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, Gelobet seist du Jesu Christ (BWV 723)

Posted on Nov 23rd, 2017

Who is the author of this piece? Bach or Bach? It was considered to be composed by Johann Sebastian Bach, and as such it has a BWV-number. The…

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Johann Michael Bach, Gott hat das Evangelium

Posted on Nov 15th, 2017

Johann Michael Bach wrote two preludes to "Gott hat das Evangelium". The first prelude by has the choral melody in octaves in left hand and pedals, a…

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Johann Michael Bach, Gott hat das Evangelium (2)

Posted on Nov 19th, 2017

Johann Michael Bach wrote two preludes to "Gott hat das Evangelium". The first prelude is posted here. This second prelude has the chorale melody in…

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Johann Michael Bach, Herr Christ, der einig Gottes Sohn

Posted on Sep 29th, 2017

The third chorale prelude of the Neumeister-Choräle-not-by-Johann-Sebastian is again a prelude by Johann Michael Bach. It is a short prelude on the…

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Johann Michael Bach, In dulci jubilo

Posted on Nov 29th, 2017

In the nineteenth century this piece was attributed to Johann Sebastian Bach and included into the catalog "Bachwerkeverzeichnis" as BWV 751. In the…

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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, Meine Seele erhebet den Herrn

Posted on Sep 19th, 2017

The second chorale prelude of the Neumeister-Choräle-not-by-Johann-Sebastian is again a prelude by Johann Michael Bach. It is a sort of a…

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