Michael Praetorius
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Michael Praetorius (1571-1621) was a German composer, organist, and writer on music. Some of Praetorius� most endearing and most widely-known works are heard at Christmastime (Lo, How a Rose E'er Blooming, and In Dulci Jubilo among others.) Ballet CCLXVIII was published in Terpsichore in 1612. Praetorius� �Ballet CCLXVIII� begins in a rare cheerful major mode before veering off into various degrees of minor. Listen to the MP3 recording by The Brethren Brass for a "real" and accurate performance.

Score ID
Michael Praetorius
Year of composition
Moderate (Grades 4-6)
3 minutes
Brass quartet
Classical music
Instrumental parts

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