Tag, Christian Gotthilf

Christian Gotthilf Tag, Aus meinen Herzens Grunde

Posted on Oct 18th, 2019

In Tag's prelude to the choral "Aus meinen Herzens Grunde" the choral melody is played with the left hand. The right hand and, when not playing the…

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Christian Gotthilf Tag, Befiehl du deine Wege

Posted on Jan 3rd, 2021

It's already more than a year ago I published something from Christian Gotthilf Tag. And there are a few more of his compositions available in…

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Christian Gotthilf Tag, Herr ich habe misgehandelt

Posted on Apr 5th, 2021

The prelude to the choral "Herr, ich habe misgehandelt" is another beautiful organ composition by Christian Gotthil Tag. I keep wondering why the…

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Christian Gotthilf Tag, Meinen Jesum lass ich nicht

Posted on May 24th, 2021

[I published this piece three weeks ago; it was however not yet backed up when I needed to restore the website's database this weekend. So, here it…

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Christian Gotthilf Tag, Nun freut euch lieben Christen g’mein

Posted on Oct 8th, 2019

Manuscript Becker III.8.66, held by the Sächsische Landesbibliothek – Staats- und Universitätsbibliothek Dresden, contains 5 choral preludes…

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Christian Gotthilf Tag, Trio in Es Dur

Posted on Apr 23rd, 2021

Where in his choral preludes Tag adaopts the style of the Baroque in his writings, in his free organ works he tends te lean more towards the…

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Christian Gotthilf Tag, Wach auf mein Herz und singe

Posted on Nov 2nd, 2019

When you listen to Tag's choral prelude to "Wach auf mein Herz und Singe" you can not but wonder whether he and Johann Christoph Oley knew each…

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Christian Gotthilf Tag, Was Got tuth das ist wohlgetan

Posted on Sep 4th, 2019

Christian Gotthilf Tag (1735 - 1811) was a German Kantor and composer. On the age of twenty he became Kantor and schoolteacher in…

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Christian Gotthilf Tag, Wir Christenleut

Posted on Feb 5th, 2021

Christian Gotthilf Tag is one of those composers that nowadays is largely forgotten, yet whose music is qctually quite good and sometimes quite…

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