Gottfried Kirchhoff (?), Ciaconna sopra “Herzlich lieb hab ich dich O Herr”

Posted on May 16th, 2020

It's been a while since I published a composition from manuscript Mus. Ms. 40037. The last one was Kirchhoff's ciaconna on Ach, Herr mich armen…

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Gottfried Kirchhoff, Ach Herr mich armen Sünder

Posted on Mar 27th, 2020

Kirchhoff seems to have elvated the ciaconna to his trademark technique for writing a choral prelude. His prelude to the famous melody of "Ach Herr…

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Gottfried Kirchhoff, Freu dich sehr o meine Seele

Posted on Nov 21st, 2020

Judging by the length Kirchhoff's chorale prelude to "Freu dich sehr, o meine Seele" is his most ambitious compositon contained in manuscript Mus.…

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Gottfried Kirchhoff, Meinen Jesum lass ich nicht

Posted on Feb 7th, 2020

The prelude to "Meinen Jesum lass ich nicht" is the second of the 7 choral preludes by Kirchhoff's hand I intend to publish. Technically it is not a…

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Gottfried Kirchhoff, Was mein Gott will das g’scheh allzeit

Posted on Jul 3rd, 2020

This choral prelude on the melody of "Was mein Gott will das g'scheh allzeit" is a straightforward piece. The introduction is a short fugato on the…

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Gottfried Kirchhoff, Wer nur den lieben Gott lässt walten

Posted on Feb 11th, 2020

The prelude to "Wer nur den lieben Gott lässt walten" is already the third of the 7 choral preludes by Kirchhoff's hand I intend to publish.…

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Gottfried Kirchhoff, Wir glauben all’ an einen Gott

Posted on Jan 29th, 2020

Gottfried Kirchhoff (1686 - 1746) was a German organist and composer. He was born in MÜhlbeck and got his musical training from Friedrich Wilhelm…

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