Kauffmann's first prelude to "Allein zu dir, Herr Jesu Christ" is a small treasure of contrapuntal writing. It has the chorale melody in the bass voice, while the other three voices accompany the chorale melody with the first phrase of the melody in imitation and in inversion. As short as.

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Gottfried Heinrich Stölzel (1690 - 1749) was a prolific German baroque composer. He received his first musical education from his father. When he was thirteen, he was sent to study in Schneeberg, where he was taught music, including thoroughbass, by cantor Christian Umlaufft, a former student of Johann Kuhnau. He.

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Ernest Grosjean, Marche

Date: June 10,  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 Marche as music for organ seems to be a French invention. Lefebure-Wely.

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Other manuscript sources attribute this piece to Johann Pachelbel. Johann Gottfried Neumeister however attributes it in his collection to Johann Michael Bach. This piece can also be found in manuscript Mus Ms 30439, where it differs in little details from the version in Neumeister's manuscript. The version from manuscript Mus.

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The intended structure of Kauffmann's prelude to "O Lamm Gottes" is not immediately clear. Kauffmann gives an alternative ending for the piece that can be played from bar 9 and further. And the alternative has a second part, called "a 3 per Imitationes". Did Kauffmann intend this piece as a.

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Johann Christoph Pepusch (1667 - 1752) was a German born organist and composer who lived and worked for a large part in England. After his studies he became organist at the Prussian Court, and attained celebrity as a profound theorist and practical musician. An incident at Court in 1697 (he.

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Ernest Grosjean, Communion

Date: June 01,  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 Communion is a very nice, sweet flowing piece. Ideal to show of.

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Neumeister attributes this chorale prelude to Johann Michael Bach. In other sources it is attributed to Johann Pachelbel. A reason often given for this confusion is that Pachelbel's name was sometimes written as Bachelbel, and abbreviated as Bach. Since Neumeister's manuscript is believed to be reliable as far as attributions.

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Johann Ludwig Krebs wrote many outstanding trios for the organ. Where for his choral works and in several of the free organ works one can pinpoint a work by Johann Sebastian Bach that served as a model, Kreb's trios are based on Bach's general style of trio writing, not on.

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Kauffmann's prelude to "Komt her zu mir, Spricht Gottes Sohn" is a very nice example of how to derive a musical piece from a choral melody. The accompaniment of the choral melody is based on a motive derived from the first eight notes of the chorale melody. Kauffmann uses this.

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Ernest Grosjean, Offertoire

Date: May 18,  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. Like the other Offertoires I published a few weeks ago, it is a.

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Kauffmann's prelude to "Mit Ernst, ihr Menschenkinder" is more a 4 part setting of the chorale melody, usable for as accompaniment for the congregation singing it, than a prelude. A short piece in only twelve bars, that shows Kauffmann's ability in four part writing. The recording was done on the sample.

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Kauffmann's prelude to ``Man lobt dich in der Stille'' is a lively, concertante work. The chorale melody is played against a fast paced accompaniment that is based on a single motive that gives it great unity and driving force. One of the best pieces by Kauffmann. The recording was done.

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Christian Reichart (1685 - 1775) was a man of many talents. He was born in Erfurt and received a varied, extensive and well-founded education. He learned as a businessman, studied law, science and logic and learned to play the piano and the organ. He was active as guardianship official, mayor,.

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This chorale prelude is one of Buxtehude's most-played chorale-based organ works. It is in Buxtehude's typical style in which the chorale melody appears elegantly ornamented in the soprano voice, accompanied by three other voices on a separate manual and the pedal. The material of the accompaniment is for a large.

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