Johann Ludwig Krebs wrote many outstanding trios for the organ. Where for his choral works and in several of the free organ works one can pinpoint a work by Johann Sebastian Bach that served as a model, Kreb's trios are based on Bach's general style of trio writing, not on.

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Kauffmann's prelude to "Komt her zu mir, Spricht Gottes Sohn" is a very nice example of how to derive a musical piece from a choral melody. The accompaniment of the choral melody is based on a motive derived from the first eight notes of the chorale melody. Kauffmann uses this.

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Ernest Grosjean, Offertoire

Date: May 18,  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. Like the other Offertoires I published a few weeks ago, it is a.

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Kauffmann's prelude to "Mit Ernst, ihr Menschenkinder" is more a 4 part setting of the chorale melody, usable for as accompaniment for the congregation singing it, than a prelude. A short piece in only twelve bars, that shows Kauffmann's ability in four part writing. The recording was done on the sample.

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Kauffmann's prelude to ``Man lobt dich in der Stille'' is a lively, concertante work. The chorale melody is played against a fast paced accompaniment that is based on a single motive that gives it great unity and driving force. One of the best pieces by Kauffmann. The recording was done.

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Christian Reichart (1685 - 1775) was a man of many talents. He was born in Erfurt and received a varied, extensive and well-founded education. He learned as a businessman, studied law, science and logic and learned to play the piano and the organ. He was active as guardianship official, mayor,.

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This chorale prelude is one of Buxtehude's most-played chorale-based organ works. It is in Buxtehude's typical style in which the chorale melody appears elegantly ornamented in the soprano voice, accompanied by three other voices on a separate manual and the pedal. The material of the accompaniment is for a large.

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Sorge's second prelude to "Wit glauben all' an einen Gott" is more an intonation than a full prelude. It is relatively short and mostly in only three part writing. Ideal to keep me busy when my right leg wasn't able to join the organ playing fun. Since Reinmar Emans thought.

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Ernest Grosjean, without title

Date: April 30,  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 has no other title than "* * *". Perhaps I could.

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Kauffmann's prelude to ``Ach Herr, mich arme Sünder'' is a simple yet attractive bicinium. Well, I say 'simple', writing an attractive simple bicinium is never simple. The music nicely alternates between E flat major and c minor (or perhaps better: g phrygian), leaving the listener to wonder which of the.

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Yesterday I stumbled by accident on a recording of an organ trio in g minor, by Bach, I had never heard before, with the BWV number 584. I remember the excitement I felt in my youth when I heard an organ piece by Bach I had not heard before. And.

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Reinmar Emans made a list (around 1997) of chorale preludes that could possibly have been written by Johann Sebastian Bach. The list contains 198 items. Since 1997 some of the works on the list have been positively attributed to other composers, some are supposed to have been written by other.

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Wilhelm Karges (?), Fantasia

Date: April 28,  2018

Manuscript Am. B. 340, owned by the Staatsbibliothek Berlin, contains three works that are generally believed to be composed by Wilhelm Karges: a Fantasia, a Prelude, and a Capriccio. The Capriccio is only half the work of Karges, as the second half of it is derived from a piece by.

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Bach's authorship of this chorale prelude on "Jese meine Freude" is doubted. And probably rightly so. The use of sequences is a bit bland and not as refined as you might expect from Bach. It's nevertheless a nice work in which the accompaniment of the choral melody is almost concert.

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Ernest Grosjean, Sortie

Date: April 25,  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 a surprisingly short work. I guess Grosjaen's church was empty.

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