Franz KÖRNDLE is a full professor of Musicology at the University of Augsburg. He has previously taught at the universities of Munich, Regensburg, and the Institut für Musikwissenschaft Weimar-Jena (University of Jena and School of Music Weimar). His 1990 dissertation was published in 1993 as Das zweistimmige Notre-Dame-Organum Crucifixum in carne und sein Weiterleben in Erfurt (Tutzing: Hans Schneider Verlag), and his Habilitationsschrift concerned liturgical music at the Munich court in the sixteenth century. Körndle is a specialist in church music and currently researching historical organs and town musicians of the Renaissance and Baroque. He has published many articles in Germany, England, Italy, the USA, and Spain on keyboards and their music, on Orlando di Lasso and Jesuit Drama.