Friedrich Wilhelm Zachow (1663 - 1712) was born in Leipzig. He probably received his first musical training from his father, the piper Heinrich Zachow, one of Leipzig's town musicians in the Alta capella. In 1676 the family moved to Eilenburg. Here Zachow probably studied with town organist Johann Hildebrand..

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Transcribed from manuscript Mus.ms. 22541 III owned by the Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin The recording was done with the sampleset, made by Organ Art Media, of the Arp Schnitger organ in Steinkirchen. For this recording I used not the original tuning of the organ, but Quarter Meantone. Score Kauffmann, Wir glauben.

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Johann Philipp Kirnberger (1721 – 1783) was a musician, composer and music theorist. Possibly, though not verified, he was a pupil of Johann Sebastian Bach, visiting Leipzig in 1741. From 1741 to 1751, Johann Philipp Kirnberger lived in Poland and worked for various noblemen of that country. He returned to.

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A very nice transcription of this Siciliano, made by Arno Rog. He kindly gave permission to make his transcription available on this website. The recording was done with the sampleset, made by Organ Art Media, of the Arp Schnitger organ in Steinkirchen. Score Bach,.

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Johann Samuel Harsow (~1759 - 1792) was organist of the St. Marienkirche in Berlin. He was a pupil of Johann Philipp Kirnberger, and was during his short life acclaimed as an outstanding performer of Bach's organ works. Harsow composed a number of chorale preludes in trio and bicinium style. I.

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Johann Samuel Harsow (~1759 - 1792) was organist of the St. Marienkirche in Berlin. He was a pupil of Johann Philipp Kirnberger, and was during his short life acclaimed as an outstanding performer of Bach's organ works. Harsow composed a number of chorale preludes in trio and bicinium style. I.

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Johann Christoph Oley (1738 - 1789) was a German organist and composer. In 1755 he became organist of the church in Bernburg, but moved to the church of St Stephan in neighbouring Aschersleben in January 1762 because of its superior organ. At least 77 works for organ solo by his.

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The third choral prelude by Kauffmann on "Komm heiliger Geist, Herre Gott", found in manuscript Mus.ms. 22541 III owned by the Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin. Kauffmann uses ternairy rhythms a lot more often than others composers of his era. And whenever he does, it results in something special, I think. The recording.

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A choral prelude by Buxtehude, found in manuscript Mus.ms. 22541 III owned by the Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin. Buxtehude's organ music does not really classify as "lesser known organ music", the focus of this website. But his chorale preludes are mostly unknown to me, and since it is my site, I.

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A choral prelude by Nicolaus Vetter, found in manuscript Mus.ms. 22541 III owned by the Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin The recording was done the sampleset, made by Organ Art Media, of the Arp Schnitger organ in Steinkirchen. Score Vetter, Komm, Heiliger Geist, Herre.

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Johann Georg Schübler (1720 (?) - 1755) was a German engraver and organist, who belonged to the Schübler family of artisians from Zella in the Turingian forrest. He studied with Bach in Leipzig during the early 1740s and spent the rest of his life as an organist and a teacher.

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This piece by gattermann is transcribed from an old edition (about 1790) by Johann Christoph Kühnau. The recording was done on the sample set of the Silbermann organ of the Stadtkirche Zöblitz by Prospectum. Score Gattermann, Vom Himmel hoch, da komm ich.

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Johann Caspar Ferdinand Fischer (1656 – 1746) was a German Baroque composer. Not much is known about him. Most of his works did not survive. One of the works that did survive is a ricercare on the first phrase of the choral Christ ist er standen. It can be found.

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The second Preludium by Kellner, transcribed from manuscript Mus.ms. 11544 owned by the Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin. That manuscript has, I think, a bar missing. Bar 27 in the score (below) is substituted by me; omit it if you want to play the version as it is in the manuscript. The recording.

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The second prelude by Kauffmann on Komm heiliger Geist, Herre Gott in manuscript Mus.ms. 22541 III owned by the Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin The recording was done the sampleset, made by Organ Art Media, of the Arp Schnitger organ in Steinkirchen. The Gedackt 8' and the Krumhorn 8' are used, together.

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