5 parts •
5 pages •
9 months ago •
Trumpet, Voice(2), Other Woodwinds, Cello
The magnificent brief duetto for Alto and Tenor from the cantata BWV 10, based upon the -tonus-peregrinus- Magnificat plainchant, which sounds in the trumpet. The chromatic, broken-line vocals are exceptionally rich in unexpected harmony, contrasting the seemingly "plain" plainchant. Bach
3 parts •
4 pages •
a year ago •
Other Woodwinds, Bassoon, Trumpet
"Although [it was] originally written for SSAT chorus, I created this transcription for organ as a -canto-fermo-in-pedale- chorale prelude." I'd not be surprised if JSB himself rendered it this way on occasion. The original form is at https://musescore.com/user/1831606/scores/1697186
The phenomenally complex, thick, and dark opening chorus of the cantata "Es ist nicht Gesundes an meinem Leibe", with the chorale "Herzlich thut mich Verlangen" in a four-part brass choir sounding against an immensely gnarly contrapuntal chorus.
6 parts •
7 pages •
4 years ago •
Other Woodwinds(2), Synthesizer, Recorder, Trumpet, Oboe
This is a performance of my 1980 chorale prelude on "Jesu, meine Freude". Clarin Pardo, a user here with considerable experience in simulating pipe organ registrations with the diverse army of MuseScore instruments and sounds, graciously volunteered to re-register my "performance"
3 parts •
6 pages •
4 years ago •
Flute, Recorder, Trumpet
An original “jazz trio” chorale prelude à la Bach’s “Schübler” set.
My first successful attempt a choral prelude, this movement dates from 1980, composed in the traditional way at the organ with pencil and music paper, “fair copy” in music pen and ink and WhiteOut. The organ was a Hammond B-3 i
The grand closing movement of Bach's incomparable B Minor Mass, with trumpets and drums. It is a reprise of the "Gratias Agimus" of the same mass, with slight adjustments, that itself a "parody" (i.e., Bach reused it, not said silly things about it) of "Wir danken Dir (i.e.,
This festive, driving chorus is one of Bach's greatest and most popular. Written for the celebration of the (Lutheran) reformation, probably first in 1715, but later revised, this setting of Luther's most famous hymn depicts the triumph of faith and Christ over the power of Satan. The trumpets