Choral preludes from Mus. Ms. 30439

Posted on Sep 28th, 2016

Manuscript Mus. Ms. 30439 owned by the Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin is an interesting manuscript. It contains five different fascicles, some reasonably…

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Johann Michael Bach, Allein Gott in der Höh sei Ehr

Posted on May 19th, 2016

Manuscript Mus Ms 30439 owned by the Staatsbibliothek in Berlin is, despite the bad shape it is in, an interesting manucript. Not only does it…

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Johann Michael Bach, Allein Gott in der Höh’ sei Ehr

Posted on Jun 26th, 2015

Johann Michael Bach (1648 - 1694) was the brother of Johann Christoph Bach and, more notably, the father of Maria Barbara, the first wife of her…

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Johann Michael Bach, Kommt her zu mir, spricht Gottes Sohn

Posted on Jun 30th, 2016

Johann Michael Bach is from other sources known to be the composer of the thirteenth choral in Mus Ms 30439. Several holes in the manuscript make…

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Johann Michael Bach, Von Gott will ich nicht lassen

Posted on Jul 12th, 2016

The last piece of the second fascicle of Mus Ms 30439 was written by Johan Michael Bach. It is a manualiter prelude on "Von Gott will ich nicht…

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