Bach's prelude to "Der Herr ist mein getreuer Hirt" is a small fugue on the first phrase of the melody. This phrase appears at least 7 times, though I think that Neumeister forgot two crucial notes in bar 17. As is so often the case in Neumeister's transcriptions a voice.

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Johann Ludwig Krebs, Fuga c moll, KrebsWV 426

Date: September 16,  2018

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 first of these four is the fugue in c minor,.

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Bach's chorale prelude to "Kommt her zu mir spricht Gottes Sohn" is not only present in the Neumeister Sammlung, 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.

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Ernest Grosjean, Invocation

Date: September 12,  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 Invocation is a modest lyrical piece, that can be beautifully coloured with.

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Georg Andreas Sorge, Ein Lämmlein geht

Date: September 08,  2018

"Ein Lämmelin geht" is a Lutheran hymn for Passiontide, often sung on the melody of "An Wasserflüssen Babylon". Sorge wrote a prelude that captures the mood of the text and the tide perfectly. The melody is played in long notes, accompanied by flowing triplets full of alterations, creating mellow dissonants..

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Ernest Grosjean, Mélodie

Date: September 07,  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 piece is meant for use during Élévation of Communion. As such it.

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The anonymous piece posted two days ago, turns out to be (probably) from Johann Ludwig Krebs. Martin Moree pointed out to me that both the libraries of Leipzig and of Berlin own a manuscript, containing this piece. The manuscript in Leipzig attributes it to Johann Sebastian Bach, the manuscript in.

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Anonymus, Ich ruf zu dir, Herr Jesu Christ

Date: September 02,  2018

Update, 4 sep 2018: The piece turns out to be (probably) by Johann Ludwig Krebs. See the new publication. I keep this post, to redirect visitors to the new score. The recording was done on the sample set of the Van Dam organ (1832) in Tholen by Voxus.

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Five of the pieces in the Neumeister manuscript are without a named composer. Based on stylistical grounds and on references to other sources two of these pieces can be attributed to Johan Pachelbel, two to Johann Michael Bach and one to Friedrich Wilhelm Zachow. The two prelude to "Ich ruf.

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Five of the pieces in the Neumeister manuscript are without a named composer. Based on stylistical grounds and on references to other sources two of these pieces can be attributed to Johan Pachelbel, two to Johann Michael Bach and one to Friedrich Wilhelm Zachow. The two prelude to "Ich ruf.

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The last piece in Kauffmann's "Harmonische Seelenlust" is actually composed by Johann Gottfried Walther. Kauffmann died before he could complete the entire collection. That's perhaps the reason why his wife included four works not by Kauffmann's hand. So, to finish the transcription, recording and publication of all chorale preludes by.

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The last piece from the "Harmonische Seelenlust" that was composed by Kauffmann is a prelude to "Ach Gott und Herr". Obviously not meant as a grande finale to the collection, it is (again) a relatively simple fuga on the first notes of the chorale melody. The last entry of the.

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The last few chorale preludes from Kauffmann's "Harmonische Seelenlust" all have the same form of a fugato on the first phrase of the chorale melody. They show that Kauffmann had a firm grip of counterpoint: he has no trouble to use a chorale melody as a bass voice. The recording.

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Kauffmann's prelude to "Wenn wir in höchsten Nöthen sein" is again a fugato with the first phrase of the chorale melody as theme. Though notated on two staves, Kauffmann indicate two entries of the theme with "Ped." so there is no doubt the pedals should be used in this piece..

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Kauffmann's prelude to "Aus tiefer Noth schrei ich zu dir" is largely a manualiter piece. Setup as a fugato on the first phrase of the choral melody, the last entry of the theme is marked with "Ped." in the source. A well written unpretentious piece. The recording was done on.

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