The second of the three spurious chorale preludes to the Christmas choral "Vom Himmel hoch da komm ich her" is the most virtuosic of the three. It feautures a concerto like accompaniment played by the hands to the choral melody played by the feet. As in the first variatio of.

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In the series of spurious works by (or not) Johann Sebastian Bach, I skip two compositions for now (BWV Anh. II 62a and 62b) to reach three choral preludes to the Christmas choral "Vom Himmel hoch da komm ich her". The first of these three is the most simple and.

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Composing a bicinium is one of the most difficult compositorial tasks there is. When you first see the score of a bicinium it does not seem very difficult. After all, there are only two musical lines, one for the left hand and one for the right hand. What can be.

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Anonymus, Præludium

Date: November 05,  2019

Of the Lynar manuscripts in the B series, manuscript B9 is the shortest. It contains only two organ preludes. The are both without indication of a composer. The second one, though short, is a well composed work. After a short introduction of four bars the soprano voice states a short.

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When you listen to Tag's choral prelude to "Wach auf mein Herz und Singe" you can not but wonder whether he and Johann Christoph Oley knew each other. Tag's choral prelude is very similar to the prelude Oley composed the the choral "Wie schön leuchtet der Morgenstern". As they are.

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Anonymus, Præludium

Date: October 31,  2019

Of the Lynar manuscripts in the B series, manuscript B9 is the shortest. It contains only two organ preludes. The are both without indication of a composer. The first of them is unique in the collection in that is has a five part texture. Though it is without the indication.

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Ernest Grosjean, Absoute

Date: October 29,  2019

"Absoute" is a rite and prayer of the Catholic liturgy that ends the funeral ceremony at the church. It includes a song that implores the total deliverance of the deceased's sins, then a sprinkling and a censing of the body. Grosjean expresses this in dark colours and lost of diminished.

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It is now four and a half year ago I started publishing organ scores, typeset from manuscripts sources. Most of the source material available originated in the Baroque area in Germany, so my publishing efforts naturally gear towards music from that periode. A lot of that music is based on.

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The Anhang II of Schmieder's catalogue of Bach's composition contains the spurious works. Number 61 of these is a chorale prelude on the melody of "O Mensch bewein dein Sünde groos". The melody of the choral is played in the Pedal and the hand play a two part accompaniment in.

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Anonymus, Præludium pedaliter

Date: October 24,  2019

Folio 39 of manuscript Ms Lynar B3 contains 4 small preludes. Yesterday I published three of them. Today follows the fourth and last one. The work is a bit longer than the other three. And to my ear also a bit more interesting. The composition is simple enough, yet a.

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Anonymus, 3 Præludiae pedaliter

Date: October 23,  2019

Folio 39 of manuscript Ms Lynar B3 contains 4 small preludes. The reason why they are so short can only be guessed. Perhaps they were meant as intonations. Or perhaps they were meant as models for the start of a larger scale composition or improvisation. They consist of a contrapuntal.

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In Tag's prelude to the choral "Aus meinen Herzens Grunde" the choral melody is played with the left hand. The right hand and, when not playing the choral melody, the left hand as well, provide a lively accompaniment, while the pedal moves in a steady pulse of quarter notes. Tag.

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Gottfried August Homilius (2 February 1714 – 2 June 1785) was a German composer, cantor and organist. As part of his musical education he took composition lessons from Johann Sebastian Bach. He was probably also a pupil of, and assistant to, the organist at the Nikolaikirche in Leipzig, Johann Schneider..

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M.D.O, Præludium

Date: October 15,  2019

The composer of the prelude on folio 38 of manuscript Ms Lynar B3 is indicated with the initials "M.D.O". It is therefore believed that this prelude was composed by Martin Düben. In tonality and atmosphere it is a lot like the Præludium quarti Toni by Wilhelm Karges. Karges was the.

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It is a fact that people like to have a name of the creator to go with a piece of art. Pieces that cannot be attributed to a person, are somehow less valuable. Probably because of the innate desire to admire someone. In music this is espescially true. Anonymous pieces.

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