The Neumeister Sammlung contains 5 chorale preludes written by Georg Andreas Sorge, Neumeister’s teacher at the organ. This is the fifth and last one of them. A simple three part setting of "Freu dich sehr, o meine Seele". As always with Sorge, even if the means are simple, the result.

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Buxtehude's prelude to "Von Gott will ich nicht lassen", BuxWV 220, is in his familiar style. The soprano voice plays the choral melody with colourfull embelishments. The other voices accompanythe solo voice with elements and motives from the chorale melody. The score is based on the Frankenberg manuscript. The Frankenberg.

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The Neumeister Sammlung contains 5 chorale preludes written by Georg Andreas Sorge, Neumeister’s teacher at the organ. This is the fourth of them. Allthough Sorge uses simple means in composing this piece, the result is quite impressive. The chorale melody stands out clearly, and the flowing triplets give it an.

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The Neumeister Sammlung contains 5 chorale preludes written by Georg Andreas Sorge, Neumeister’s teacher at the organ. The five pieces by Sorge were probably added after Neumeister copied the main repertoire in his manuscript. They were certainly copied from a different source, since Sorge’s preludes are not only much more.

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Johann Christoph Bach, Wer Gott vertraut

Date: November 06,  2018

Three pieces in Neumeister's manuscript bear the ascription "J. C. Bach". Since so many of the pieces in this manuscript were composed by Johann Michael Bach, it is an obvious supposition that Johann Michael's older brother, Johann Christoph Bach is meant. However, it is not certain and a fair number.

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Manuscript Becker III.8.43. owned by the Sachsische Landes- und Universitatsbibliothek contains 4 fugues by Johann Ludwig Krebs. I already published three of them, so it is time for the last one. For a fugue it is a strange piece. After the exposition there follows an interludium that is totally unrelated.

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The last of the pieces by Johann Michael Bach from Neumeister's collection is the prelude to "Wenn mein Stündlein vorhanden ist". It develops as a dialog between soprano and bass voice, with each in turn stating a phrase of the chorale melody. It's a bit odd therefore that the seventh.

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Zachow's preludes to "Wie schön leuchtet der Morgenstern" is written in four parts. Most of the phrases have fore imitations in the other voices before appearing in the soprano voice. Zachow keeps the piece from becoming to academic by interspersing it with a more homophonic episode in the middle in.

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Georg Andreas Sorge, Auf Christenmensch

Date: October 10,  2018

Georg Neumeister did not only chose works from Bach family members and their contemporaries Like Zachow and Erich, he also included several preludes of his teacher Georg Andres Sorge in his collection. They were certainly copied from a different source, since Sorge’s preludes are not only much more recent,.

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Hans Leo Hassler (1564 - 1612) was a German composer and organist of the late Renaissance and early Baroque eras. He was the son of organist Isaak Hassler and brother of composer Jakob Hassler. Having studied with Andrea Gabriele in Venice, Hassler's style is a fusion of German counterpoint and.

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Ernest Grosjean, Sortie

Date: October 08,  2018

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. This Sortie is the third Sortie from the collection. It is a solemn.

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Where Sorge's prelude to "Ist dieser nicht des Menschen Sohn" is a bit bland and uninspired, his prelude to "Jesu meines Lebens Leben" is far more spirited and lively. In the introduction the choral theme is played twice (in bass voice and in tenor voice) before it enters in the.

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Sorge's prelude to "Ist dieser nicht der Menschen Sohn" feels a bit stiff and uninsprired. Sorge's compositions are mostly elegantly flowing pieces, that are fun to play even though they are not not the greatest masterpieces. In this case however the pieces feels awkward to play. In the manuscript several.

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Ernest Grosjean, Musette

Date: October 04,  2018

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 Musette is a lyrical piece, that Grosjean intended for the typical French.

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Johann Michael's Bach prelude to "Es spricht der unweisen Mund wohl gar" is again a simple three part piece. The chorale melody is played in the soprano part, and the other two voices play an effective accompaniment. Easy as it is to play, one cannot but admire the effectivenes and.

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