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Samuel Scheidt
(1587 - 1654)



"Music is now so foolish that I am amazed. Everything that is wrong is permitted, and no attention is paid to what the old generation wrote as composition. "

Samuel Scheidt

German organist and composer. His Tabulatura nova (1624) advocated staff notation for organ, in place of tablature.
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