Fröhlich soll mein Herzen springen.

Posted on Dec 25th, 2017

"Fröhlich soll mein Herzen springen" is a choral that is sung on the first day of Christmas. Sorge wrote a festive prelude for this choral melody.…

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Georg Andreas Sorge, Gottes Sohn ist kommen

Posted on Dec 15th, 2017

Georg Andreas Sorge (1703 - 1778) was a German organist, composer, and, most notably, theorist. Sorge's first professional appointment was at the age…

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Georg Andreas Sorge, Helft mir Gottes Güte preisen

Posted on Jan 4th, 2018

Sorge's prelude to "Helft mir Gottes Güte preisen" is again proof of the notion that Sorge was inspired by the tonality of g minor. The piece has a…

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Georg Andreas Sorge, Herr Jesu Christ, mein Lebenslicht

Posted on Feb 12th, 2018

Sorge's choral prelude to "Herr Jesu Christ, mein Lebenslicht" is again a charming piece. The introduction has two voices on the accompanying manual.…

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Georg Andreas Sorge, Lob sei den allmächtigen Gott

Posted on Dec 22nd, 2017

Another nice choral prelude by Sorge. The left hand and the feet play the accompaniment for the choral melody in the right hand. The accompaniment is…

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Georg Andreas Sorge, Nun lasst un gehen

Posted on Feb 8th, 2018

Sorge's prelude to "Nun lasst uns gehen" follows the pattern of the preceding ones: one manual for the accompaniment and one manual for the choral…

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Georg Andreas Sorge, Von Adam her so lange Zeit

Posted on Dec 20th, 2017

Sorge wrote a very nice chorale prelude on this melody. The left hand and pedals provide a lively accompaniment to the choral melody, that is played…

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Georg Andreas Sorge, Wir Christenleut

Posted on Dec 24th, 2017

The tonality of g minor seems to have been very inspirational to Sorge. Not only does he use it often (3 times in the first 6 choral preludes from…

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