(Rasel; ca. 1562/641602). Luth. composer; b. Hahnbach, near Amberg, Upper Palatinate, Ger.; educ. Heidelberg; active in Regensburg and Heidelberg. Arranged chorales so that the cong. could sing the melody in the upper part, while the choir provided the harmonies, but not always simply note-for-note.
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