The church subsidized Heinrich's studies with the renowned Dutch organist and composer, Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck
(1562-1621) in Amsterdam between 1611 and 1614.
The author of the present volume has previously published a major study of Sweelinck, Scheidemann's teacher (The Keyboard Music of Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck
: Its Style, Significance, and Influence [Utrecht: Koninklijke Vereniging voor Nederlandse Muziekgeschiedenis, 1997], reviewed by this writer in Notes 55, no.
Chamber Choir will perform Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck
's joyous setting of Psalm 96, `Sing to the Lord a New Song,' as well as Peter Schickele's `Three Choruses' from the poetry of e.e.cummings.
This illustrated book contains encyclopedia-style entries for each of 100 Dutch composers, ranging from the earliest figures such as Cornelis Schuyt and Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck
(major works published in the late sixteenth century) to contemporary composers, who are (as a group) emphasized in this collection.
Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck
: Samtliche Werke fur Tasteninstrumente.