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 Adam Gumpelzhaimer  (1559-1625)

According to the Internet source given below, Adam Gumpelzhaimer was a German composer. He may have studied briefly with Orlando di Lassus, and also in Italy. Except for a short period in Stuttgart, he was teacher and cantor at the S. Anna Gymnasium in Augsburg from 1581 until his death. In 1595 he published a modernised version of Faber's Compendium Musicae, with examples taken from the music of contemporary German composers, which remained a standard textbook in southern Germany until the late seventeenth century. He composed psalms and sacred songs, and motets which use poly-choral effects.

Sheet Music:
Recorder sheet music at SheetMusicPlus.com
Websites:
http://www.hoasm.org/IVC/Gumpelzhaimer.html , brieg biography by www.hoasm.org
Books:
[§] Adam Gumpelzhaimer's little-known score-books in Berlin and Krakâow by Richard Charteris flag15us.gif flag15uk.gif