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, Gott Vater sende deine Geist

Posted on Dec 23rd, 2022

In his prelueㅇe to the melody of "Gott Vater sende deine Geist" (which is the same melody as "Kommt her zu mir, spricht Gottes Sohn") Tag writes…

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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, Ich weiß daß mein Erlöser lebt

Posted on Dec 5th, 2022

Tag's prelude tot the choral "Ich weiß daß mein Erlöser lebt" is again a nice composition. Tag writes an almost frivolous accompaniment with many…

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Christian Gotthilf Tag, Lobe den Herren

Posted on Jan 10th, 2023

Tag's prelude to the chorale "Lobe den Herren" has the same construction as his prelude to "Wir Christenleut (see here: Christian Gotthilf Tag, Wir…

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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 alle Weisheit

Posted on Jan 2nd, 2023

Tag's prelude to the chorale "Was alle Weisheit" (on the melody of "Christ unser Herr, zum Joran kam") is a beautiful, longwinded composition. Though…

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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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Christian Gotthilf Tag, Wo Gott der Herr nicht bei uns hält

Posted on Nov 23rd, 2022

It is one and a half years ago since I last published a composition by Christian Gotthilf Tag (see here: Christian Gotthilf Tag, Meinen Jesum lass…

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