Johann Heinrich Buttstett was born in 1666 in Bindersleben and died in Erfurt in 1727. He was a pupil of Johann Pachelbel. In 1691 he became organist at the Predigerkirche in Erfurt. Buttstett was somewhat acclaimed as a teacher during his years at the Predigerkirche, surrounding himself with a circle.

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Georg Friedrich Kauffmann (1679 – 1735) was a Baroque composer and organist from southern Germany. He studied with Buttstett and Alberti. Later in life he was teacher of Georg Böhm. The work presented here is just one of numerous chorals Kauffmann composed. The recording was done on the sample set of.

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Philipp Tietz, Fantasie opus 38

Date: March 16,  2015

A lively piece that could serve well as a sortie after service. The recording was done on the sample set of the Van Dam organ (1832) from Tholen by Voxus Organs for Hauptwerk Score: Fantasie, op..

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Philipp Tietz, Pastorale

Date: February 26,  2015

A soft flowing piece by a virtually unknown composer. The recording was done on the sample set of the Van Dam organ (1832) from Tholen by Voxus Organs for Hauptwerk Score: Read More

Philipp Tietz, Andante Sostenuto

Date: February 22,  2015

Philipp Tietz (1816 -1878) was organist in Hannover. There must be more to him than just this small fact, but I can't find anything. Nevertheless, this is a charming little piece. The recording was done on the sample set of the Van Dam organ (1832) from Tholen by Voxus Organs.

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Transcribed from a manuscript (Mus.ms.autogr. Ringk, J. 2 M) owned by the Staat- und Universitätsbibliothek Dresden. The recording was done on the sample set of the Van Dam organ (1832) from Tholen by Voxus Organs for Hauptwerk Score: Kittel, Wer nur den lieben Gott MP3:.

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Johann Christian Kittel (1732 – 1809) was one of the last students of Johann Sebastian Bach. Though his work is noticeably influenced by the galant style, his forms are mainly based on examples by Bach. This piece is based on an old Christmas hymn. After an introduction the melody is presented.

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Heinrich Henkel, Trio für Orgel

Date: February 16,  2015

Heinrich Henkel (16 February 1822 – 10 April 1899) was a German composer who studied with Johann Anton André at Offenbach am Main. Later in live he helped found the Hoch Conservatory in Frankfurt. Although he wrote numerous works, both instrumental and vocal, not much is in print nowadays. This Trio.

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Heinrich Oberhoffer (1824 - 1885) was composer, music theorist and organist in the cathedral of Luxembourg. He published several books on harmony, composition and a large eucational book for the catholic organist. This trio is part his op 56. The recording is made with use of Hauptwerk and the demo.

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