The Sächsische Landesbibliothek – Staats- und Universitätsbibliothek Dresden (SLUB) owns a manuscript (Mus.1-U-514) which contains works by Johann Christian Kittel. They range from very short preludes to elaborate sets of variations. This is one of the longer preludes. In the manuscript this piece is notated on two staves, nevertheless I.

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The third chorale prelude of the Neumeister-Choräle-not-by-Johann-Sebastian is again a prelude by Johann Michael Bach. It is a short prelude on the melody of "Herr Christ, der einig Gottes Sohn". The choral melody is divided into sections with 4 part writing and sections with two-part writing. The four part sections.

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Kauffmann wrote two preludes on Nun danket alle Gott. They are both manualiter, well worked out pieces. The second one has the melody in the soprano voice, richly adorned with fluent sixteenth notes. The left hand accompanies with static chords. The registration is according to Kauffmann prescription. Note that the.

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Johann Georg Meister (1793 - 1870) was a German organist and composer. He was organist in the Stadtkirche in Hildburghausen. During his life he published several volumes of compositions for the organ, intended for use in musical education and for use during service. Some of these volumes are still available.

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Johann Heinrich Buttstett, In dulci jubilo

Date: September 26,  2017

The style of this work is very similar to one of the preludes Buttstett wrote for "Gottes Sohn ist kommen". The choral melody is in the bass, the hands accompany the melody with lots of flourishes and embellishments. The recording was done with the Hauptwerk software and the sample set.

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Anonymus, Ricercar primi toni

Date: September 25,  2017

Another one of the pieces from the organbook of Matthias Rottenau (Mus. Ms. 40615 from the Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin) that is probably possibly perhaps a Ricercar. The manuscript contains, I think, some errors in this piece. Unlikely dissonants that are more likely caused by a transcription error than that they.

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Johann Ludwig Krebs, Trio F Dur, KrebsWV 447

Date: September 24,  2017

The source for this charming Trio is an organ journal from around 1850. Published by Gotthilf Wilhelm Körner, it is available online as a digital copy. For my own enjoyment I made a transcription of it, and having done that, I might as well publish it. I made two versions..

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Heinrich Bach, Erbarm dich mein, o Herre Gott

Date: September 23,  2017

Heinrich Bach (1615 - 1692) was the brother of J.S. Bach's grandfather. Heinrich Bach himself was the grandfather of the first wife of J.S. Bach. As so many of the Bach-family, Heinrich was a talented musician. In 1641 he became organist at the Liebfrauen- und Oberkirche in Arnstadt, a position.

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The Sächsische Landesbibliothek – Staats- und Universitätsbibliothek Dresden (SLUB) owns a manuscript (Mus.1-U-514) which contains works by Johann Christian Kittel. They range from very short preludes to elaborate sets of variations. One of these sets is the set of variantion on "Straf mich nicht in deinen Zorn". It's not clear.

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Anonymus, Ricercar octavi toni

Date: September 21,  2017

The organbook of Matthias Rottenau (Mus. Ms. 40615 from the Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin) contains numerous works from unnamed composers. All the works contained are sorted by category. First come all the preludes (Preambuli), than Introiti, Toccate, Canzoni, Capricci and finally the Ricercari. The first bunch of pieces in each section.

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Buxtehude expressed the joyful occasion that is the subject of this choral with a soprano voice that richly adorns the choral melody. The soprano voice frequently reaches an octave above or below the actual choral melody. The most expresswive example of this is in the last two bars where he.

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The second chorale prelude of the Neumeister-Choräle-not-by-Johann-Sebastian is again a prelude by Johann Michael Bach. It is a sort of a triple-prelude: the chorale melody is treated three times: first in the soprano voice, then in the bass, and in the last part the melody is embelished with rapid scales.

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Kauffmann wrote two preludes on Nun danket alle Gott. They are both manualiter, well worked out pieces. The first one has the melody unadorned in the soprano voice. The other two voices provide a fluently moving accompaniment. The recording was done on the sample set of the Müller-organ in the.

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Kittel wrote two charming, little preludes to "O Trautigkeit, o Herzeleid", a bicinium and a siciliano. Since they are really small I decided to put them as one post. The recording was done on the sample set of the Holzey organ of St. Peter and Paul in Weissenau by Prospectum. Score.

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Johann Balthasar Kehl, Präludium

Date: September 16,  2017

Johann Balthasar Kehl's (1725 – 1778) claim to fame are the chorale preludes he published during his time in Erlangen, in four different volumes (Erste bis Vierte Sammlung einiger variierender Choräle, 1764). Each of these volumes contains 14 chorale preludes and one 'free' prelude. The chorale preludes from the second.

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