The prelude on folio 33 of manuscript Mus Ms Lynar B3 bears the initials M.D.O. The preceding prelude bears the initials "A.D.O" which are believed to stand for the composer Andreas Düben, and the title "Organista". If that is true than what does "M.D.O" stand for? In "The History of.

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As with most manuscripts from Germany with music of the late Renaissance and the early Baroque composers are in manuscript Ms Lynar B3 only indicated with there initials. Or not at all. The composer of this Praeludium is indicate as "A.D.O". Scholars tend to agree that this stands for "Andreas.

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Anonymus, Ricercar primi Toni, ex G b-moll

Date: September 08,  2019

This Ricercar primi Toni, ex G b-moll, is the 24th composition from manuscript Ms. Lynar B3. As the title mentions, it is written in the first tone, on the tonal center of g. That means it is largely what we would call g minor, but a lot more flexible, as.

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Christian Gotthilf Tag (1735 - 1811) was a German Kantor and composer. On the age of twenty he became Kantor and schoolteacher in Hohenstein-Ernstthal, where he remained until his retirement in 1808. During his life he established an outstanding reputation as a Kantor and organist. Tag was a prolific composer.

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H.M.T., Ich ruf zu dir, Herr Jesu Christ

Date: August 20,  2019

This is the fifth of the unedited anonymus choral preludes from manuscript KN 209, owned owned by the Ratsbücherei in Lüneburg I have the privilige to publish. It is again a magnificent composition, based on the melody of "Ich ruf zu Dir, Herr Jesu Christ". As was usual in those.

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Anonymus, Ricercar

Date: July 27,  2019

Lohet's Fuga Prima is left without indication of a composer in manuscripot Ms Lynar B3. The composition that follows it, a Ricercar primi Toni, is equally left without an indication of the comnposer. It is therefore tempting to make the supposition that this work in composed by Lohet as well..

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Simon Lohet (Loxhay) (c. 1550 – 1611) was a Flemish composer, possibly born in Maastricht. During his live he was mostly active in Germany. He was organist of the Württemberg court of count Louis VI. Lohet made several trips to the Low Countries in the 1570s and to Venice in.

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David Abel, Præludium (2)

Date: July 24,  2019

The second prelude by David Abel in manuscript Ms Lynar B3 is very similar to the one I published yesterday. The main difference is that it is shorter. The manuscript indicates it as just "Praeludium" and not as "Praeludium pedaliter" like the first one. That raises the question whether or.

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David Abel, Præludium pedaliter

Date: July 21,  2019

The manuscript Ms Lynar B3 contains two preludes which in the manuscript are attributed to David Abel (~1580 - 1639). About this David Abel (or Äbel or Ebel) is not much known. He was first organist in the St Marien in Wismar. In 1617 he was appointed organis of the.

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Giovanni Gabrieli, Fuga Colorata

Date: July 20,  2019

Four weeks ago I published a composition from Johann Woltz's "Nova musices organicae tabulatura", (Basel, 1617) called "Fuga colorata" (http://partitura.org/index.php/anonymus-fuga-colorata/). The question at the time was whether or not it could have been composed by Simon Lohet. After engraving, playing and recording that composition I am fairly certain it is.

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In the Baroque era (and earlier) composers of (organ) music were in manuscripts often indicated by there initials, or not at all. Manuscripts were often shared and copied in circles of people who knew each other well. The initials were enough to establish authorship, or were even not necessary. Probably.

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Anonymus, O Herre Gott, begnade mich

Date: July 10,  2019

This is the fourth of the unedited anonymus choral preludes from manuscript KN 209, owned owned by the Ratsbücherei in Lüneburg I have the privilige to publish. This is really a magnificent composition, based on the melody of "O Herre Gott, begnade mich". The text is based on Psalm 51,.

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This is the third of the unedited anonymus choral preludes from manuscript KN 209, owned owned by the Ratsbücherei in Lüneburg I have the privilige to publish. I is a relatively straightforward manualiter composition. No intricate motivic play in accompanying voices, or a cleverly embelished choral melody as solo voice..

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Yesterday I wrote that the choral bound works in manuscript Ms Lynar B3 are of greater quality than the free works. The free work from this manuscript I publish today, is not a good example of this statement, as it is a beautiful well written work of high quality. As.

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Anonymus, Vater unser im Himmelreich

Date: June 27,  2019

My impression of the compositions contained in manuscript Ms Lynar B3 until now is that the choral bound works are of greater quality than the free works. The preludes give for the largest part the impression of being students works or models for improvisation. The choral bound works are of.

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