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Johann Jeep (Composer)

Born: 1582 - Dransfeld, Hannover, Germany
Died: 1644

The German composer, Johann [Johannes] Jeep, was in Nuremberg in 1609. From 1613 he was Kapellmeister to Count Hohenlohe at Weickersheim, where he still was in 1640.

Johann Jeep composed a book of psalms and several books of secular songs, some appearing in many editions.

 

Source: Grove’s Dictionary of Music and Musicians (1952 Edition)
Contributed by
Aryeh Oron (January 2006)

Use of Chorale Melodies in his works

Title

Chorale Melody

Year

Allein Gott in der Höh sei Her, 4-pt. vocal setting

Allein Gott in der Höh sei Ehr

1629

4-pt setting of Es woll uns Gott genädig sein

Es woll uns Gott genädig sein

1629

Freu dich sehr, o meine Seele, 4-pt setting for voices., appeared posthumously in L. Erhard(i)'s Harmonisches Chor- vnd Figural Gesangbuch

Freu dich sehr, o meine Seele

1659

Mit Ernst, o Menschenkinder, 4-pt. setting

Von Gott will ich nicht lassen

1629

Warum betrübst du dich, mein Herz for 4 voices in L. Erhard(i), Harmonisches Chor- vnd Figural Gesangbuch

Warum betrübst du dich, mein Herz

1659

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