organ tablature
a shorthand system for notating organ music used mostly by the north German Baroque organ school; distinguished from musical notation by the use of letter names, octave lines and other symbols instead of notes and accidentals and by the lack of staff lines

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  • Scheidt, Samuel — born 1587, Halle, Saxony died March 30, 1654, Halle German composer. After study in Amsterdam with Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck, he returned to his native Halle and spent his entire life there in various musical offices, including court organist and …   Universalium

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