Voluntary IV Opus 7 by John Stanley

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A glorious Vox Humana voluntary from the 3rd set of ten voluntarys. It is transcribed direct from the facsimile with no editorial alterations. It would be well to consult a book on contemporary ornamentation such as the well known Essay on keyboard technique by CPE Bach to realise the ornaments properly. If there is no Vox Humana on your organ, try a Clarinet or Basson instead.

Chorale Fantasia on Te Deum Laudamus BuxWV 218 by Dieterich Buxtehude

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This wonderful piece, after an introductory prelude takes it's thematic inspiration from the plainchant tune to the Te Deum Laudamus, each section having the title of the position in the chant the section is based on. I have addressed some of the musical idiosyncrasies in the original text, and have realised them as I think Buxtehude would have performed them, adopting a policy of what sounds…