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Johann Melchior Gletle

born in July 1626 in Bremgarten (AG), AG, Switzerland

died in September 1683 in Augsburg, Bayern, Germany

Johann Melchior Gletle

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Johann Melchior Gletle (July 1626 - 6 September 1683) was a Swiss organist, Kapellmeister and composer.

Gletle was born in Bremgarten. He was a prolific composer of church music - masses, psalms, motets, and also several pieces for the tromba marina.[1][2] He died, aged 57, in Augsburg.

Works, editions and recordings

  • Vespers in Vienna. Pierre Cao


  1. Willi Apel -Harvard dictionary of music - Page 819 1969 "The 17th century produced Johann Melchior Gletle (1626-84), a prolific composer of Masses, psalms, motets, and also some pieces for *tromba marina"
  2. A trumpet by any other name: a history of the trumpet marine: Volume 1 Cecil Adkins, Alis Dickinson, Williams Buck - 1991 "Johann Melchior Gletle The most prolific of the Germanic composers for trumpet marine was Johann Gletle, who included with the seventeen secular part songs of his Musica genialis thirty-six unaccompanied duets and two trio sonatas for ..."
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