Crato Bütner

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Crato Bütner (Sonneberg, 1616—1679) was a German Baroque composer who was kantor and organist in Danzig (Polish: Gdańsk), first at the hospital church of St Salvator, then at Gdańsk's oldest church, St Catherine's.[1] His collection of baroque works disappeared in 1945.[2]

Works, editions and recordings[edit]

Works[edit]

His works survive in manuscript in Stuttgart and in the Düben collection.

  • songs in Georg Neumark's Lustwäldchen 1652, 1657
  • songs in Johann Franck's Geistliche Sion
  • Geistliche Konzerte, Hamburg 1651
  • Psalm 147, Danzig 1661
  • Te Deum a l2, Danzig 1662

Editions[edit]

  • Edition: cantata Fürwahr, er trug unsere Krankheit[3]
  • Edition: Wollt Ihr wissen. Aria Sunamithica ... a voce sola con doi violini. Hofius.

Recordings[edit]

  • Laudate Pueri Dominum Anna Jobrant, on Düben Delights Footprint 2009.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gesammelte Motetten, Konzerte, Madrigale und Arien:v 15 v18 Heinrich Schütz, Philipp Spitta - 1973 "Ihr Schreiber war der um 1662 an der Katharinenkirche in Danzig tätige Organist Crato Bütner (1616 — 1679)"
  2. ^ Svensk tidskrift för musikforskning: Swedish journal of musicology: 53, - 1971 "In der seit 1945 verschollenen Sammlung des Danziger Kantors Crato Bütner (1616-1679) fand sich bei einer Missa von GB Chinelli der Vermerk: „Instrumenta a me Cratone Bütnero addita sunt". Da das Werk originär achtstimmigen Doppelchor ..."
  3. ^ Historical sets, collected editions, and monuments of music Anna Harriet Heyer - 1980 BÜTNER, CRATO, 1616-1679. . In: Die Kantate ( Stuttgart). Vol.262