Carl August Thielo (1702 – 1763) was born in Høsterkøb in Nordsjælland, but he moved early in live to Germany. He received his musical education from Johann Gottfried Walther, amongst others. At the age of 18, Thielo returned to Copenhagen, where he tried to become a music teacher, but it.

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When Kauffmann uses a ternary rythm, something special is the result. The prelude on "Allen Gott in der Höh sei Ehr" is no exception to that rule. The melody is played with the pedals, the hands play with easy flowing triplets a beautiful accompaniment to the melody. The recording was done.

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Anonymus, Ricercar tertii toni

Date: July 14,  2017

Another one of the anonymous ricercari from Matthias Rottenau's organbook. It has two themes that are interwoven in different manners. At the end only the second theme remains to build the final passages. The recording was done on the sample set of the Bader-organ in the Walburgiskerk in Zutphen by Read More

Johann Georg Meister (1793 - 1870) was a German organist and composer. He was organist in the Stadtkirche in Hildburghausen. His opus 11 is available as a digital copy in the Saxon State and University Library Dresden. I already published five works from Meister's opus 11. The only one missing.

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This is the fourth prelude in which Kauffmann employs the oboe to play the choral melody. The organ plays an elegant trio to accompany the oboe. Kauffann is not only the inventor of the genre, he also brings it to great height. It's almost as if not having to worry.

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Anonymus, Ricercar primi toni

Date: July 11,  2017

This is the second anonymous Ricercar, taken from the Organbook of Matthias Rottenau. In the manuscript it is only a few pages away from the one I published last week. It sounds like it could have been composed by the same anonymous composer. The counterpoint in this piece is.

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Scheibe, Partita VII

Date: July 10,  2017

Two manuscripts containing 7 keyboard partita's are held by the Staatsbibliothek Berlin. The partita's vary in length, the number of dances, their type and order seem somewhat arbitrary. But they all have one thing in common: they stick to the mind. Originally meant for harpsichord, they work very well on.

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The melody of this choral is also known with the words "Freu dich sehr, o meine Seele". That seems an interesting contrafact, since based on the incipit the meaning is totally different. I should of course look up the complete text of this choral. My interpretation in tempo and registration.

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Of the three preludes on "Wer nur den lieben Gott lässt walten" in "Die Harmonische Seelenlust", only one is written by Kauffmann. The other two were inserted in the collection by Kauffmann's widow, but are in fact written by Johann Gottfried Walther. I had already transcribed and recorded this piece,.

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This prelude on "Helft mir Gottes Güte preisen" has an interesting feauture. The accompaniment to the choral melody is not written with a specific range in mind (for example alto or tenor). Instead the accompaniment uses almost the entire keyboard. To keep the music readable the accompaniment is scored on.

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Anonymus, Ricercar secundi toni

Date: July 05,  2017

The organbook of Matthias Rottenau (Mus. Ms. 40615 from the Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin) contains numerous works from unnamed composers. Perhaps they are from Rottenau himself, perhaps they are from other composers. As far as I could find, most of them are still unpublished. Somehow music with no name attached to.

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The last of the Kehl choral preludes. Not nearly as elaborate as the prelude by Bach on the same choral melody, but a nice soft flowing piece nonetheless. After the summer holidays I'll wrap all the Kehl pieces up in one edition. The recording was done on the sample set.

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Christian Erbach junior (1604-1645) was the son of Christian Erbach (~1570 - 1635). Where his father left a considerable amount of music, only a few works of Erbach junior have survived the years. Erbach junior was organist of the Augsburger Dom from 1636 till his death in 1645. Since Wolfgang.

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Kauffmann's 'Harmonische Seelenlust' contains three preludes to "Wer nur den lieben Gott lässt walten". Only one of them was written by Kauffmann. The other two were composed by Walther and inserted in the 'Harmonische Seelenlust' after Kauffmann's death by his widow. This is the prelude that was composed by Kauffmann..

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Johann Friedrich Fasch(1688 - 1758), a German violinist and composer, was born in Buttelstedt near Weimar. He was a pupil of Johann Kuhnau and worked as violinist in Bayreuth and Leipzig. Later he served as organist in various cities in Bohemia. From 1722 till his death he was capelmeister in.

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