Johann Heinrich Buttstett, Allein Gott in der Höh sei Ehr

Posted on Jun 11th, 2015

The so-called Frankenberger Manuscript is one of the most precious items in the collection of the Netherlands Music Institute. It contains 196 organ…

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Johann Heinrich Buttstett, Allein Gott in der Höh sei Ehr

Posted on Jun 12th, 2015

The second chorale prelude by Buttstett in the Frankenberger Manuscript on 'Allein Gott in der Höh sei Ehr' starts almost identical as the one I…

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Johann Heinrich Buttstett, Allein Gott in der Höh sei Ehr

Posted on Jun 13th, 2015

The third chorale prelude by Buttstett in the Frankenberger Manuscript on "Allein Gott in der Höh sei Ehr" is my favorite of the four. It is…

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Johann Heinrich Buttstett, Allein Gott in der Höh sei Ehr

Posted on Jun 15th, 2015

The fourth chorale prelude by Buttstett in the Frankenberger Manuscript on "Allein Gott in der Höh sei Ehr" is for manuals only. The recording…

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Johann Heinrich Buttstett, Christ lag in Todesbanden

Posted on Mar 19th, 2015

Johann Heinrich Buttstett was born in 1666 in Bindersleben and died in Erfurt in 1727. He was a pupil of Johann Pachelbel. In 1691 he became organist…

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Johann Heinrich Buttstett, Christ lag in Todesbanden

Posted on Mar 28th, 2015

This chorale prelude is the second by Buttstett on the chorale Christ lag in Todesbanden in the manuscript Mus.ms. 22541 III, owned by the…

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Johann Heinrich Buttstett, Der Tag der ist so Freudenreich

Posted on Nov 4th, 2016

Buttstett's prelude to this chorale paints the joy of Christmas with a lively rythm and fast scale passages. The recording was done on the sample…

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Johann Heinrich Buttstett, Gelobet seist du Jesu Christ

Posted on Dec 25th, 2015

A festive prelude for a festive day. Played with with plenum of first two manuals, and the powerful Bombarde 16' in the pedals. The recording was…

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Johann Heinrich Buttstett, Gottes Sohn ist kommen

Posted on Nov 29th, 2015

Mus.Ms. 22541 II contains three chorale preludes by Buttstett on "Gottes Sohn ist kommen". The first of the three has the chorale melody in the bass,…

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Johann Heinrich Buttstett, Gottes Sohn ist kommen (2)

Posted on Dec 22nd, 2015

A small manualiter prelude, played in a small registration. The recording was done the sampleset, made by Sonus Paradis, of the Transept organ in…

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Johann Heinrich Buttstett, Gottes Sohn ist kommen (3)

Posted on Dec 18th, 2015

One of the three preludes by Buttstett on "Gottes Sohn ist kkommen". It has the melody in the bass. The recording was done on the new sample set…

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Johann Heinrich Buttstett, In dulci jubilo

Posted on Sep 26th, 2017

The style of this work is very similar to one of the preludes Buttstett wrote for "Gottes Sohn ist kommen". The choral melody is in the bass, the…

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Johann Heinrich Buttstett, Jesus Christus unser Heiland

Posted on Apr 7th, 2015

This choral prelude is transcribed from manuscript Mus.ms. 22541 III, owned by the Staatsbibliothek Berlin. The dorian sixth in the first bar is…

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Johann Heinrich Buttstett, Nun komm der Heiden Heiland

Posted on Nov 7th, 2015

A simple yet beautiful manualiter prelude of this Lutheran chorale. It is set up as a fugue on the first line of the melody of the chorale. The theme…

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Johann Heinrich Buttstett, Nun komm der Heiden Heiland

Posted on Oct 8th, 2017

This choral prelude by Buttstett presents th e choral melody twice. The first time in long notes in the spoprano voice. The second time again in the…

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Johann Heinrich Buttstett, Vom Himmel hoch da komm ich her

Posted on Nov 14th, 2017

A small prelude by Buttstett, but a fine example of how to elaborate a simple chorale harmonisation into a chorale prelude. The left hand plays the…

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Johann Heinrich Buttstett, Vom Himmel kam der Engelschar

Posted on Dec 2nd, 2017

Buttstett wrote a fine prelude to "Vom Himmel kam der Engelschar". It start with a solo line that goes up in rapid notes and then descends in a…

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