The Sächsische Landes- und Universitätsbibliothek in Dresden posesses a manuscript of 12 organ compositions by Rudolf Löw's hand. It is his opus 1, which he dedicated to his teacher Carl Ferdinand Becker. Löw mostly emplois forms and procedures from the Baroque era with a harmonic language that is sometimes slightly.

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Karges includes in his manuscript (AM B 340, owned by the Staatbibliothek Berlin) at least three works composed by Heinrich Scheidemann. One of those three appears without Scheidemann's initials in this manuscript, but is known to be a composition of Scheidemann from others manuscripts. It is not unlikely that ons.

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The prelude to "Wer nur den lieben Gott lässt walten" is already the third of the 7 choral preludes by Kirchhoff's hand I intend to publish. Kirchhoff gave it the form of an organ Trio with the choral melody as bass melody. It is a bit surprising how simple and.

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In manuscript Am. B. 340 Karges writes "J.P." below the the title of this composition. And in this case it is certain that he means Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck, as this piece is based on Sweelinck's Echo Fantasia d4, SwWV 261. The first 14 bars are (almost) identical to Sweelink's original,.

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The prelude to "Meinen Jesum lass ich nicht" is the second of the 7 choral preludes by Kirchhoff's hand I intend to publish. Technically it is not a difficult composition to play. It does however riase some questions aqbout how to perform it. The left hand plays a one part.

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Even though Karges writes no initials below the title, the Fantasia in G is an adaptation of Scheidemann's Canzona, WV 74. Karges does not introduce new elements in the composition, he just makes it a bit shorter, by cutting out the parts he (presumably) found less interesting. Where Scheidemann's original.

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Zachow's choral prelude to "Jesaia dem Propheten das geschah" consistst of three different movements. The first of these has no direct relation to the choral and is probably just an introduction to what follows. As the manuscript is not an autograph but a copy made some 50 years after Zachow's.

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Wilhelm Karges, “J.P.”, Capricio in A

Date: January 31,  2020

Manuscript Am.B. 340 was presumably written by Wilhelm Karges. As was usual in those days composers were indicated with their initials rather than there full names. Or were not indicated at all. If Karges indicates no composer then we can only assume the piece was composed by Karges himself or.

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Gottfried Kirchhoff (1686 - 1746) was a German organist and composer. He was born in MÜhlbeck and got his musical training from Friedrich Wilhelm Zachow. Along with Händel, Kirchhoff was one of Zachow's most brilliant students. In 1714 Kirchhoff moved to Halle, where he became organist and director musices at.

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Zachow wrote a four part fugato on the first phrase of the chorale melody of "Wir glauben all' an einen Gott". Though each voice plays the fugato theme two or three times, the four voices seldom play all four at the same time. So you could say that Zachow cheated.

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Wilhelm Karges, “F.S.”, Capricio in D

Date: January 27,  2020

Manuscript Am.B. 340 was presumably written by Wilhelm Karges. As was usual in those days composers were indicated with their initials rather than there full names. Or were not indicated at all. If Karges indicates no composer then we can only assume the piece was composed by Karges himself or.

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Manuscript Mus ms 40037, owned by the Staatsbibliothek Berlin, contains 5 chorale preludes to "Jesus Christus, under Heiland, der von uns". At least three of them were composed by Zachow. The one designated as LV 7 in the Lohman catalogue is a fugato based on the first phrase of the.

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Manuscript Mus ms 40037, owned by the Staatsbibliothek Berlin, contains over 40 choral preludes composed by Zachow or his pupil Kirchhof. They cover most of the liturgical year, with choral preludes ranging from the Advent periode to Pentecost. "Komm, Heiliger Geist, Herre Gott" is a Lutheran hymn for Pentecost, with.

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Manuscript Mus ms 40037, owned by the Staatsbibliothek Berlin, contains 5 chorale preludes to "Jesus Christus, under Heiland, der von uns". At least three of them were composed by Zachow. The one designated as LV 36 in the Lohman catalogue is in the simple yet effective three part style that.

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Ernest Grosjean, Offertoire funèbre

Date: January 22,  2020

Ernest Grosjean (1844 - 1936) published "Pièces pour orgue ou harmonium", a set of 56 pieces in two volumes, in 1902. The first volume contains 33 easy pieces, that can be played without the use of pedals. The second half of this volume is a section called "Pièces Funèbres", pieces.

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