Johann Samuel Beyer

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Johann Samuel Beyer (1669 in Gotha – 9 May 1744 in Karlsbad) was a German composer and writer of a manual on singing (1703).[1]

Works, editions, recordings[edit]

His works available in modern edition include a Christmas cantata entitled Heilig ist Gott.[2]


  1. ^ The Instrumental Music of Schmeltzer, Biber, Muffat Charles E. Brewer - 2011 "A similar list of definitions was included by Johann Samuel Beyer in his manual from 1703, and certainly in the case of the ... 70 Johann Samuel Beyer Primas linear musicas vocalis, Das ist: Kurtze, leichte, gründliche und richtige..."
  2. ^ Sacred choral music in print ed. Gary S. Eslinger, F. Mark Daugherty - 1985