Wilhelm Karges, Capriccio

Posted on Feb 9th, 2018

The third piece by Karges from manuscript Am. B340 is a piece called Capricio. Only the first half is (probably) written by Karges. The second half…

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Wilhelm Karges, Fantasia primi toni

Posted on Feb 1st, 2018

Wilhelm Karges (1613 or 1614 – 1699), was a German organist and composer in the North German organ tradition. He was born in Berlin, where he spent…

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Wilhelm Karges, Heinrich Scheidemann, Fantasia

Posted on Feb 14th, 2018

The original source of this piece in manuscript Am B 340 is a manualiter Toccata by Heinrich Scheidemann. The practical source is a manuscript in…

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Wilhelm Karges, Præludium quatri toni

Posted on Feb 5th, 2018

The second piece by Karges from manuscript Am. B340 is a beautiful praeludium. It flows elegantly in long arching lines. There's not much in terms of…

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