This chorale prelude by Kirnberger comes from an autograph that was part of the Amalienbibliothek in Berlin. The Amalienbibliothek in Berlin is not an actual building, but rather the name of an extensive music collection, amassed by Anna Amalia von Preussen. It is now held by the Staatsbibibliothek in Berlin. The.

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Johann Christoph Kühnau (1735 - 1805) was a German composer and conductor. He was born in Volkstädt, near Eisleben. He received his musical training early in live from a town musician in Ascherleben. In 1763 he became teacher at the Realschule in Berlin, in 1788 at the Dreifaltigkeitsschule and in.

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This chorale prelude is a relatively simple bicinium. The left hand provides a lively accompaniment to the chorale melody in the right hand. What makes this piece more interesting, is not the music itself, but the curious fact that Johann Christoph Kühnau added a part for the right hand between.

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The chorale prelude "Herzlich tut mich verlangen" is from an old edition by Johann Christoph Kühnau. Manuscript Am. B.396, owned by the Staatsbibliothek, contains this chorale prelude as well. Interestingly, it is notated a minor third higher, than the version in Kühnau's edition. This second version is added as a.

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This chorale prelude on "Nun danket alle Gott" is for manuals only. The recording was done the sampleset, made by Sonus Paradis, of the Transept organ in the Laurenskerk, Rotterdam. Score Oley, Nun danket alle.

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The second prelude on "Wir glauben all an einen Gott" found in the Frankenberger Manuscript. The recording was done on the sample set of the Silbermann organ of the Stadtkirche Zöblitz by Prospectum. Score Bach, Wir glauben all an einen Gott.

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The Frankenberger Manuscript contains three preludes on "Wir glauben all an einen Gott" by Johann Bernhard Bach (1676 - 1749). I could not find a reference to other editions of these three chorale preludes, so this may be a first edition... The recording was done on the sample.

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This chorale prelude on "Wie schön leuchtet der Morgenstern" is for two manuals and pedal. Oley made a sparkling piece, in reference to the title of the chorale. When I made the recording I was under the impression that bar 10 was meant not to be played in the repetition..

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Johann Michael Bach (1648 - 1694) was the brother of Johann Christoph Bach and, more notably, the father of Maria Barbara, the first wife of her distant cousin Johann Sebastian Bach. Johann Michael was educated first by his father, Heinrich Bach, and then by the cantor of Arnstadt, Jonas de.

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The recording was done the sampleset, made by Sonus Paradis, of the Transept organ in the Laurenskerk, Rotterdam. Score Oley, Meine Hoffnung stehet.

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The idea of this chorale prelude is somewhat reminiscent of “In dir ist Freude” from the Orgelbüchlein: a motif in the pedal that keeps repeating throughout the piece. The chorale melody is not explicitly stated, it just lends the harmonical form for a joyful piece. The recording was done the sampleset,.

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Vetter wrote a set of variations on "Allein Gott in der Höh sei Ehr" that was later misattributed to Johann Sebastian Bach as BWV 771. Probably because of this misattribution that set of variations can be found easily in the public domain. The two verses of the same chorale in.

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Manuscript Mus.ms. 30190 owned by the Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin contains two preludes from Oley on "Auf auf mein Herz, mit Freude". They're both relatively small pieces. This is the second of the two, with, somewhat uncharacteristic for the genre, an Alberti bass in the left hand. The recording was done the.

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Manuscript Mus.ms. 30190 owned by the Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin contains two preludes from Oley on "Auf auf mein Herz, mit Freude". They're both relatively small pieces. This is the first of the two, 'in Canone alla Quinta'. The recording was done the sampleset, made by Sonus Paradis, of the Read More

The fourth chorale prelude by Buttstett in the Frankenberger Manuscript on "Allein Gott in der Höh sei Ehr" is for manuals only. The recording was done on the sample set of the Silbermann organ of the Stadtkirche Zöblitz by Prospectum. Score Buttstett, Allein Gott in der Höh sei.

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