Georg Friedrich Kauffmann, Harmonische Seelenlust, Part I

Posted on Dec 8th, 2018

Georg Friedrich Kauffmann (1679 - 1735), a German composer and organist, is the autor of the "Harmonische Seelenlust". This work, containing all of…

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Georg Friedrich Kauffmann, Ach Gott und Herr

Posted on Jul 21st, 2018

The last piece from the "Harmonische Seelenlust" that was composed by Kauffmann is a prelude to "Ach Gott und Herr". Obviously not meant as a grande…

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Georg Friedrich Kauffmann, Ach Gott vom Himmel sieh darein

Posted on Mar 28th, 2017

The third prelude of Kauffmann's "Harmonische Seelenlust" that employs the oboe for the choral melody is as beautiful as the two I posted earlier.…

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Georg Friedrich Kauffmann, Ach Herr mich arme Sünder

Posted on Jan 15th, 2017

This melody is one of the most famous and most used of the Lutheran church. It is for example also used for "Wie soll ich dich empfangen", "Ach Herr…

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Georg Friedrich Kauffmann, Ach Herr, mich arme Sünder

Posted on Apr 30th, 2018

Kauffmann's prelude to ``Ach Herr, mich arme Sünder'' is a simple yet attractive bicinium. Well, I say 'simple', writing an attractive simple…

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Georg Friedrich Kauffmann, Alle Menschen müssen sterben

Posted on Jul 9th, 2018

Kauffmann's chorale prelude to "Alle Menschen müssen sterben" is a bicinium, with the choral melody in the right hand part, accompanied by rapid…

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Georg Friedrich Kauffmann, Allein Gott in der Höh sei Ehr

Posted on Jul 15th, 2017

When Kauffmann uses a ternary rythm, something special is the result. The prelude on "Allen Gott in der Höh sei Ehr" is no exception to that rule.…

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Georg Friedrich Kauffmann, Allein zu dir Herr Jesu Christ

Posted on Jun 14th, 2018

Kauffmann's first prelude to "Allein zu dir, Herr Jesu Christ" is a small treasure of contrapuntal writing. It has the chorale melody in the bass…

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Georg Friedrich Kauffmann, Allein zu dir Herr Jesu Christ (alio modo)

Posted on Jun 24th, 2018

Kauffmann's second chorale prelude to " Allein zu dir, Herr Jesu Christ" is even shorter than the fisrt one. Just 8 bars, whch are played twice. The…

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Georg Friedrich Kauffmann, Auf meinen lieben Gott

Posted on Sep 9th, 2017

In the prelude to "Auf meinen lieben Gott" Kauffmann has the melody embellished in the soprano voice. Alto and bass provide a simple yet effective…

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Georg Friedrich Kauffmann, Aus tiefer Noth schrei ich zu dir

Posted on Jul 19th, 2018

Kauffmann's prelude to "Aus tiefer Noth schrei ich zu dir" is largely a manualiter piece. Setup as a fugato on the first phrase of the choral melody,…

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Georg Friedrich Kauffmann, Christ lag in Todesbanden

Posted on Mar 18th, 2015

Georg Friedrich Kauffmann (1679 – 1735) was a Baroque composer and organist from southern Germany. He studied with Buttstett and Alberti. Later in…

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Georg Friedrich Kauffmann, Christ lag in Todesbanden (Alio Modo)

Posted on Mar 12th, 2017

This is the twin prelude to a piece I uploaded almost two years ago. It uses just the first two phrases of the choral melody. But Kauffmann has them…

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Georg Friedrich Kauffmann, Christe du Lamm Gottes

Posted on Jul 18th, 2018

Kauffmann's prelude to "Christe, du Lamm Gottes" is another example of using a chorale melody as a bass line, to create a little trio for organ. The…

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Georg Friedrich Kauffmann, Christus der uns selig macht

Posted on Jul 16th, 2018

Kauffmann's prelude to "Christus der uns selig macht" is a is a simple yet effective bicinium. The soprano voice plays the chorale melody, the other…

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Georg Friedrich Kauffmann, Du o schönes Weltgebäude

Posted on Jul 10th, 2018

Kauffmann's “Harmonische Seelenlust” contains six chorale preludes for the combination of organ and oboe. The oboe plays the chorale melody,…

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Georg Friedrich Kauffmann, Durch Adams Fall ist ganz verderbt

Posted on Jul 20th, 2018

The last few chorale preludes from Kauffmann's "Harmonische Seelenlust" all have the same form of a fugato on the first phrase of the chorale melody.…

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Georg Friedrich Kauffmann, Ein feste Burg ist unser Gott (2)

Posted on Jan 24th, 2017

Kauffmann's second prelude on "Ein feste Burg ist unser Gott". It's a trio-like setting, with the melody in the pedals. The hands play a…

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Georg Friedrich Kauffmann, Erschienen ist der herrliche Tag

Posted on Jul 2nd, 2018

Kauffmann's chorale prelude to "Erschienen ist der herrliche Tag" is a fugato play between the first two phrases of the chorale melody. Kauffmann…

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Georg Friedrich Kauffmann, Erschienen ist der herrliche Tag (alio modo)

Posted on Jul 3rd, 2018

Kauffmann's second chorale prelude to "Erschienen ist der herrliche Tag" has the chorale melody in the soprano voice. The other two voices weave a…

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Georg Friedrich Kauffmann, Es ist das Heil uns kommen her

Posted on Jan 13th, 2018

Kauffmann wrote two preludes to "Es ist das Heil uns kommen her". The first is a three part setting with the chorale melody in the soprano voice.…

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Georg Friedrich Kauffmann, Es ist das Heil uns kommen her (alio modo)

Posted on Jan 22nd, 2018

Kauffmann wrote two preludes to "Es ist das Heil uns kommen her". The second one is a nice bicinium. Kauffmann prescribes again a curious combination…

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Georg Friedrich Kauffmann, Es spricht der unweisen Mund wohl

Posted on Apr 22nd, 2018

Kauffmann's prelude to ``Es spricht der unweisen Mund wohl'' is written for two manuals and pedal. It is however not immediately clear which part…

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Georg Friedrich Kauffmann, Fuga über Ein feste Burg ist unser Gott

Posted on Jan 18th, 2017

Kauffmann wrote two preludes on "Ein feste Burg ist unser Gott". They are both strong compositions, in which the greatness, reliability or…

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Georg Friedrich Kauffmann, Fughetta über Wir glauben all’ an einen Gott

Posted on Mar 12th, 2017

Kauffmann's fughetta on "Wir glauben all' an einen Gott" is really short. Just 10 bars and that's it. It's a charming little piece nonetheless,…

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Georg Friedrich Kauffmann, Gelobet seist du Jesu Christ

Posted on Nov 22nd, 2016

Kauffmann's prelude on "Gelobet seist du Jesu Christ" is a bicinium. The registration Kauffmann prescribes that the left hand should probably be…

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Georg Friedrich Kauffmann, Gelobet seist du Jesu Christ

Posted on Feb 17th, 2017

Kauffmann seems to be the inventor of chorale prelude in which the chorale prelude is not played on the organ, but on a seperate instrument, in this…

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Georg Friedrich Kauffmann, Gottes Sohn ist kommen

Posted on Dec 20th, 2015

An interesting prelude by Kauffmann on this Christmas choral. All phrases of the melody are introduces and accompanied by themselves in diminution.…

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Georg Friedrich Kauffmann, Helft mir Gottes Güte preisen

Posted on Mar 19th, 2017

Like in so many of his preludes Kauffmann prescribes the use of the Quintadena 16' for this piece. Since he gives an alternative registration, based…

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Georg Friedrich Kauffmann, Herr Christ, der einig Gottes Sohn

Posted on Jul 12th, 2017

This is the fourth prelude in which Kauffmann employs the oboe to play the choral melody. The organ plays an elegant trio to accompany the oboe.…

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Georg Friedrich Kauffmann, Herr Gott, dich loben alle wir

Posted on Mar 24th, 2018

This is the fifth prelude in which Kauffmann employs the oboe to play the choral melody. The organ plays an elegant trio to accompany the oboe.…

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Georg Friedrich Kauffmann, Herr ich habe misgehandelt

Posted on Jan 29th, 2017

In his registration prescriptions Kauffmann often uses a 16 feet stop. Sometimes that makes the music needlesly heavy to my ears. But in this piece…

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Georg Friedrich Kauffmann, Herr Jesu Christ mein’s Lebens Licht

Posted on Jan 10th, 2017

Kauffman's is perhaps best remembered nowadays as author of "Die Harmonische Seelenlust", a complete edition of his organ chorales. He started…

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Georg Friedrich Kauffmann, Herr Jesu Christ, ich schrei zu dir

Posted on Feb 3rd, 2018

Kauffmann's prelude to "Herr Jesu Christ, ich schrei zu dir" is a relatively simple three part piece. The choral melody is in the upper voice. The…

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Georg Friedrich Kauffmann, Herzlich lieb hab ich dich, o Herr

Posted on Mar 20th, 2018

Kauffmann's prelude to "Herzlich lieb hab ich dich, O Herr" is a trio with the choral melody in the pedals. As always when Kauffmann uses a ternary…

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Georg Friedrich Kauffmann, Herzliebster Jesu, was hast du verbrochen?

Posted on Mar 23rd, 2017

Kauffmann's prelude on "Herzliebster Jesu was hast du verbrochen" is short but ingeniously constructed. It starts as a fugue on the first phrase of…

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Georg Friedrich Kauffmann, Heut fänget an das neue Jahr

Posted on Oct 10th, 2017

Kauffmann's prelude to "Heut fanget an das neue Jahr" is a cleverly constructed fugue. In the exposition the theme is (halfway) answered by its own…

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Georg Friedrich Kauffmann, Ich ruf zu dir Herr Jesu Christ

Posted on Mar 16th, 2017

Kauffmann's prelude on "Ich ruf zu dir Herr Jesu Christ" is a bicinium. The choral melody is stated in half notes and accompanied by the rapidly…

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Georg Friedrich Kauffmann, In dich habe ich gehoffet

Posted on Jun 10th, 2017

Kauffmann's first prelude to ``In dich habe ich gehoffet'' is a fugue on the first phrase of the choral melody. It is a cleverly constructued piece.…

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Georg Friedrich Kauffmann, In dich habe ich gehoffet (alio modo)

Posted on Jun 18th, 2017

Kauffmann prescribes again a 16-feet reed for this choral prelude. I tried the combination he suggets, but it makes the music very heavy to my ears.…

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Georg Friedrich Kauffmann, Jesu deine tiefe Wünden

Posted on Jul 9th, 2017

The melody of this choral is also known with the words "Freu dich sehr, o meine Seele". That seems an interesting contrafact, since based on the…

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Georg Friedrich Kauffmann, Jesus Christus, unser Heiland

Posted on Apr 5th, 2015

This Choral prelude on "Jesus Christus unser Heiland, der den Tod uberwand" is transcribed from a manuscript (Mus.ms. 22541 III) owned by the…

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Georg Friedrich Kauffmann, Jesus Christus, unser Heiland

Posted on Jul 19th, 2018

The source for most of the Kauffmann pieces is the original edition of 1733 of the "Harmonische Seelenlust". Some of the pieces can also be found in…

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Georg Friedrich Kauffmann, Jesus Christus, unser Heiland.

Posted on Oct 2nd, 2017

Kauffmann's prelude to "Jesus Christus unser Heiland" is a magnificent Trio. The first phrase of the choral melody is combined with a chromatic…

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Georg Friedrich Kauffmann, Komm heiliger Geist, Herre Gott

Posted on Apr 17th, 2015

The chorale prelude Komm heiliger Geist, Herre Gott was transcribed from from manuscript Mus.ms. 22541 III, owned by the Staatsbibliothek zu…

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Georg Friedrich Kauffmann, Komm heiliger Geist, Herre Gott

Posted on Apr 21st, 2015

The second prelude by Kauffmann on Komm heiliger Geist, Herre Gott in manuscript Mus.ms. 22541 III owned by the Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin The…

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Georg Friedrich Kauffmann, Komm heiliger Geist, Herre Gott

Posted on Apr 30th, 2015

The third choral prelude by Kauffmann on "Komm heiliger Geist, Herre Gott", found in manuscript Mus.ms. 22541 III owned by the Staatsbibliothek zu…

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Georg Friedrich Kauffmann, Kommt her zu mir, spricht Gottes Sohn

Posted on May 19th, 2018

Kauffmann's prelude to "Komt her zu mir, Spricht Gottes Sohn" is a very nice example of how to derive a musical piece from a choral melody. The…

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Georg Friedrich Kauffmann, Lobt Gott ihr Christen all’ zugleich

Posted on Oct 9th, 2016

Kauffmann's prelude on "Lobt Gott ihr Christen all' zugleich" is a vivid three-part invention. The choral melody is presented in the middle voice,…

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Georg Friedrich Kauffmann, Lobt Gott ihr Christen all’zugleich

Posted on Dec 4th, 2016

The second prelude by Kauffmann on "Lobt Gott ihr Christen all'zugleich" is a much shorter work than the one I published almost two months ago. It is…

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Georg Friedrich Kauffmann, Man lobt dich in der Stille

Posted on May 7th, 2018

Kauffmann's prelude to ``Man lobt dich in der Stille'' is a lively, concertante work. The chorale melody is played against a fast paced accompaniment…

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Georg Friedrich Kauffmann, Mit Ernst, ihr Menschenkinder

Posted on May 18th, 2018

Kauffmann's prelude to "Mit Ernst, ihr Menschenkinder" is more a 4 part setting of the chorale melody, usable for as accompaniment for the…

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Georg Friedrich Kauffmann, Nun danket alle Gott

Posted on Sep 18th, 2017

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…

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Georg Friedrich Kauffmann, Nun danket alle Gott (alio modo)

Posted on Sep 28th, 2017

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…

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Georg Friedrich Kauffmann, Nun freut euch lieben Christen gemein

Posted on Jun 23rd, 2017

Kauffmann's prelude on "Nun freut euch lieben Christen gemein" is a lovely bicinium. The left had accompanies with scales and broken chords the…

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Georg Friedrich Kauffmann, Nun freut euch lieben Christen gemein (alio modo)

Posted on Jun 26th, 2017

Kauffmann's second prelude on this chorale melody is a three part piece. The chorale melody in the soprano voice, the other two parts weave a…

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Georg Friedrich Kauffmann, Nun freut euch, Gottes Kinder all

Posted on Apr 18th, 2015

The chorale prelude Nun freut euch, Gottes Kinder (found in manuscript Mus.ms. 22541 III, owned by the Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin) has the same…

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Georg Friedrich Kauffmann, Nun komm der Heiden Heiland

Posted on Sep 16th, 2015

Manuscript Mus.ms. 22541 II (owned by the Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin - PK) contains 73 preludes based on chorales suitable for the Christmas period.…

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Georg Friedrich Kauffmann, Nun komm der Heiden Heiland (2)

Posted on Sep 23rd, 2015

Manuscript Mus.ms. 22541 II (owned by the Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin - PK) contains four preludes by Kauffmann on "Nun kom der heiden Heiland". They …

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Georg Friedrich Kauffmann, Nun komm der Heiden Heiland (3)

Posted on Sep 28th, 2015

The third prelude by Kauffmann on "Nun kom der heiden Heiland" in Manuscript Mus.ms. 22541 II (owned by the Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin - PK). It is a…

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Georg Friedrich Kauffmann, Nun komm der Heiden Heiland (4)

Posted on Oct 14th, 2015

This is the fourth prelude by Kauffmann, based on the prelude "Nun kom der heiden Heiland". In it's three part simplicity it is perhaps the most…

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Georg Friedrich Kauffmann, Nun lob mein Seel den Herren

Posted on Jun 24th, 2017

Kauffmann's second prelude on "Nun lob mein Seel den Herren" is a fugue on the first phrase of the chorale melody, though on a smaller scale than his…

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Georg Friedrich Kauffmann, Nun lob mein Seel’ den Herren

Posted on May 22nd, 2017

The chorale prelude on "Nun lob mein Seel' den Herren" is a fugue on the opening phrase of the choral melody. No frivolous registration this time,…

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Georg Friedrich Kauffmann, Nun ruhen alle Wälder

Posted on Feb 22nd, 2017

Usually in choral preludes I tend to have stronger stops for the chorale melody and softer stops for the accompaniment. In this prelude, however,…

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Georg Friedrich Kauffmann, O Gott du frommer Gott (alio modo)

Posted on Mar 2nd, 2018

Kauffmann's second prelude to " O Gott, du frommer Gott" is a relativly simple bicinium. Kauffmann does not give a registration prescription with…

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Georg Friedrich Kauffmann, O Gott, du frommer Gott

Posted on Feb 17th, 2018

In the original publication Kauffmann's prelude to "O Gott, du frommer Gott" is notated on three staves. The choral melody is notated on the upper…

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Georg Friedrich Kauffmann, O heiliger Geist, O heiliger Gott

Posted on Mar 27th, 2017

Kauffmann's prelude on "O heiliger Geist, o heiliger Gott" calls for the almost impossible combination of a Quintadena 16' and Fagot 16' in the left…

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Georg Friedrich Kauffmann, O Herre Gott, dein Göttlich Wort

Posted on May 17th, 2017

Kauffmann wrote three preludes to the choral "O Herre Gott, dein Göttlich Wordt". Or perhaps I should say "two and a half" since the third one is…

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Georg Friedrich Kauffmann, O Herre Gott, dein Göttlich Wort (Alio modo)

Posted on May 19th, 2017

Again a piece with an unusual registration prescription. No indication however which hand should play on which manual. So I made two recordings.…

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Georg Friedrich Kauffmann, O Lamm Gottes

Posted on Jun 7th, 2018

The intended structure of Kauffmann's prelude to "O Lamm Gottes" is not immediately clear. Kauffmann gives an alternative ending for the piece that…

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Georg Friedrich Kauffmann, Puer natus in Bethlehem

Posted on Nov 13th, 2016

The Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin has at least three sources for this prelude by Kauffmann: two copies of "Der Harmonische Seelenlust" and the…

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Georg Friedrich Kauffmann, Schmücke dich, o liebe Seele

Posted on Feb 10th, 2018

Kauffmann's prelude to "Schmücke dich, o liebe Seele" has the choral melody in the upper voice. The other two voices are never far apart and can be…

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Georg Friedrich Kauffmann, Schönster Immanuel

Posted on Mar 6th, 2017

In this choral prelude Kauffmann again prescribes the use of the Quintadena 16'. Together with the Praestant 8' it forms an interesting combination I…

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Georg Friedrich Kauffmann, Treuer Gott ich muss dir klagen

Posted on Oct 28th, 2017

Kauffmann's prelude to "Treur Gott ich muss dir klagen" is a bit of a challenge for the listener. The choral melody is well hidden in the tenor voice…

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Georg Friedrich Kauffmann, Treuer Gott, ich muss dir klagen (alio modo)

Posted on Oct 30th, 2017

This is the twin prelude to the one I uploaded two days ago. This time the choral melody is more easily discernible, as it is played in the soprano…

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Georg Friedrich Kauffmann, Valet will ich dir geben (1)

Posted on Apr 20th, 2017

Kauffmann's first prelude on "Valet will ich dir geben" calls for a combination that I by now consider as 'typically Kauffmann': Fagott 16',…

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Georg Friedrich Kauffmann, Valet will ich dir geben (alio modo)

Posted on May 6th, 2017

Kauffmann's second prelude to the melody of chorale "Valet wil ich dir geben" is again a piece with an unusual registration prescription. No…

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Georg Friedrich Kauffmann, Vater unser im Himmelreich (alio modo)

Posted on Apr 13th, 2018

Kaufmann wrote three choral preludes to "Vater unser im Himmelreich". The second is a bicinium, with the choral melody in the soprano voice. The…

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Georg Friedrich Kauffmann, Vater unser im Himmelreich (alio modo)(2)

Posted on Apr 19th, 2018

Kaufmann wrote three choral preludes to "Vater unser im Himmelreich", two of which are bicinia. This is the second bicinium, with the chorale melody…

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Georg Friedrich Kauffmann, Vater unser im Himmelreich (Fuga)

Posted on Apr 4th, 2018

Kaufmann wrote three choral preludes to "Vater unser im Himmelreich". The first is a powerfull 4-voice fugue on the first phrase of the chorale…

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Georg Friedrich Kauffmann, Vom Himmel hoch da komm ich her

Posted on Oct 18th, 2016

Another go at this choral melody, this time by Kauffmann. It is intruiging how one melody can give rise to so many different pieces. This version is…

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Georg Friedrich Kauffmann, Vom Himmel hoch da komm ich her (2)

Posted on Oct 22nd, 2016

Kauffmann is best known for the "Harmonische Seelenlust". This work, containing all of his known chorale preludes together with figured bass settings…

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Georg Friedrich Kauffmann, Wär Gott nicht mit uns dieser Zeit

Posted on Jul 14th, 2018

Kauffmann's prelude to "Wär Gott nicht mit uns dieser Zeit" is written like a Trio for organ, with the choral melody as bass voice. The other two…

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Georg Friedrich Kauffmann, Warum betrübst du dich mein Herz

Posted on Jul 11th, 2018

Kauffmann's prelude to "Warum betrübst du dich, mein Herz" is a slow paced three part piece. Kauffmann prescribes both Cornet and Sesquialetra for…

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Georg Friedrich Kauffmann, Was mein Gott will

Posted on Jul 18th, 2018

Kauffmann's prelude to "Was mein Gott will" is his most rhapsodic or improvisatory prelude. Four different ideas, from fast trio writing to adagio…

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Georg Friedrich Kauffmann, Wenn mein Stündlein vorhanden ist

Posted on May 28th, 2015

This chorale prelude was transcribed from manuscript Mus. ms. 22541 III owned by the Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin. Kauffmann prescribes a Gemshorn 8'…

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Georg Friedrich Kauffmann, Wenn wir in höchsten Nöthen sein

Posted on Jul 20th, 2018

Kauffmann's prelude to "Wenn wir in höchsten Nöthen sein" is again a fugato with the first phrase of the chorale melody as theme. Though notated on…

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Georg Friedrich Kauffmann, Wer nur den lieben Gott lässt walten

Posted on Jun 30th, 2017

Kauffmann's 'Harmonische Seelenlust' contains three preludes to "Wer nur den lieben Gott lässt walten". Only one of them was written by Kauffmann.…

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Georg Friedrich Kauffmann, Wie schön leuchtet der Morgenstern

Posted on Feb 28th, 2017

Kauffmann wrote two preludes to the choral "Wie schön leuchtet uns der Morgenstern". For the organ solo one, Kauffmann prescribes the use of a…

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Georg Friedrich Kauffmann, Wie schön leuchtet der Morgenstern

Posted on Mar 14th, 2017

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…

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Georg Friedrich Kauffmann, Wir glauben all an einen Gott

Posted on May 12th, 2015

Transcribed from manuscript Mus.ms. 22541 III owned by the Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin The recording was done with the sampleset, made by Organ Art…

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Georg Friedrich Kauffmann, Wo Gott zum Haus nicht gibt sein Gunst

Posted on Jun 29th, 2018

Kauffmann's chorale prelude to "Wo Gott zum Haus nicht gibt sein Gunst" is a nice example of Trio writing, with the chorale melody in the bass…

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Kauffmann/Zachow, Nun lasst uns Gott den Herrn

Posted on Jul 12th, 2018

Kauffmann's prelude to "Nun lasst uns Gott den Herrn" is actually not by Kauffmann at all, but is a piece composed by Friedrich Wilhelm Zachow.…

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