- Setting of the Kyrie and Gloria texts (Greek and Latin) using Lutheran chorale melodies in counterpoint for Lutheran masses, flourishing in the second half of the17th century until the early 18th century in central Germany.
Historical dictionary of sacred music. Joseph P. Swain. 2006.
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