 84. Schutz to Johann Georg II, Electoral Prince of Saxony (14.09.1641)
  • 85. Heinrich Schutz to Ferdinand III, Holy Roman Emperor (25 April 1642)
  • 86. Schutz's second appointment to the Royal Danish Court (03.05.1642)
  • 87. Schutz to the Dresden Court (15.07.1642)
  • 88. Schutz to Sophie Elisabeth, Duchess of Brunswick-Luneburg (22.10.1644)
  • Old Age (1645-56)
  • 89. Schutz to the Wolfenbuttel Court (early 1645)
  • 90. Schutz to Sophie Elisabeth of Brunswick-Luneburg (17.03.1645)
  • 91. Schutz directed to Johann Georg I (21.05.1645)
  • 92. Schutz directed to Johann Georg I (28.09.1645)
  • 93. Johann Klemm to Johann Samuel Schein (09.03.1646)
  • 94. Schutz to the Dresden Court (24 May 1646)
  • 95. Schutz directed to Jacob Weller, Senior Court Chaplain (30.07.1646)
  • 96. Schutz to Christian Schirmer (07.09.1646) (Original Language: Latin)
  • 97. Heinrich II Reuss to Schutz (22.10.1646)
  • 98. Schutz to Martin Knabe (30.10.1646)
  • 99. Bautzen Town Council to Schutz (05.03.1647)
  • 100. Schutz to the Bautzen Town Council (14.03.1647)
  • 101. Bautzen Town Council to Schutz (11.04.1647)
  • 102. Schutz to the Bautzen Town Council (28.04.1647)
  • 103. Symphoniae sacrae II (Dresden, 1647): title page and dedication (01.05.1647)
  • 104. Symphoniae sacrae II (Dresden, 1647): preface to the reader
  • 105. Symphoniae sacrae II (1647): appended list of published works to date
  • 106. Schutz directed to Johann Georg I (between 20 June and 22 July 1647)
  • 107. Schutz to Christian Reichbrodt, Privy Chamber Secretary (21.09.1647)
  • 108. Johann Georg II to Johann Georg I (29.09.1647)
  • 109. Schutz to August, Duke of Saxe-Weissenfels (28.12.1647)
  • 110. Schutz to Wilhelm IV, Duke of Saxe-Weimar (6 January 1648)
  • 111. August of Saxe-Weissenfels to Schutz (18.01.1648)
  • 112. Schutz to Unnamed Recipient (early 1648) (Original language: Latin)
  • 113. Johann Georg II to Giovanni Sansoni (29.03.1648) (Original Language: Italian)
  • 114. Geistliche Chormusik (Dresden, 1648): title page and dedication (21.04.1648)
  • 115. Geistliche Chormusik (Dresden, 1648): preface
  • 116. Schutz to the Dresden Court (07.07.1648)
  • 117. Alexander Hering to the Bautzen Town Council (30.08.1648)
  • 118. Johann Georg Hofkontz to Johann Georg I (16.05.1649)
  • 119. Heinrich Schutz to Burkard Berlich (03.07.1649)
  • 120. Schutz to Heinrich von Taube, Marshal of the Court (between 12.1649 and 02.1650)
  • 121. Schutz to the Dresden Court (11.02.1650)
  • 122. Symphoniae sacrae III (Dresden, 1650): title page and dedication (29.09.1650)
  • 123. Symphoniae sacrae III (Dresden, 1650): preface from the Bassus pro Violone und Bassus ad Organum
  • 124. Symphoniae sacrae III (Dresden, 1650): appendix to the Basso Continuo
  • 125. Schutz to Johann Georg I (14.01.1651)
  • 126. Schutz directed to the Dresden Court (21.02.1651)
  • 127. Schutz to Christian Reichbrodt (11.04.1651)
  • 128. Schutz and Johann Georg Hofkontz to Christian, Duke of Saxony (14.08.1651)
  • 129. Schutz to Christian Reichbrodt (19.08.1651)
  • 130. Schutz to Christian Reichbrodt (04.02.1652)
  • 131. Schutz to Christian Reichbrodt (28.05.1652)
  • 132. Schutz to Heinrich von Taube (26.06.1652)
  • 133. Schutz to Heinrich II Reuss (16.06.1653)
  • 134. Schutz's endorsement of Caspar Ziegler's Von den Madrigalen (1653/1685) (11.08.1653)
  • 135. Schutz to Heinrich von Taube, Jacob Weller and Christian Reichbrodt (21.08.1653)
  • 136. Schutz to Johann Georg I (21.08.1653)
  • 137. Schutz to Johann Georg II (21.08.1653)
  • 138. Schutz to Johann Georg I (21.09.1653)
  • 139. Schutz to the Dresden Court (undated, probably 1653 or 1654)
  • 140. Schutz Johann Georg I (29.05.1655)
  • 141. Sophie Elisabeth of Brunswick Luneburg to Schutz (22.06.1655)
  • 142. Schutz to Johann Georg I (21.07.1655)
  • 143. Schutz to Sophie Elisabeth of Brunswick-Luneburg (24.07.1655)
  • 144. Schutz's contract as Kapellmeister in Wolfenbuttel in absentia (23.08.1655)
  • 145. Sophie Elisabeth of Brunswick-Luneburg to Schutz (10.11.1655)
  • 146. Schutz to Sophie Elisabeth of Brunswick-Luneburg (27.11.1655)
  • Last Years (1657-72)
  • 147. Zwolff Geistliche Gesange (Dresden, 1657): title page and Christoph Kittel's preface
  • 148. Zwolff Geistliche Gesange (Dresden, 1657): memorandum Nr. 1 in the Basso Continuo partbook
  • 149. Zwolff Geistliche Gesange (Dresden, 1657): memorandum Nr. 2 in the Basso Continuo partbook
  • 150. Schutz's appraisal of Constantin Christian Dedekind's Aelbianische Musenlust (Dresden, 1657) (21.09.1657)
  • 151. Johann Jacob Lowe von Eisenach to Schutz (5 May 1660)
  • 152. Schutz to August the Younger, Duke of Brunswick-Luneburg (10.04.1661)
  • 153. Becker Psalter, 2nd edition (Dresden, 1661): title page and preface to the reader
  • 154. Becker Psalter, 2nd edition (Dresden, 1661): Schutz's remarks in the Basso Continuo partbook
  • 155. Becker Psalter, 2nd edition (Dresden, 1661): Schutz's afterword to organists in the Basso Continuo partbook
  • 156. Schutz's receipt for payment from the Wolfenbuttel Court (21.05.1663)
  • 157. Heinrich Schutz to the Zeitz Court (14.07.1663)
  • 158. Heinrich Schutz to Moritz, Duke of Saxe-Zeitz (29.09.1663)
  • 159. Catalogue of Schutz's published works sent to Wolfenbuttel (? 09.1663)
  • 160. Schutz to August of Brunswick-Luneburg (10.01.1664)
  • 161. Historia von der Geburt Jesu Christi (Dresden, 1664): title page and memorandum to the reader
  • 162. Schutz directed to Johann Georg II (03.05.1666)
  • 163. Schutz to the Superintendent at Zeitz (after 1667)
  • 164. Schutz to Christoph Bernhard (1670)
  • 165. Constantin Christian Dedekind's poem commemorating the completion of Schutz's tomb (2 September 1670)
  • 166. Schwanengesang (1671): proposed title page of Schutz's unpublished setting of Psalm 119
  • 167. Schutz's curriculum vitae written by Martin Geier for the composer's funeral (17.11.1672)
  • 168. Christoph Bernhard's rhymed Psalm 150 from the Geistreiches Gesang-Buch (Dresden, 1676)
  • 169. Genealogy of the Schutz Family (1761)
  • Glossary
  • Bibliography
  • Index