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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Neumeister's transcription of Bach's prelude to "Wo Gott der Herr nicht bei uns hält" contains surprisingly few errors. Perhaps because it is a piece with just three parts? Bach wrote a nice piece, with the chorale melody in the soprano voice. The accompanying two voices start of with the first.

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Manuscript Becker III.8.43. owned by the Sachsische Landes- und Universitatsbibliothek contains 4 fugues by Johann Ludwig Krebs. The scribe made lots of errors in his transcriptions. So it is a bit of a guess sometimes what is actually meant. The last of these four is the fugue in f minor,.

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Neumeister ascribes the choral prelude to "Ach Gott vom Himmel, sieh darein" to Johann Michael Bach. In two other manuscript sources (both the Plauener Orgelbuch and the Königsberger manuscript) however the piece is ascribed to Johann Heinrich Buttstett. Neumeister's error was probably caused by the fact that in most manuscripts.

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Neumeister's transcription of Bach's prelude to "Warum betrübst du dich mein Herz" gives again many reasons to doubt the correctness of his transcriptions. Some of the notes seem wrong and though the pieces starts of as a four part piece, from bar 9 onwards one of the voices disappears. Did.

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Manuscript Becker III.8.43. owned by the Sachsische Landes- und Universitatsbibliothek contains 4 fugues by Johann Ludwig Krebs. The scribe made lots of errors in his transcriptions. So it is a bit of a guess sometimes what is actually meant. The second of these four is the fugue in E flat.

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This piece appears not only in Neumeister's manuscript, but is present in Mus. Ms. 30439 as well. I published the version from that last source two years ago and it is (of course) present in the Edition based on that manuscript. The version in Neumeister's manuscript differs is.

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Ernest Grosjean, Offertoire bref

Date: September 19,  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. As far as I know, "bref" means "short". So this is a short.

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