This prelude is one of the six Kauffmann wrote for the combination organ and oboe. It is a lively piece in 6/8 meter. Kauffmann has a knack for writing in ternary rythm. Those pieces have something special and this one is no exeption. The oboe is used to for the choral melody while the organ plays a trio like accompaniment. A nice detail is that the oboe plays the first two notes of the choral melody three times: an eighteenth century wake-up call.

The recording was done on the sample set of the Müller-organ in the Sint Bavokerk in Haarlem by Voxus Organs for Hauptwerk.

BW: Vox Humana 8′, Baarpijp 8′, Octaaf 4′ (LH)
HW: Octaaf 8′, Roerfluit 8′, Quintpraestant 3′, Oboe 8′, Trompet 4′ (Oboe)
RW: Praestant 8′ (RH)
Ped: Subbas 16′, Holfluit 8′

Kauffmann, Wie schön leuchtet der Morgenstern

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