Georg Wilhelm Saxer (? - 1740) was a German Baroque composer and organist. The Leipziger manuscript with signature Becker II.2.51 preserves three preludes and fugues by his hands, and two more anonymous preludes that are probably by his hand as well. The are very nice pieces in the style of.

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In his prelude to "Jesum lieb ich ewiglich" Sorge employs the technique of the canon. Each phrase of the chorale melody is canonically answered in the bass or in the alto voice. The accompaniment in the alto voice is played on the Bovenwerk of the Tholen sample set (Fluit Dolce.

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Fortunato Chelleri, Fuga 6

Date: February 16,  2019

Fortunato Chelleri (1690 -1757) was an Italian Baroque composer. From his hand is a small bundle of 6 Fughe per il organo, composed around 1725. The sixth and last fugue is the most traditional of them all. Though the counterpoint is still not very strict (voices appearing and disappearing), it.

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Georg Andreas Sorge, Jesus meine Zuversicht

Date: February 15,  2019

Sorge's prelude to "Jesus, meine Zuversicht" is another fine example of Sorge's fine way of using a trio like texture to create a chorale prelude. The introduction is written for two voices and pedal. When the chorale melody enters the accompaniment is reduced to one voice and pedals. Sorge writes.

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Georg Wilhelm Saxer (? - 1740) was a German Baroque composer and organist. Not much of him is known. He was a pupil of Georg Böhm. In 1734 he was succesor of Böhm of the Sankt Johanniskirche in Lüneburg. Before 1734 he was organist of the Lambertikirche in Lüneburg. From.

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Fortunato Chelleri, Fuga 5

Date: February 12,  2019

Fortunato Chelleri (1690 -1757) was an Italian Baroque composer. From his hand is a small bundle of 6 Fughe per il organo, composed around 1725.The fifth of these fugues is actually not a fugue at all. It is more like one of the two part inventions of J. S.Bach. And.

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Sorge's prelude to "Erstanden ist der heilig Christ is not as exuberant as his prelude to "Heut triumphiret Gottes Sohn" I uploaded two days ago. One could call it even strange that a prelude with this title is written in a minor. Yet the tripple meter and the subtle three.

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Fortunato Chelleri, Fuga 4

Date: February 09,  2019

Fortunato Chelleri (1690 -1757) was an Italian Baroque composer. From his hand is a small bundle of 6 Fughe per il organo, composed around 1725. They are works that forshadow the galant and even the classical period. Each of the fugues starts as a 4 part piece and each of.

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Sorge's prelude to "Heut triumphiret Gottes Sohn" has an introduction with two voices plus a bass voice. When the choral melody enters, the accompanying textures reduces to one voice and bass voice. Sorge creates and exuberant, triumphant piece, perfect for the choral's text. The recording was done on the sample.

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Fortunato Chelleri, Fuga 3

Date: February 06,  2019

Fortunato Chelleri (1690 -1757) was an Italian Baroque composer. From his hand is a small bundle of 6 Fughe per il organo, composed around 1725. They are works that forshadow the galant and even the classical period. Each of the fugues starts as a 4 part piece and each of.

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Sorge's prelude to "Wenn meine Sünd mich kränken" is one of the 20 or something preludes by Sorge contained in manuscript Go.S. 597. Sorge's preludes in this collection are setup as a Trio. The chorale melody is accompanied by another voice and a bass voice. Some of them have an.

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Fortunato Chelleri, Fuga 2

Date: February 04,  2019

Fortunato Chelleri (1690 -1757) was an Italian Baroque composer. From his hand is a small bundle of 6 Fughe per il organo, composed around 1725. They are works that forshadow the galant and even the classical period. Each of the fugues starts as a 4 part piece and each of.

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Ernst Grosjean, Entrée

Date: February 03,  2019

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 Entrée is the first piece in the section called "Pièces Funèbres", pieces.

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The prelude of this work is a beautifull, Mendelsohn-like, piece. It is not unlike the third part of Mendelsohn's fourth Sonata, even if that piece is in F major and this one in a minor. The left hand plays the melody of the chorale "Warum betrübst du dich, mein Herz",.

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Fortunato Chelleri, Fuga 1

Date: January 15,  2019

Fortunato Chelleri (1690 -1757) was an Italian Baroque composer. Chelleri's father was from German origin, but he had migrated to Italy and married an Italian woman. Fortunato Chelleri received training in Parma and Piacenza in singing, playing the cello and keyboard instruments and in composition. In his early career he.

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