Jean de Hollande (1538-1553) was a South Netherlandish
composer. He was assistant kapelmeester at St Salvator,
Bruges, from 1538. In 1544 he was dismissed for bad
conduct. It has been suggested that Jean de Hollande
and Christian Hollander (whose name is not found before
1549) are the same person.
Christian Hollander (1515-1568) Was presumably born in
Dordrecht (Netherlands), active in Bruges and
Oudenaarde (Flanders). Joins the imperial chapel of
Ferdinand I in 1558, moving to Vienna and Prague. Died
in Innsbruck. Because of many crossed references.
The English lyrics translate to (my thanks to Jenne Van
Goodbye to the One I served, as good as I could, all my
To the one I have enslaved,more then enyone
Everything was forsaken me.
If I did You wrong by serving You, my God, please
Although this piece was originally written for Chorus
(SATTTB), I created this arrangement for Woodwind
Sextet (Flute, Alto Flute, Oboe, English Horn, Bb
Clarinet and Bassoon).