Christian Erbach, Canzona tertii toni

Posted on Jun 8th, 2017

This is the second post with a piece from the organbook of Matthias Rottenau. The book is divided in several parts, each of which contains one type…

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Christian Erbach, Introïtus secundi toni

Posted on Jun 11th, 2017

Introïtus as a title sounds like it was meant to be played at the start of a service. And when I was active church organist I used to keep it easy,…

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Christian Erbach, Ricercar secundi toni

Posted on Jun 2nd, 2017

Christian Erbach was a German composer, organist and teacher. Three documents from his own time give his age variously as 40 in 1610, 42 in 1615 and…

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Christian Erbach, Toccata primi toni

Posted on Jun 17th, 2017

The structure of this Toccata is actually quite similar as the structure of the Introïtus I posted a week ago: an introduction in stately chords,…

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