Johann Heuschkel, Lobt Gott ihr Christen all’ zugleich

Posted on Oct 8th, 2016

The four manuscripts in which Johann Gottfried Walther notated his own works, along with compositions of contemporaries, contain some works by J.(P.)…

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Johann Heuschkel, Vom Himmel hoch da komm ich her, Vers 1

Posted on Oct 12th, 2016

To the few remaining organ works of Johann Heuschkel belong two preludes to the choral "Vom Himmel hoch da komm ich her". They are not as elaborate…

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Johann Heuschkel, Vom Himmel hoch da komm ich her, Vers 2

Posted on Oct 14th, 2016

The second prelude by Heuschkel on "Vom Himmel hoch da komm ich her" (in the manuscript of Walther designated as "Vers 2") is a lovely bicinium. The…

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Johann Heusschkel, Der Herr ist mein getreuer Hirt

Posted on Nov 24th, 2016

One of the few surviving works of Johann Heuschkell. It has the familiar form of a fugue on the first phrase of the chorale melody. Though relatively…

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